2017 Scholarship Application Period is Now CLOSED

Good Luck To All Who Applied.

Winners will be notified in May.


The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education in 2017.  To be considered for financial support, applications must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation via email by March 15, 2017.

Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated personal growth, development and leadership, academic performance and future educational goals.

To be eligible for Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships, students must have been a Wisconsin 4-H member for at least one year; have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and be enrolled or planning to enroll at a university, college or technical school.

Please check back at the end of the year for more information on how to apply for next year’s awards.


Applicants who are awarded scholarships will be notified by postal letter and/or email in May.  This letter will include information about how to access the scholarship.  Scholarship awardees are required to send a thank-you note to the scholarship sponsor.  Scholarship recipients and portions of their application materials (including their photo) may be featured in Wisconsin 4-H Foundation materials.


Call or email the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation:    608.262.1597 or


4-H Community Service Scholarship

Award:  $750 (2 Scholarships awarded)
Francis & Phyllis Conrad Memorial Scholarship Award Winners:

Mariah Anne Stewart of Prescott, Pierce County
Pauline Schlais of Sullivan, Jefferson County, Sullivan Stars 4-H Club

T. L. Bewick Scholarship

Award:  $1,000 (2 Scholarships awarded)
Rachel Hovey of Mondovi, Buffalo County, Lookout Legends 4-H Club
Alexander J. Harmon of Dodgeville, Iowa County

4-H Leadership Scholarship

Award:  $500 (2 Scholarships awarded)
Culver’s 4-H Scholarship Award Winners:

Kathryn Kugel of Shawano, Shawano County, Waukechon Wildcats 4-H Club
Jacob Henning of Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Maple Drive Boosters

Elizabeth Salter-Eby Memorial Scholarship

Award:  $500 (1 Scholarship awarded)
Caitlin McCombe of Cedarburg, Ozaukee County, Covered Bridge 4-H Club

4-H Agriculture or Family Living Scholarship

Award:  $1,000 (2 Scholarships awarded)
Oscar G. & Mary M. Woelfel Memorial Scholarships Winners:

Roseanne L. Crave of Waterloo, Dodge County, Portland Boosters 4-H Club
Nicole L. M. Dittbrenner of Cumberland, Polk County, McKinley Vikings 4-H Club

Betty Krueger Memorial Scholarship

Award:  $500 (1 Scholarship awarded)
Sarah Schuster of Deerfield, Dane County


Call or email the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation:
608.262.1597 or


Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation, Inc.
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-1597

Contributions to the Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation

Contributions to the Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation are used to assist the organization in their mission to provide resources to the Wisconsin 4‑H program.

Contributions are made with the understanding that the Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation has complete control and administration over the use of the donated funds.

The Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All contributions to the Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Federal tax identification number is 39-0914868. The most recent Form 990 can be found here.

Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation Statement of Nondiscrimination

The Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation is committed to, and morally bound to, a policy of nondiscrimination in regard to race, veteran status, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, gender, or sexual orientation as applicable to persons served by it, to staff employment, and to membership on its governing board.

As an organization and as individuals, we take the opportunity to learn and benefit from the divergent perspectives, backgrounds, and abilities each individual brings to the pursuit of our common mission.