2020 4-H Scholarship Application

Michael Lavergne, Leger, Toby

TO: Senior High School Louisiana 4-H Members

LSU AgCenter Agents assisting 4-H Members with Scholarship Applications

Subject: 2020 Louisiana 4-H Scholarship Application and Instructions

Attached is the 2020 Louisiana 4-H Scholarship Application. Please make sure that you read through the application and the requirements. The process is consistent with the previous year.


Parish Deadline:

Each parish will establish their own scholarship application deadline. 4-H members must check with Parish office/agent to know when deadline is.

State Deadline:

All applications must be received in the Louisiana 4-H Foundation Office, 104 J Norman Efferson Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 by the close of business (4:30 pm) on Friday, March 6, 2020 (this is NOT postmarked, but received). Absolutely No Late Applications Will Be Accepted!


Scholarship Application Admission Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a 2020 graduating high school senior and entering college or technical school in the Summer or Fall of 2020.
  • Application is being submitted in printed paper form for 2020 and NOT electronically or online. Application should be submitted on white typing paper. The use of black ink is preferred in order to make judging easier.
  • 4-H Scholarship application must be completed on the correct and current application to be considered.
  • Application should only cover that past three years of the applicants 4-H career (2017-2020).
  • Application must be complete to be considered. Applicants and/or parish offices will not be contacted if application is incomplete or incorrect after it has arrived in the Louisiana 4-H Foundation Office.
  • Applicants submitting applications for more than one scholarship need only submit a single application form.
  • Application must be typed either using the Microsoft Word version of the application, or the application can be printed and typed using a typewriter. Handwriting applications will not be accepted.
  • Applicants should not add additional pages to the application. Additional pages are considered “incorrect” applications and will not be considered.
  • All necessary attachments must be submitted with the application (Transcripts with mid-term grades, ACT/SAT scores, letter of recommendation from academic advisor, teacher, guidance counselor, or principal on school letterhead. These items will not be accepted late or not in the same application packet.
  • Must meet the requirements as stipulated in the scholarship criteria.
  • Application must contain original signatures of the school personnel, parish 4-H agent, 4-H applicant, and parent/guardian.

  • Scholarship Application Requirements:

  • Current year Louisiana 4-H Scholarship Application complete, all signatures received, and typed.
  • Transcript of grades, including mid-term grades, signed by appropriate school official.
  • Copy of ACT/SAT scores provided by the testing agency.
  • Letter of recommendation from academic advisor on school letterhead.

  • Parish Instructions:

  • Review application for completeness and all signatures.
  • Ensure all required attachments are included with application.
  • Once reviewed for correctness, go to: Scholarship Submission Survey and complete necessary information indicating submission of application from your parish.
  • Packet all scholarship applications from your parish in one packet and mail to the Louisiana 4-H Foundation, 104 J Norman Efferson Hall, 110 LSU Union Square, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 so delivery in office is ensured before the close of business on Friday, March 6, 2020. No Late Applications Will Be Accepted from Parish Offices or Directly from Families.
  • There is no limit for how many scholarship applications a parish may enter per scholarship. A 4-H member may enter any Louisiana 4-H scholarship for which they qualify.

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