College and Career Resources
The Texas 4-H and Youth Development is committed to assisting young people, both in 4-H and not, have the resources and information to make the right decisions about their future. To explore the opportunities for careers and colleges select the link below.
- Free Application for Student Student Aid (FAFSA)– link
- YouTube Videos: Apply for Aid link
- Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation Compendium of Texas Colleges – link
2021 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN NOVEMBER 2, THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FEBRUARY 15.
Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarships are academic scholarships awarded each year to applicants based on their academic record, 4-H experience, and financial need. Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to award over $2.5 MILLION in scholarships to over 200 4-H members.
You must complete your FAFSA (The Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before submitting your scholarship application at http://www.fafsa.gov/. This is required for Baccalaureate, Technical, and Courageous Heart scholarships. Please complete this before mid-December.
If you wait, you may not have time to get the FAFSA paperwork submitted and receive the SAR report before the Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship application deadline. This is a required document to be attached to your application, without this you will not be able to apply.
Texas Farm Credit Scholarship Programs
Texas Farm Credit is offering an opportunity for students to submit their applications to their Ag Student of the Month program and Marsha Martin Scholarship program. You can apply for both programs by filling out one application at: https://www.texasfcs.com/about-us/scholarship-form .
Texas A&M Department of Soil and Crop Sciences Scholarships
Undergraduate Degrees in Plant and Environmental Soil Science and Turfgrass Science. Freshmen are eligible for up to $4000 per year of departmental scholarships for 4 years and Transfers are eligible for up to $4000 per year of departmental scholarships for 2 years. Scholarship application and requirements at: http://soilcrop.tamu.edu/scholarship-opportunities/
1890 National Scholars Program
Program for one that is interested in working for the USDA after college graduation and is seeking a degree in agriculture, food, natural resources sciences, or other related disciplines at participating institutions. For more information please visit: https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detailfull/national/careers/student/?cid=stelprdb1086210