A number of scholarship opportunities are available to 4-H’ers involved in livestock projects.

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  • Emmanuel College Diversified Agriculture Scholarship
    • This scholarship is open to any High School Senior who has applied to Emmanuel College and have declared Diversified Agriculture or Agricultural Education as their major.
      Scholarship Amount: 4,000.00 – Scholarship money will be applied to the student’s college account each semester they are enrolled in the Emmanuel College Agriculture major. ($1000 per year)
  • Guthrie Dairy Youth Leadership Award
    • This cash award will be given annually to 4-H or FFA members involved in youth dairy programs or activities and who need financial assistance in order to participate in workshops, conferences, field days or any other dairy-related activity that would enhance their leadership abilities. Exhibiting your Dairy Heifer Project is not considered a qualifying program for this scholarship.
    • Deadline: February 1, 2021
  • GSB 2021 Scholarship Application
    • GSB is offering ten $500 scholarships to high school seniors who have been actively involved in the junior swine program. Scholarships will be given at the Awards presentation in May 2021. Download application.
        • Applicants must be:
          • A swine exhibitor at the 2021 Junior Livestock Show
          • Must participate in Senior Showmanship
          • Must participate in the Senior Skillathon
        • Applicants will bring all required materials (listed on application) to the Skillathon on February 17 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at the Roquemore Building.
        • Deadline: February 17, 2021
  • GFB Foundation for Agriculture Scholarships
    • The GFB Foundation for agriculture strives to provide students with an opportunity to succeed as they study agriculture-related courses of study. There are several scholarship opportunities available to students, each with varying criteria and eligibility requirements. This year, we are providing over $60,000 worth of scholarships to students in the following areas: high school seniors, rising college juniors and seniors, technical college students and students at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine.
      • These scholarships are handled by the Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture
      • Deadline: March 1, 2021
  • Sullivan Supply Scholarship Program
    • Each year, Sullivan Supply offers 20 scholarships of $1,000 each to youth displaying a great passion for the livestock show industry and/or livestock production.
    • Candidate must be a graduating high school senior or college student 21 years of age or younger; resident of the U.S. or Canada, and not a previous Sullivan Sullivan scholarship winner. An agriculture major or a career goal in livestock is not a requirement but a continued future involvement in the livestock industry is.
    • Deadline: March 15, 2021
  • Georgia Junior Livestock Foundation Scholarship
    • One $1,500 scholarship in memory of Lee Harris, Jr.
    • Five $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who have been actively involved in the Georgia Junior Livestock Program
    • These scholarships are handled by the Georgia Junior Livestock Foundation.
    • Deadline: February 1, 2022
  • USDA/1890 National Scholars Program
    • The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is available to high school seniors entering their freshman year of college and rising college sophomores and juniors.
    • Deadline: February 15, 2022
  • Georgia Cattlewomen’s Association Scholarships
      • The Georgia Cattlewomen’s Association Scholarship is open for high school seniors and current college students pursuing degrees in agriculture. The scholarship can be used at a college, university, or technical/vocation school.

    Beef Futurity Scholarships

    • Billy Moss Beef Futurity Scholarship
      • Donor: Georgia Junior Beef Futurity
      • Amount: One; $500
    • C.D. Brannen Memorial Beef Futurity Scholarship
      • Donor: Georgia County Cattlemen’s Associations
      • Amount: One; $500
    • Dan Daniel Beef Futurity Scholarship
      • Donor: Georgia County Cattlemen’s Associations
      • Amount: One; $500
    • M.K. “Curly” Cook Beef Futurity Scholarship
      • Donor: Georgia Club Calf Producers Association
      • Amount: One; $500
    • For more information, contact:
      • Carole Knight
        • Bulloch County Extension Agent
        • clh@uga.edu
        • 912-871-6130
      • Heather Shultz
      • Christa Steinkamp
      • Tommy Waldrop
        • South Region Area Livestock Teacher, Futurity Scholarship Coordinator
        • twaldrop@gaaged.org
        • 229-386-3196
      • Ricky Wheeler

    Contact

    Heather K. Shultz
    Extension Specialist, Livestock
    706-542-8892
    hkalino@uga.edu