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

  • 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: January 15, 2021
  • 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
  • Junior National Catalog Scholarship
    • $500 scholarship
    • Donor: Junior National Catalog
    • Awarded to the winner in the 12th grade showmanship at the State Beef Cattle, Market Hog, Market Goat, Market Lamb Show, Breeding Ewe, Breeding Doe and Commercial Dairy Heifer Shows. May be awarded to a 4-H’er or FFA member attending any college or university.
    • For more information, contact Heather K. Shultz, hkalino@uga.edu
  • Emmanuel College Diversified Agriculture Scholarship
    • Open to any High School Senior who has applied to Emmanuel College and have declared Diversified Agriculture as their major.
      • One $4,000 scholarship –money will be applied to the student’s college account each semester they are enrolled in the Emmanuel College Diversified Agriculture major. ($1000 per year)
      • Please direct all correspondence to:
      • Deadline: March 30, 2020

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