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4-H Scholarships

Dozens of college scholarships are available to local 4-H youth, with many application deadlines falling between January and May.


National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) Scholarship Program

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) conducts a scholarship program to assist young adults in agriculture.  This program is the Lois Britt Memorial Scholarship Program sponsored by CME Group.

Five $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to students who intend to pursue a career in the pork industry.  The scholarships are focused on undergraduate students in a two-year swine program or a four-year college of agriculture.

Click the heading above for further details and application process.

If you would like more information, contact Craig Boelling at 515-278-8012.


Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadline: February each year
The Foundation offers $1,500 and $2,500 scholarships for outstanding graduating high school seniors enrolled in Arapahoe County 4-H.


Colorado 4-H Collegiate Scholars Program
Application Deadline: November each year
4-H Scholars promote the positive experiences they had in 4-H and spend up to 20 hours a month representing 4-H at key activities, speaking at public events, and meeting with stakeholders and donors. For their efforts, each Scholar receives training, public relations support materials, reimbursement for expenses, and a $1,500 annual stipend toward college expenses.


Colorado 4-H Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadline: April 1 each year

  • 1st Choice After School Kare 4-H Youth Scholarship
    A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a college-bound outstanding 4-H high school senior each year.
  • Colorado Agricultural Development Authority 4-H Youth Scholarship
    Five $1000 scholarships are awarded to entering college freshman enrolling in an agriculture-related program. The scholarship may be used to attend any Colorado college or university with an accredited agriculture program.
  • Bill & Barbara Holthaus 4-H Youth Scholarship
    Three $1000 scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding 4-H members.
  • Kimberling Family 4-H Youth Scholarship
    A $500 scholarship is awarded to a 4-H youth that has exhibited food animal projects at the Colorado State Fair and is enrolling in a pre-vet program at Colorado State University.
  • Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply 4-H Youth Scholarship
    A $1000 scholarship is awarded to a college-bound outstanding 4-H high school senior each year.
  • Portouw Photography 4-H Youth Scholarship
    A $300 scholarship is awarded to a student that has completed at least three years in 4-H photography and has entered their photography in the Colorado State Fair for at least two years.
  • Audrey Sandstead 4-H Youth Scholarship
    A $400 scholarship is awarded to a student enrolling in their first year in the College of Applied Human Sciences.
  • Howard E. & Marjory M. Smith 4-H Youth Scholarship
    A $1000 scholarship is awarded to a college-bound outstanding 4-H high school senior each year.