BALTIMORE COUNTY 4-HLIVESTOCK SALE
SCHOLARSHIP - CRITERIA


Scholarship Sponsor:  The Baltimore County 4-H Livestock Sale Committee

11212 Liberty Road   Owings Mills, MD 21117
[email protected]

Effective Date of Award:  Fall 2017To be awarded at the 2017 Baltimore County 4-H Livestock Sale  

Award:  Up to two $1,000 scholarships

Objective:  To provide funds for furthering education beyond high school

Usage:  Fully Accredited College, Trade School or Technical School

Eligibility:  Applicant must: 

  • be an active member of the Baltimore County 4-H Program;  or have been a Baltimore County 4-H alumni who has not passed their 21st year of age
  • be a graduate of an area high school or equivalent;  
  • have been involved in animal science/livestock project;  
  • have participated in the Baltimore County 4-H Livestock Sale at least three times in 4-H career; one time as a Senior member (age 14-18);  
  • complete application including essay;  
  • submit an official 2016 Baltimore County 4-H Record Book or an updated resume if a 4-H alumni
  • submit two letters of recommendation (these may be from volunteers, organizations, teachers or advisors)  
  • previous recipients may not apply

Application will be given a 2-year consideration.

Applications Due:   May 1, 2017

Send to:   Livestock Scholarship, 11212 Liberty Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117 

Selection Committee: 

Applications will be reviewed and applicants interviewed by a Scholarship Selection Committee.  The Committee will be comprised of one member from the Baltimore County 4-H Livestock Scholarship Committee, one community representative, and one Extension representative. 

Method of Selection:  The application with essay, official Baltimore County 4-H Record Book or resume of an alumni, the interview, and letters of recommendation will be used to determine the recipient(s).

Essay:   “How my 4-H Livestock Project Work has impacted my life."   (Essay should not exceed 1,000 words typed, double spaced)  

Record Book: All 4-H applicants must submit their 2016 Baltimore County 4-H Record Book*.
                           All 4-H alumni must submit an updated resume*

 *Current resume should include but not limited to community service, livestock activities, overall contributions to the 4-H livestock  program, 4-H involvement and extra curricular activities.

Interview:   All applicants must interview with the Selection Committee to be considered for scholarship.  
                   
The applicant will be notified of the interview date and time.

Send Questions to [email protected] 

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