The Nebraska 4-H Foundation supports 4-H in many ways, from scholarships and grants to 4-H clubs to offering programs such as the Nebraska 4-H Ambassador and 4-H Club of the Month programs.

All scholarship applications must be submitted to

Scholarships for 2018

The Nebraska 4-H Foundation provides 4-H members the opportunity to apply for scholarships.

All scholarship applications must be submitted to

2018 Scholarships Available:

  • Donna Wampler Endowed Scholarship (due March 2)
  • Orscheln Industries Foundation Scholarship (due March 2)
  • Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply (due March 2)
  • The 4-H Legacy Scholarship (due March 2)
  • Rose and Guy Richard McDonald Scholarship (due March 2)
  • Horse Scholarship — Grand Island Saddle Club (due March 2)
  • Horse Scholarship — R.B. Warren 4-H Horse Educational Scholarship (due March 2)
  • Ron and Rita Horst Citizenship Scholarship (due March 2)
  • Kimberly Family Scholarship Fund (due March 2) *Keith County only*
  • Renee Felt Schulte Scholarship (due March 2) *Wayne County only*
  • Tom Holman Scholarship (due March 2) *Scotts Bluff and Morrill counties only*

For guidelines and more information, please visit our scholarship guidelines and scholarship application (pdf)  or scholarship application (doc).


2018 Governor’s Agricultural Excellence Award

The purpose of the Nebraska 4-H Foundation’s Governor’s Agricultural Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA) is to recognize 4-H clubs for the work of the individuals in the club and the community service work of the entire club.

All Governor’s Agricultural Excellence Award applications must be submitted to by March 2, 2018.

Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month

Nominate your club for Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month! The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska 4-H Ambassadors have joined together to start a program which recognizes 4-H clubs throughout the state of Nebraska. Any 4-H club may nominate themselves to be the Club of the Month. Nominations are due the second Friday of the month before the club will be the Club of the Month. The club who is chosen to be Club of the Month will receive a $50 cash card from the Nebraska 4-H Foundation and their story will be showcased on the Nebraska 4-H Foundation’s Facebook, Twitter, and website along with the State 4-H website and Facebook and in their local newspaper.

Please email or mail nomination forms to:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Nebraska 4-H Foundation
210 Mussehl Hall East Campus
PO Box 830719
Lincoln NE 68583-0719