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Howard County 4-H members are eligible to apply for the following scholarships.  Please be sure to pay special attention to deadline and submission details.

Turner/Olson Scholarships-These scholarships are in memory of two Howard County 4-H members, Jennifer Turner and Jennifer Olson, who tragicially died in separate car accidents.  Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to a current or former Howard County 4-H member enrolled at an accredited 4-year or 2-year college, university, or community college with intent to obtain a Bachelor's or upper level degree.   Applications are due to the Howard County Extension Office by July 1st.

Howard County Fair Scholarship-Each year, the Howard County Fair Association offers scholarships to qualified individuals to assist with their educational expenses. In 2017, up to six $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applications are due on Saturday, August 12th.

Howard County 4-H All Stars Scholarships-Four $500 scholarships are offered by the Howard County 4-H All Stars.  In addition, one $1,000 George Bowman Memorial Scholarship will be offered in 2017.  Completed applications are due July 1st.

Out of State Trips Scholarship-The Howard County 4-H Foundation, Inc. makes scholarships available to Howard County 4-H members selected for Out of State Trips. Scholarships will be awarded up to $250.  Completed applications can be sent to the Howard County Extension Office.

Jered Harrison 4-H/FFA Memorial Scholarship-Jered was an active member in the 4-H program and the South Carroll FFA. He showed beef steers, sheep and swine. Sadly, he lost his life in a farming accident at the young age of 26. This scholarship has been established in his memory to provide opportunity for other young 4-H and FFA members.   Applications are due July 22, 2017.

Lindsay M. Smith Scholarship-Established in 2016, the Lindsay M. Smith Scholarship will award $500 to a 4-H member who values their life skill development resulting from their 4-H experience.  Applications are due Friday, July 17th.

The Maryland Sheep Breeders Association in conjunction with the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival are offering two scholarships in the amount of $500 each to students who have been accepted or are in the process of applying for continuing education at a college, university, or technical / vocational school. Applications are due July 1st.

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