National 4-H Council is now accepting applications for the 2017 4-H Youth in Action Awards to be presented at the eighth annual Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. on March 21, 2017.
As the highest honor National 4-H Council awards to 4-H youth, the 2017 awards will recognize one remarkable 4-H’er within each pillar area: Agriculture; Citizenship; Healthy Living; and STEM.
Each of the four 4-H Youth in Action Awards pillar winners will receive:
- Scholarship: $5,000 scholarship for higher education.
- Public Recognition: An all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. to be recognized at Council's Legacy Awards on March 21, 2017.
- Spokesperson Opportunities: Serve as the National Youth Spokesperson for their recognized pillar area.
In addition, one National 4-H Youth in Action Award winner will be selected from the four pillar winners and receive an additional $5,000 scholarship for higher education.
All applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM ET on Monday, October 24, 2016.