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Western Massachusetts Trustees' Scholarship

1. This scholarship is available to any student residing in Western Massachusetts who participated in the Eastern States Exposition youth programs and is accepted or attending a two or four year accredited higher education institution.

2. The Western Mass. Eastern States Exposition Trustees have allocated monies for Scholarships in 2013. The number and size of the scholarships and the recipients will be determined by a committee of Trustees after reviewing the applications.

3. Transcript of latest grades and recommendations from youth activity advisor or leader must be enclosed.

4. Deadline date - June 30, 2013. Candidates may be required to attend interviews. Decisions on monies awarded will be made in early July.

5. Send application, recommendation, and transcript to Suzanne Marotta, Chairperson, Western Mass. Trustees Grant Committee, c/o Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, Ma. 01089.

For a copy of the application please email dbohaboy@thebige.com.
  ONLY THOSE APPLICATIONS FULLY COMPLETED (TYPED AND SUBMITTED), ALONG WITH SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION,
WILL BE CONSIDERED.

THE BIG E RUBY MORRIS 4-H SCHOLARSHIP

SCHOLARSHIP PROCEDURE
$500 PER EACH OF THREE RECIPIENTS, EVERY YEAR

2015 and each odd-numbered year, 1 recipient from each of the following states:

Maine
New Hampshire
Vermont

Recipient years: 2015, 2017, etc.

2014 and each even-numbered year, 1 recipient from each of the following states: Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Connecticut

Recipient years: 2016, 2018, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS
Each state will be responsible for its own selection process. The following two criteria are necessary for qualification of this scholarship.

1. Potential candidates must have been a 4-H program participant at The Big E for at least one year, the year of the scholarship presentation or prior.
2. Scholarship must be used for Two or Four Year College, Professional Training, Technical Schools, etc.
* It is the responsibility of the individual state to decide if the scholarship check should be written to the recipient or the educational institution.

NOTIFICATION PROCESS
It is up to each state to notify their recipient, and arrange for the winner to be present on 4-H Day (the first Saturday) at The Big E. Each state shall notify the Eastern States Exposition Agriculture & Education Department of the winner's name at least one week prior to the 4-H Day Scholarship Presentation. At the presentation the winners will receive a document certifying they have won the scholarship.

Department of Agriculture & Education
(413) 205-5011
Eastern States Exposition
1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089

* Each state office is responsible for contacting Eastern States Exposition with information of who the Ruby Morris scholarship check should be written to, and the address for sending the check.

To apply or request a copy of the application, please contact your State 4-H Extension Office.

 

Connecticut and Rhode Island Trustee Scholarships

Trustees throughout Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island offer various scholarships. For more information on who to contact please click here. Be sure to include the states you are interested in along with your town.

 

ESE 4-H Beef Scholarship

From:  Laura Marek
          Cooperative Extension 4-H Educator & Chair of the ESE 4-H Beef Program Committee

Re:     ESE 4-H Beef Program Scholarship and Application

It is my pleasure to inform you about a scholarship opportunity made available through the ESE 4-H Beef Program Committee. Over the years, donations and successful fund raising efforts of the committee have created funds above and beyond those needed for the yearly educational program. In an effort to use these funds for the benefit of those who have been in the program, a scholarship fund has been developed.

Three $1000 Scholarships will be awarded in 2014.

Open to high school seniors and current college students who have participated in the Eastern States Exposition 4-H Beef Program.

*Awards will be announced during the ESE 4-H Beef Activity.
*Scholarships will be awarded after the successful completion of the first semester of a 2 or 4 year program.
*Return application by June 1, 2014 to:
                        4-H Beef Scholarship
                        Agriculture & Education Department
                        Eastern States Exposition
                        1305 Memorial Avenue
                        West Springfield, MA 01089 

Click here to download an application.

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