$500 PER EACH OF THREE RECIPIENTS, EVERY YEAR
2017 and each odd-numbered year, 1 recipient from each of the following states:
Recipient years: 2017, 2019, 2021, 2023 etc.
2018 and each even-numbered year, 1 recipient from each of the following states:
Recipient years: 2018, 2020, 2022 etc.
Each state will be responsible for its own selection process. The following two criteria are necessary for qualification of this scholarship.
- 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.
- 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.
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
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.