Chippewa County 4-H provides opportunities for members to be recognized for their accomplishments and dedication to the program by offering several scholarship opportunities. Each scholarship opportunity noted below has uniquely specific criteria. Please take time to review the criteria and if you fit within those guidelines, you are encouraged to apply.
Forestry Committee Scholarship – Scholarships will be awarded to 4-H members graduating from 4-H. Applicants must have been enrolled in 4-H for at least three (3) years. Scholarships will be available during the 2nd semester of the 1st year of post secondary education. Proof of enrollment in any short-course or second semester is necessary during their second semester. Applicants can earn the scholarship one (1) time. The 4-H Forest Committee has the final decision on all applications. Return applications by May 1st to: 4-H Forest Committee c/o Chippewa County Extension Office, Courthouse, Room 13, 711 North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729.
4-H Shooting Sports Scholarship – Given in memory of those 4-H youth who were involved in a Shooting Sports discipline and are no longer with us. The applicant must be enrolled in a Chippewa County 4-H club during their senior year to be eligible to apply. The applicant must be registered in a shooting sports discipline during their senior year to be eligible to apply. The applicant’s name must appear on all required pages of the application. The application form must be filled out completely and include required attachments to be reviewed for consideration. The $250 is non-renewable. Application must be submitted in typed form. Completed application, including all required attachments, must be postmarked by May 1st and returned to: Chippewa County University Extension Courthouse, Room 13, 711 North Bridge Street Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 Attention: 4-H Shooting Sports Scholarship Committee. Scholarship winner(s) will be announced at the awards ceremony held during the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. Scholarships will be disbursed during Second Semester of Freshman Year after the committee receives a copy of first semester grades as well as verification of second semester registration.