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Maryland 4-H Foundation Scholarships

The Maryland 4-H Foundation offers 4-H members the opportunity to apply for academic scholarships. Each year scholarships are awarded to current Maryland 4-H members or alumni who will be enrolled at an accredited college, university or post-secondary technical training program for the fall and spring semesters of the upcoming academic year. The Maryland 4-H Foundation awards an average of $50,000 in scholarships annually.

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Maryland 4-H Scholarships

  • Amelia Grace Dashiell 4-H Horse Scholarship - Awarded to Maryland 4-H Equine project members enrolled in a two or four-year equine studies, animal science, pre-veterinarian, biology, or zoology program and must have carried a 4-H horse project for a minimum of two years. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Barbara Pue Streaker Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Beatrice Streaker Pfefferkorn Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Brenda Bourne Stair Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to an individual who has demonstrated a record of leadership and citizenship abilities and activities.
  • Charles & Judy Iager Maryland 4-H Scholarship - 2 awarded per year. Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • David and Debbie Ross Scholarship - Preference given to applicants pursuing careers in a) engineering or engineering technology with a degree from an accredited college or university program or b) one of the trades in a position requiring an industry recognized certified skilled training including those in mechanical, electrical, structural, welding, mechanical sciences, engineering technology and other requiring post-secondary training.
  • Donald C. Toms Scholarship - Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • E. Rankin Lusby Scholarship - Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Edwin D. and Susan C. Fry Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Fine Arts & 4-H Scholarship - Awarded to individuals who have demonstrated excellence in visual or performing arts (music, art/photography, fashion, drama, or dance) and carried at least (1) one project in an agricultural or veterinary science area and has demonstrated a commitment to being a good citizen and leader.
  • George Edward Lechlider Memorial Scholarhip - Awarded to an individual enrolled at a 4-year college, university or 2 year approved technical program in agriculture or related fields
  • Howard Warfield Clark, Sr. Scholarship - Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Irene G. & Nicolas A. Porter Scholarship - Irene G. and Nicolas A. Porter Scholarship - Awarded to an individual enrolled in a horticulture/plant science related curriculum or pursuing a career in a horticulture/plant science related field.
  • J. Lee Majeskie Dairy Scholarship - Awarded to an individual with a career interest in dairy science; preference given to individuals enrolled at University of Maryland, College Park.
  • J. O’Neal & Rosa Moxley Johnston Scholarship - Awarded to an individual enrolled to attend the University of Maryland, College Park.
  • June Curran Branthover Scholarship - Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Lansdale Pue Scholarship - A minimum of 2 awarded per year. Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Maryland 4-H All Stars Blackhall Scholarship - Awarded to an individual who has demonstrated excellence in community service.
  • Mid-East Dairy Herd Improvement Association Scholarship - A minimum of 2 awarded per year: Applicants must participate in the 4-H dairy project and be pursuing a direct or indirect career that supports the dairy industry. Applicants whose families are members of Mid-East DHIC are encouraged to apply.
  • Paul and Fran Rock Scholarship - Awarded to an individual enrolled to attend the University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Rippeon Family Scholarship - Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Sandy Spring Bank Scholarship - Awarded to individuals who live in and attend school in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery or Prince George’s county.
  • Victor T. Olds Memorial Scholarship - A minimum of 4 awarded per year. Awarded to a current or former 4-H member pursuing post-secondary education.
  • W. Lawson King Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to an individual enrolled in a curriculum related to agriculture.
  • W. Max and Blodwen J. Buckel Scholarship - Awarded to an individual enrolled to attend the University of Maryland. Preference is given to 4-H participation in the following counties: Garrett, Montgomery, Prince George’s and Baltimore.
  • William E. & Eileen M. Klingelhofer Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to entering freshman.

Previous Scholarship Winners

2021

Amelia Grace Dashiell 4-H Horse Scholarship Gavrielle Goldie
Brenda Bourne Stair Memorial Scholarship Kamryn Barth
Charles and Judy Iager Scholarship (2 awarded) Brigid King
Eric Milhollan
David & Debbie Ross Scholarship Kallan Latham
Donald C. Toms Memorial Scholarship Lesley Porterfield
Dr. Grant Hill Family Scholarship Rebecca Brault
E. Rankin Lusby Scholarship Brynn LaSala
Fine Arts & 4-H Scholarship Ana Clemmer
George Edward Lechlider Memorial Scholarship Caroline Saathoff
Howard Warfield Clark Sr. Memorial Scholarship Isabel Lopez
Irene G. & Nicholas A. Porter Memorial Scholarship Hannah Burgess
J. Lee Majeskie Dairy Memorial Scholarship Ryan Allen
J. O'Neal & Rosa Moxley Johnston Memorial Scholarship Taylar Burch
June Curran Branthover Memorial Scholarship Lindsey Larkin
Lansdale Pue Memorial Scholarship (4 awarded) Katie Chapple
Carl Eckard
Hannah Kirk
William O'Boyle
Maryland 4-H All Star Blackhall Scholarship Andrej Klema
Mid-East Dairy Herd Improvement Association Scholarship (6 Awarded) Olivia Dinkel
Rachel Eaves
Claudia Fumagalli
Dylan Hill
Kara Hutchison
Chad Patterson
Paul and Fran Rock Scholarship Bree Haufe
Rippeon Family Scholarship Ellie Feaga
Victor T. Olds Memorial Scholarship (4 awarded) William Britz
Edey McDougal
Allison Stoner
Sara VanRyswick
W. Lawson King Memorial Scholarship Courtney Schrader
W. Max & Blowden J. Buckel Scholarship Jennifer Gannon
William E. & Eileen M. Klingelhofer Memorial Scholarship Peyton Riley
Sandy Spring Bank Scholarship (10 awarded) Angela Bueso
Sara Dove
Elizabeth Miller
Zachary Spurrier
Breanne Yencha
Emma Baker
Zachary Crum
Olivia Scuderi
Morgan Stolba
Tamia Tabourn

2020

Amelia Grace Dashiell 4-H Horse Scholarship Grace Park
Brenda Bourne Stair Memorial Scholarship Lesa Ramsburg
Charles and Judy Iager Scholarship (2 awarded) Makenzie Hereth
Colby Hough
David & Debbie Ross Scholarship Connor Raley
Donald C. Toms Memorial Scholarship Austin (Dutch) Nickerson
Fine Arts & 4-H Scholarship Katelyn Cherry
George Edward Lechlider Memorial Scholarship Kelly Spicer
Howard Warfield Clark Sr. Memorial Scholarship Sydney Garner
Irene G. & Nicholas A. Porter Memorial Scholarship Logan Schooley
J. Lee Majeskie Dairy Memorial Scholarship Charles Patterson
J. O'Neal & Rosa Moxley Johnston Memorial Scholarship Samuel Guzzone
Lansdale Pue Memorial Scholarship (3 awarded) Samantha Fielder
Skyler Slimmer
Payton Steele
Maryland 4-H All Star Blackhall Scholarship Rachel Eaves
Mid-East Dairy Herd Improvement Association Scholarship (5 Awarded) Mitchell Debnam
Marina Karides
Maxwell Nelson
Marissa Roberts
Ryan Schooley
Paul and Fran Rock Scholarship Colleen Geary
Rippeon Family Scholarship Courtney Schrader
Victor T. Olds Memorial Scholarship (4 awarded) Michael Nickerson
Sarah Ortt
Brennan Stewart
Benjamin Truxel
W. Lawson King Memorial Scholarship Lynne Thomas
W. Max & Blowden J. Buckel Scholarship Olivia Scuderi
William E. & Eileen M. Klingelhofer Memorial Scholarship Ivon (Eric) Charlery
Sandy Spring Bank Scholarship (10 awarded) Zachery Crum
Sara Dove
Emma FitzGibbon
Caitlyn Gardiner
Heather Mullins
Kassie Reeves
Anna Sapcariu
Madison Spurrier
Abigail Sullivan
Ashley Wiles

2019

  • Juan Aleman IV
  • Mackenzie Barnett
  • Chloe Bellerive
  • Rishi Biswas
  • Henry Brunnett
  • Taylar Burch
  • Mark Chaney
  • Matthew Chaney
  • Kaitlyn Davey
  • Mitchell Debnam
  • Samantha Fielder
  • Jennifer Gannon
  • Caitlyn Gardiner
  • Dylan Hill
  • Dawson Jones
  • Brigid King
  • Helen King
  • Anna Reyburn
  • Marissa Roberts
  • Ryan Schooley
  • Griffith Speis
  • Sarah Stauffer
  • Craig Stone
  • Lynne Thomas
  • Quinn Williams
  • Abigail Zsebedics
  • Taylor Knight
  • Hunter Madron
  • Melanie Martin
  • Sabrina Moxley
  • Sarah Ortt
  • Sarah Parker
  • Lesa Ramsburg

2018

  • Lauren Dallas
  • Bethany Doppel
  • Malakia May
  • Matthew Chaney
  • Skyla Heise
  • Mark Chaney
  • Sarah Stauffer
  • Henry Brunnett
  • Edward Cashman
  • Brooke Knauss
  • Joshua Frick
  • Jordan Wagner
  • Sabrina Moxley
  • Cassandra Plummer
  • Kaitlyn Davey
  • Chloe Bellerive
  • Arianna Cordrey
  • Katie Grasser
  • Melanie Martin
  • Jenny Searles
  • Todd Allen
  • Wyatt Debnam
  • Sydney Davis
  • Rayann Eaves
  • Taylor Knight
  • Autumn Lippy
  • Elizabeth Weant
  • Michael Gonzales II
  • Laurie Quinn
  • Luke Gladhill
  • Lauren French
  • Carley Gray
  • Delaney Heath
  • Maddie Magaha
  • Catherine Savage
  • Heather Guernsey
  • Alana Harman
  • Gavin LaSala
  • Jessi McCloskey
  • Courtney McClyment
  • Megan Millison
  • Michael VanRyswick Jr.
  • Erica Willing
  • Josiah Manning
  • Colleen Geary
  • Hayley Tanner

2017

  • Jeannette Searles
  • Olivia Richart
  • Ashley Reed
  • Rebecca Jones
  • Skyla Heise
  • Paul Saathoff
  • Rayann Eaves
  • Jennifer Brigante
  • Jenell Eck
  • Danielle Franc
  • Daniel Burch
  • Grace Brinsfield
  • Todd Allen
  • Abby Crockett
  • Mikayla Athey
  • Bethany Doppel
  • Laura Fielder
  • Anna Schuster
  • Edward Cashman
  • Chase Ferguson
  • Mary Grace Hartzog
  • Shelby Sheats
  • Gabrielle Cory
  • Alison Ferver
  • Mary Lawrence
  • Autumn Lippy
  • Henry Myers
  • Catherine Savage
  • Brittany Wilbur
  • Tabitha Gregory
  • Nick Parrish
  • Jordan Al-Faleh
  • Lauren Dallas
  • James Hudlow
  • Sara Lechlider
  • Leah McLean
  • David Degreenia
  • Lindsey Dinkel
  • Carley Gray
  • Samantha Hanlon
  • Sydney Rossman
  • Darrah Speis
  • Ryan Weimer
  • Olivia Young
  • Julia Doody
  • James Thomas
  • Kirsten Dibastiani

2016

  • Casey Roberts
  • Becky Jones
  • Darrah Spies
  • Olivia Richart
  • Gabrielle Parsley
  • James Thomas
  • Catherine Andrews
  • Danielle Franc
  • Aislinn Lantham
  • Adriana Fratz
  • Sarah Fielder
  • Alison Ferver
  • Lindsey Dinkel
  • Mark Debnam
  • Charles Sasscer
  • Carly Shaw
  • Mary Lawrence
  • River Shannon
  • Maria McCulley
  • Kylee Naumann
  • Janai Heise
  • Zachary Schmidt
  • Grace Yingling
  • Shelby Sheats
  • Grace Brinsfield
  • Valerie Mason
  • Amy Wilber
  • Olivia Young
  • Connor Cochran
  • Edward Cashman III
  • Jennifer Carroll
  • Nicholas Parrish
  • Shelby Hahn
  • Noah Miller
  • Tabitha Gregory
  • Marguerite Ryan
  • Katelyn Allen
  • Leah McLean
  • Anna Schuster
  • James Hudlow
  • Jenna Whittington-Pelant
  • Katelin Johnson
  • Gabrielle Cory
  • Brittany Lippy

2015

  • Mark Debnam
  • Noah Miller
  • Dean Bennett
  • Emily Fratz
  • Gabrielle Parker
  • Gabrielle Cory
  • Gabrielle Parsley
  • Casey Roberts
  • Levi Hooper
  • Jennifer Coroneos
  • Sarah Fielder
  • Ian Doody
  • Katelyn Allen
  • Courtney Hoff
  • Bryce Zimmerman
  • Ben Wolf
  • Erica Willing
  • Nicole Welsch
  • Valerie Mason
  • Shelby Hahn
  • Wesley Myrer
  • Hannah Nusbaum
  • Olivia Stibolt
  • Brittany Hill
  • Katy Kearns
  • Caroline Debnam
  • Danielle Franc
  • Adriana Fratz
  • Alison Ferver
  • Brittany Lippy
  • Julia Doody
  • Brooke Cashman
  • Beth Lemmon
  • Katie Grace Weant
  • Adam Edwards
  • Sarah Manning
  • Hannah Adkins
  • Jordan Al-Faleh
  • Savannah Cook
  • Joshua Reaves
  • Victoria Willis

2014

  • Josiah Manning
  • Adam Edwards
  • Nicolette Wolfrey
  • Janai Heise
  • Joseph Degreenia
  • Levi Lantz
  • Drew Ridgeway
  • Danielle Franc
  • Elisabeth Lemmon
  • Amber Lippy
  • Rebecca Creighton
  • Renee Wilson
  • Elizabeth Davis
  • Bryce Zimmerman
  • Elizabeth Galbreath
  • Weber Stibolt
  • Aaron Lantz
  • Brandon Dudrow
  • Erika Edwards
  • Caitlin Olejnik
  • Nicholas Oland
  • Katlynn Larrimore
  • Kiley Slimmer
  • Hannah Nusbaum
  • Alyssa Sumpter
  • David King
  • Samantha Anthony
  • Kaylene Lyons
  • Olivia Stibolt
  • Ian Doody
  • Brooke Cashman
  • Cynthia Garner
  • Kaitlynn Fuss

2013

  • Leah Berry
  • Brooke Cashman
  • Katherine Garst
  • Elizabeth Galbreath
  • Megan Toms
  • Kristin Zimmerman
  • Julia King
  • Cassidy Schirmer
  • Allison Roe
  • Rebecca Creighton
  • Aaron Lantz
  • Levi Lantz
  • Samantha Anthony
  • Elizabeth Davis
  • Renee Wilson
  • Clayborne Zimmerman
  • Andrew Debnam
  • Alana Hamann
  • Alyssa Degreenia
  • Sarah Manning
  • Anna McGucken
  • Emmy Schafer
  • Weber Stibolt
  • Margaret Stump
  • Sara Urry
  • Hannah Wolf
  • Breanne Lippy

2012

  • Katie Stump
  • Amber Lippy
  • Alyssa Degreenia
  • Zachary Beichler
  • Olivia Wolf
  • Katelyn Gnegy
  • Troy Bennett
  • Abbey Linthicum
  • Jonathan Stevens
  • Kristen Zimmerman
  • Megan Toms
  • Katherine Dallum
  • Mandi Ramsberg
  • Allison Roe
  • David King
  • Brittany Hill
  • Julia King
  • Victoria Willis
  • Colby Mohler
  • Leah Berry
  • Nicholas Oland
  • Suzannah Macleod
  • Jessica Sentelle
  • Samantha Brown
  • Carrie Holter
  • Anne Gaffney

About The Foundation

The Maryland 4-H Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1959 with the purpose of funding national trips Maryland state 4-H events Maryland county grants and programs awards scholarships and endowments for Maryland 4-H youth.

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Maryland 4-H Foundation Inc.

8020 Greenmead Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740

Phone: 301-314-7835
Email: info@mymaryland4hfoundation.com
Fed ID #52-6056016