Merrimack County 4-H: Scholarships Available for Youth


The Merrimack County 4-H Foundation & Merrimack County 4-H Leaders Association provide scholarship opportunities and financial assistance for Merrimack County 4-H youth and their families. These scholarships are made available to youth who are currently participating with 4-H in Merrimack County. Funds are made available yearly for youth who apply.

Scholarship for Barry Conservation Camp: Due January 9, 2023 by 4:00pm

Are you planning on registering your child to attend a 4-H camp this summer at Barry Conservation Camp? Would you like financial assistance to help fund your child's camp session? Then fill out the Merrimack County 4-H Foundation Campership Application by January 9, 2023. Scholarship recipients will have a spot saved at Barry Conservation Camp for their selected session. Recipients will be notified of their award in time for pre-registration in February. To learn more about camp and the 2023 sessions, visit: https://extension.unh.edu/new-hampshire-4-h/barry-conservation-4-h-camp.

NH 4-H Teen Conference: Due April 1, 2023

Teens spend four days making new friendships, connecting with old friends and developing leadership skills that will last a lifetime. The Merrimack County 4-H Leaders Association provides financial assistance to youth who attend the conference. To receive consideration for a scholarship you must fill out the Merrimack County 4-H Teen Conference Scholarship Application by April 1st. The 2023 application  will be available soon.

The Cheever Book Award: Due May 1, 2023

The Cheever Book Award is awarded to youth who need financial assistance for higher education opportunities. The Merrimack County 4-H Foundation provides financial assistance to 4-H youth attending a higher education institution such as a trade school, technical school, college, or university. 4-H members interested in applying for a higher education book award must fill out the application by May 1st. You can either use the online application or the printable application linked below.

  • ONLINE APPLICATION - The 2023 application  will be available soon.

  • PRINTABLE APPLICATION - Please print out and mail (must be postmarked no later than May 1st) to the Merrimack County 4-H Foundation, 315 Daniel Webster Hwy., Boscawen, NH 03303. The 2023 application  will be available soon.

Looking for additional scholarship opportunities for 4-H youth? Check out statewide scholarship opportunities here.

Author(s)

Hannah Majewski
4-H Program Manager
Asst Extension Program Mgr
Office: Student Postal Center, Payroll Office, Durham, NH 03824