The Merrimack County 4-H Foundation provides scholarship opportunities and financial assistance for Merrimack 4-H youth and their families. These scholarships are made available to youth who are currently participating with 4-H clubs in Merrimack County. Funds are made available yearly for youth who apply.
Available Scholarships for Merrimack County 4-H Youth:
- 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 and submit the completed application to the Merrimack County 4-H Office by May 1st. You can either drop it off or mail it (must be postmarked no later than May 1st) to the Merrimack County 4-H Foundation, 315 Daniel Webster Hwy., Boscawen, NH 03303.
- Merrimack County 4-H Foundation Campership for Barry Conservation Camp: 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 Campership Application by January 25, 2021. Families that want to preregister for Barry Canservation Camp need to fill out the Campership Application by the deadline, even if you are not requesting financial assistance. This application will save the campers place at Barry Conservation Camp and you will not have to fight for a spot when open registration open to everyone in February.
- (Will be updated with 2021 information soon!) NH 4-H Teen Conference is at UNH in Durham. 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 Foundation 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 Pre-Application and return completed to the Merrimack County 4-H Office by May 1st. ALL MERRIMACK COUNTY 4-H YOUTH MUST FILL OUT THE PRE-APPLICATION.
Looking for additional scholarship opportunities for 4-H youth? Check out statewide scholarship opportunities here.
The Merrimack County 4-H Foundation is a non-profit charitable trust fund foundation whose purpose is to deal with, manage, expend, invest and reinvest the funds of the Foundation, principle and reserve. It is made up of members of the community who volunteer time to support 4-H and the youth in their community.