The Calhoun County 4-H Swine Club Mission Statement
The Calhoun County 4-H Swine Club is a youth development program that involves volunteers in providing positive, experiential, educational opportunities for and with youth. Our mission is to create environments, through collaboration, that build strong healthy youth who are proactive in a complex and changing world. Two scholarships will be awarded annually to honor outstanding students in Calhoun County who have shown the determination, ability to excel academically, and who have demonstrated leadership abilities in their club, community, country, and world.
Calhoun County 4-H Swine Club Scholarship
Two $300 scholarship recipients will be selected annually. The applications will be judged on livestock participation, leadership, and citizenship.The recipients will be announced prior to the Championship Drive on Show Day during the Calhoun County Fair in August at the Fairgrounds in Marshall, Michigan. The scholarship will be paid to the accredited institution in the name of the recipient.
The Calhoun County Swine Club Scholarship is administered by the Community Foundation Alliance of Calhoun County, which serves Calhoun County, and provides a county-wide platform for philanthropy. The Alliance serves as a repository of funds and grantmaking organization for projects that have a county-wide focus. Partial funding is provided by W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Applicant must be a member of Calhoun County 4-H Swine Club.
May not be older than 19 years of age as of January 1st of current year.
Must have been enrolled as a Calhoun County 4-H youth swine exhibitor for a minimum of 4 years.
At time of application for this scholarship, applicants must be either a senior in high school or high school graduate continuing their education at an accredited institution in the year in which they are applying.
Previous recipients are not eligible.
Application for the Swine Club Scholarship
A complete application includes an application cover page, two pages of questions, and a copy of letter of acceptance at an accredited institution.
A complete application must be received on or before the deadline.
Recipients must apply the entire scholarship toward their education at a technical school or college.