Williamson County 4-H values students who make 4-H a priority and we want to reward those students through scholarship money to help youth achieve their goals and dreams in the future. Thanks to many local partners, businesses, 4-H Alumni, and friends of 4-H we are able to offer scholarship money to our 4-H students as they graduate high school.
Williamson County 4-H offers a few ways to earn scholarship money through participation.
- County 4-H Portfolio Scholarship Program
- County High School Scholarship Program
- Tennessee 4-H Scholarship Program and Awards
Click the + below to read more about each of these scholarship opportunities.
This opportunity is open to youth who are currently involved in the Williamson County 4-H program and submit a complete 4-H Portfolio. Below are the current amounts awarded to students. This money does accumulate through middle and high school as a student stays involved and completes 4-H Portfolios.
- $100 to 6th-8th Grade Portfolios who place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at the Regional Level
- $150 to 9th-12th Grade Portfolios who are selected as State Finalist (Congress and/or Roundup)
- $250 to 9th-12th Grade Portfolio State Winners from Congress or Roundup
To be eligible to receive Williamson County 4-H Portfolio Scholarships:
- You must submit a complete 4-H Portfolio to Region and/or State (depending on grade level)
- You must be an active Williamson County 4-H member through the 10th grade
- Scholarships will be awarded upon high school graduation and only when requested by the winner.
More information about 4-H Portfolios: https://4h.tennessee.edu/portfolios/
Questions about Portfolio or to get started: Doug Berny, Williamson Co 4-H Agent, email@example.com
Williamson County 4-H wants to reward students who make learning, growing, and teaching life skills though 4-H a priority. The Williamson County 4-H program offers scholarships for varying amounts based on the number and quality of applicants. Williamson County 4-H Scholarships, once awarded, can be used in any way to assist youth as they work towards their post-high school goals. Williamson County 4-H Scholarships are awarded based on a culmination of your entire 4-H career involvement. Currently the highest amount awarded to an active student is $4,000.
Students may apply for the Williamson County scholarships in the spring of their 11th and 12th grade years. Scholarships will only be awarded once to a student, in either their 11th or 12th grade year of high school. If awarded, scholarship money will be paid out by December in the year awarded when the student submits the required payment forms. The Scholarship money can be paid directly to the students school (not taxed) or directly to the student (taxed). We are thankful for the partnership from many local partners, businesses, 4-H Alumni, and friends of 4-H to make this possible.
If you feel you are eligible to apply for the Williamson County TN 4-H Scholarships but are not active in our 4-H program during your 11th or 12th grade years of high school, please email us for the application. Applications are typically due March 1st each year. Please contact Doug Berny, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Lee Company Scholarship
- Juniors and Seniors showing leadership and community service
- Lloyd Duff Warren
- Juniors and Seniors in the Livestock or Poultry Project
- Williamson County 4-H Foundation
- Seniors showing leadership and community service
- Williamson County Cattleman’s Association/Ralph Meacham
- Seniors in the Livestock Project, specifically beef
- Tim Johnson Memorial Horse Project
- Seniors in the Horse Project
- Students Taking Ag Responsibility
- Seniors in Livestock or Poultry showing leadership and community service
- Muvvala Family Communications
- Seniors active in Communications and Marketing Project
- Ogilvie Family
- Seniors showing leadership and community service
- Juniors and Seniors in the STEM classes
The Tennessee 4-H Program offers college scholarships to students who have been active in 4-H. Students can apply the spring of their senior year in high school through the online application system. The various scholarships offered have different requirements for 4-H participation, future plans, and college you plan to attend. Scholarships are also offered to State 4-H Portfolio winners from TN 4-H through generous donors. For more information please visit the TN 4-H Scholarship Program website:
Williamson County 4-H wants to reward students who make learning, growing, and teaching life skills though 4-H a priority. The Williamson County 4-H program offers scholarships for varying amounts based on the number and quality of applicants. Williamson County 4-H Scholarships, once awarded, can be used in any way to assist youth as they work towards their post-high school goals. Williamson County 4-H Scholarships are awarded based on a culmination of your entire 4-H career involvement.
Students may apply for the Williamson County scholarships in the spring of their 11th and 12th grade years. We are thankful for the partnership from many local partners, businesses, 4-H Alumni, and friends of 4-H to make this possible. If you are interested in providing scholarships to Williamson County 4-H members, please contact us, Doug Berny, email@example.com.
Scholarships can be set up in a variety of ways to be reoccurring or one time, depending on what the donor selects. The donor has the ability to help decide their scholarship criteria.
Q: When can I be awarded scholarship money?
A: Williamson County begins awarding scholarship money for portfolios in 6th grade. The Portfolio scholarship money accumulates through high school. The Williamson County High School Scholarship Program awards money to students once, either spring of their junior or seniors year. TN 4-H usually Awards scholarships during senior year. Please read the information above and follow links to TN 4-H scholarship program info.
Q: What if I’m not in 4-H anymore but I was in the past, can I apply?
A: Yes, anyone who has been in Williamson County TN 4-H can apply for the county scholarship program. Please keep in mind money awarded is based on how active a student was in 4-H so being active and remaining in 4-H will likely increase what you’re awarded. If you would like to apply, please contact us before March 1st in the year(s) you are in 11th or 12th grade. Contact: Doug Berny, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: How are Williamson County scholarships paid?
A: For Williamson County Portfolio and Scholarship program, currently we send students the forms required for payment and they chose where the money is paid to. After receiving the forms back we submit them to the TN 4-H Foundation who will then mail a check to the students school or the student directly, whichever you pick.
Q: Are the scholarships taxed?
A: Our understanding is that if a student has the money sent directly to a school account it is not taxed. If a student has the check made out personally to the student, this money should be reported when filing taxes. We are not experts in this area and you should always check with a tax professional to ensure you do what you need to.
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development