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By Keith | January 5, 2017

Farm Credit Mid-America – College Scholarships

Hello 4-H and FFA Advisors …

I wanted to make you aware that Farm Credit Mid-America is taking applications for scholarships from now through the end of January.

Each year, we award more than 60 $1,000 scholarships to college students who are studying agriculture or finance and attending technical or four-year colleges. The application is open to children or grandchildren of Farm Credit customers.

More information on the scholarship program and the application can be found on our website at

By Keith | May 5, 2016

Jim Cluff Memorial Starter Flock Award

The Ohio Cheviot Breeders Association (OCBA) is seeking applicants for the Jim Cluff Memorial Starter Flock Award.

The OCBA started the contest in 1994 to award a starter flock to an Ohio youth of up to 17 years of age. The purpose of the award is to introduce the youth to the enjoyment of raising and owning a purebred Cheviot sheep, as well as encouraging the growth of new Cheviot breeders in Ohio.

The contest winner will receive the following: a one year membership in the (OCBA), one bred ewe the first year, one ram the second year and in the third year the youth will donate a lamb to continue the award.

The application deadline is September 30, 2016. For an application and contest rules please contact Bob Hunter at (614)483-3202 or at

By Keith | March 3, 2016

Ohio EPA Scholarship Opportunity for Current College Students

The Ohio Academy of Science


Dear David Crawford 


As a member of the Ohio Academy of Science, we know that you are as committed as we are to encourage young scientists who are headed towards careers in environmental science and environmental engineering in Ohio.
As such, we would ask that you help spread the word to students at Ohio State University about a scholarship opportunity that we offer in conjunction with the Ohio EPA.


This merit-based, non-renewable scholarship is available to students who have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and can provide letters of recommendation as well as evidence of career motivation. Up to $2,500 is
available for students entering their final year in four-year and five-year programs. Up to $1,250 is available to second year students in two year degree programs at public or private technical and community colleges in Ohio.


Previously, these scholarships have been awarded to students majoring in:

  • environmental science 
  • biology 
  • botany 
  • chemistry 
  • chemical, civil and environmental engineering 
  • environmental health and safety 
  • forestry 
  • geology
  • laboratory sciences
  • natural resource conservation
  • wildlife management
  • zoology
  • and related fields


Students may be directed to our web site at

Ohio EPA Scholarship
for further information and application instructions.



We appreciate your continued support to further science education in Ohio.


Karen Meade-Newman
Membership and Volunteer Coordinator



1500 W Third Ave, Ste 228
Columbus, OH  43212

By Keith | June 2, 2014

Christopher Seifert Memorial Scholarship

Due to Tom and Vickie Seifert and children by August 1, 2014
Mail to: 19132 Dreamwood Dr.
Dalton, OH 44618
Ph: 330-828-0871
By Keith | February 16, 2013

RuthAnn Dickerhoof Memorial Award

To honor their mother’s passion for raising sheep, and sharing her love for animals with 4-H children, the Dickerhoof family is again offering:


Who qualifies?

Any 4-H’er taking a market lamb project for the first time.

How do I enter?

Write an essay on the care of a market lamb. The essay must be at least 100 words long. Mail your entry to:

Martha Palmer
3519 Fox Ave.
Minerva, Ohio 44657

Please be certain that the work is your own!

Include in the entry your name, age, address and phone number.

What is the deadline?

April 30, 2013

How do I know if I am a winner?

A member of the Dickerhoof family will contact you shortly after the deadline. You will also be given a plaque to display in your stall for the 2013 fair.


By Keith | July 12, 2012

2012 Cattlemen’s Association Scholarships

Each year the Stark County Cattlemen’s Association awards three (3) $1000 scholarships to individuals who have excelled in the beef industry and plan to pursue a post high school education in food, agriculture, or environmental sciences.

The Stark Co. Cattlemen’s Association is now taking applications for their 2012 Stark Co. College Scholarship awards. Awards will be given in two categories:

Distinguished Youth Beef Awards – An award of $1,000 each to two (2) individuals who have excelled in the beef industry and plan to pursue a post high school education in any field of study.

Post Graduate Scholarship – An award of $1,000, given to one (1) Stark Co. student taking advanced studies (Masters, PhD., or Dr. of Veterinary Medicine ) in food, agriculture, or environmental sciences.

Application for each of these scholarships is open to any Stark County youth who has exhibited a Beef related project (Market Steer, Beef Breeding, Beef and/or Dairy Beef Feeder, Veal) for a minimum of 3 years at the Stark County Fair.

Application details are provided here. For additional information contact the Stark Co. Cattlemen’s Association, C/O Cathy Horner 13001 Sarbaugh St SW Navarre OH 44662.

Deadline for application is August 1, 2012.

By Keith | June 17, 2012

Ohio State Fair Scholarships

In an effort to recognize the quality youth of Ohio, and to help those interested in furthering their education, the Ohio Expositions Commission has established a Scholarship Program. The purpose of these scholarships is to assist high school juniors and seniors (2011-2012) and graduates who are continuing their education at an accredited institution in an undergraduate course of study in any field. Scholarships will be awarded to junior exhibitors during the Ohio State Fair. Applicants will be judged on Scholastic Standing, Citizenship and Leadership, Ohio State Fair Participation, County Fair Participation, and Financial Need. The Scholarship Committee reserves the right to NOT issue a scholarship if no applicant fulfills the requirements.

The Governor James A. Rhodes Junior Fair Endowment Fund Scholarship – This scholarship is open to all junior fair exhibitors who will be incoming freshmen or undergraduate students at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, or OSU-ATI, Wooster. You may apply for this scholarship as well as any one of the Ohio State Fair Scholarships.

The Ohio Expositions Commissioner’s Endowment Fund Scholarship & The Ohio Expositions Commission Chair‘s Endowment Fund Scholarship
These two scholarships are open to all junior fair exhibitors who will be incoming freshmen at The Ohio State University main campus, ATI or any of its regional campuses and majoring in Animal Sciences. In the event that there are no qualified students majoring in Animal Sciences, applicants enrolled in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
who meet the other criteria may be considered.

Rules and Application

By Keith | June 5, 2012

Christopher Seifert Memorial Scholarship

Once again The Christopher Seifert Memorial Scholarship is available! Applications are due by July 31st.

Rules and Application

By Keith | September 28, 2011

4H Scholarship Winners!

Congrats to each of you!

By Keith | July 15, 2011

Reminder: Christopher Seifert Scholarship

Haven’t applied yet? Don’t forget, applications are due by August 1st 2011!

Here’s a link to the Rules and Application!



Have Questions?
Email a committee member.