Scholarships are listed below in due date order for the benefit of the youth filling them out.  The links on each scholarship can be the website address, a scholarship form, or contact information regarding a specific scholarship.  If you are unable to access any of the below listed items, paper copies are available at the Extension Green County office.  Please call ahead at 608-328-9440.

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship – Due November 1

Applicant must apply thru the Pecatonica Valley Turkey Trackers first with this application.  If the applicant wins there, the scholarship is forwarded to the State and even to Nationals if it keeps winning. Youth should actively participate in hunting sports; have a minimum GPA of 3.0; support the preservation of the hunting tradition; and meet other criteria listed in the scholarship application. For more information, visit the National Wild Turkey Federation site.

Green County Beef Producers Beef Scholarship –Due November 1

Applicant must be a Green County 4-H or FFA member, or resident of Green County.  Applicant must be planning to attend a College, Vocational School, Technical School, Agriculture Short Course, or any institution of higher learning.  Selection will be based on your involvement with the beef industry and service to the Green County Beef Producers organization.  See application for additional details.

Equity Livestock Scholarship Opportunity – Due November 30

Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association is offering one $1,250 4-year or university scholarship awarded in each of Equity’s 10 districts, as well as four general $1,000 technical college scholarships. Students applying must have completed two or more semesters at a 4-year or university college, or at least one semester at a technical college. The student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above, on a 4.0 scale. Either the student, their parent(s) or grandparents(s) must be an active shipping member or employee of Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association. Complete the application online from the home page of the Equity website or contact Janice Schyvinck at 800-362-3989, ext 152.

Wisconsin Pork Association — December – April (Several scholarships with various due dates)

Applicant must have been a 4-H member; must be a high school senior or a college student; must have a sincere interest in the swine industry, and must meet other eligibility requirements specific to individual scholarship. For more information and an application, visit the Wisconsin Pork Association website.

There are a variety of different scholarships offered starting in December and running through April.

Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Scholarship Application — Due January 26, 2024

Applicant can be a third or fourth-year college student at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities during the upcoming academic year and can apply for a $1,000 scholarship. Additional $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors that will be first year college students in the upcoming year.  Students studying in a two-year program are also encouraged to apply.  Applicants will be evaluated on scholastic achievement, involvement, and leadership in ag-related activities, and career plans.  Finalists will be interviewed in mid-April and recognized during the Wisconsin State Fair.  Visit the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy website for more details.

"Jim Vondra Memorial" Scholarship – Due February 1, 2024

Pearl City Elevator, Inc is committed to the sponsorship of the Jim Vondra Memorial Scholarship.  Jim was a highly personable and conscientious employee.  His customers invariably became his friends, and their concerns also became his.  To assist in this noble cause of higher education, and more so to honor the life and preserve the memory of Mr. Jim Vondra, Pearl City Elevator, Inc will award up to (3) three $500.00 scholarships to graduating seniors or previous graduates.  See application for additional details. For more information, visit the Pearl City Elevator website.

Pearl City Elevator Inc "Agriculture First" Scholarship – Due February 1, 2024

Applicant must be a graduating senior who is pursuing a two or four year degree in livestock production, crop production, or closely related field.   Applications from dependents of employees or directors of Pearl City Elevator, Inc. are not eligible.  See application for additional details. Visit the Pearl City Elevator website for more information.

Wisconsin Cattlemen's & Cattlewomen's Scholarship — Due February 23, 2024

Applicant must be a high school senior who is enrolled or planning to enroll in any university, technical college, community college in the United States, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural Short Course Program.  Applicant must have a background in the beef, veal, or dairy industry and must be a resident of Wisconsin.  Visit the Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association website for details.

Cindi Miller Memorial Scholarships — Due February 20, 2024

Older Youth Opportunities – Application Packet – Spring 2024 ~ Due February 20, 2024 Applicant must have been enrolled in 4-H for at least three years.  Applicants must be graduating from high school or graduating from 4-H to apply. Applicants must be enrolling in a 4-year college program, Vo-Tech, Short-Course, etc., any secondary education program.  See application for additional details.

WIsconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships – Due March 1, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Applicant must have been a 4-H member for at least one year; have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and be enrolled or planning to enroll at a university, college or technical school during the upcoming academic school year. Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated personal growth, development and leadership, academic performance and future educational goals. See Scholarships for additional details. Visit the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation website for more information.

Colleen Deininger Aviation Scholarship – Due March 4, 2024

The Colleen Deininger Aviation Scholarship was established in January 2022 by her children, Calla Ricciardi and Curt Deininger. The scholarship was established in her memory to help other women learn to fly, in Colleen’s honor. The Colleen Deininger Aviation Scholarship awards a scholarship(s) to a female student(s) residing in the Wisconsin counties of Kenosha, Marathon or Green, who is pursuing a degree (major or minor) in an aviation-related field of study. Visit the Kenosha Community Foundation for more information.

Compeer Financial – Due March 15, 2024

Compeer Financial believes in a strong future for agriculture and rural America. Compeer Financial’s High School Senior Scholarship Program awards 123 scholarships, 41 per state, to students based on a combination of academic achievement, agricultural and community youth organization involvement and essay. Each scholarship is for $1,500. For more information, visit the Compeer Financial website.

Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc. – Due March 16, 2024

The Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc. continues its support of rural Wisconsin high school students through the WROF, Inc. Premier Scholarship Award Program. For the 2024-25 academic year, the WROF, Inc. will increase its funding to award five outstanding high school seniors each $3,000 to pursue post-secondary education. 

Application will open online, on the WROF, Inc. website, on Friday, January 5, 2024. All applications must be done online. Applications will be due March 16, 2024.

Adkins Energy, LLC – Due April 1, 2024

Adkins Energy, LLC is designed to for anyone actively pursuing a higher education. The scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement, financial impact, and an essay on the following: With the world’s push for reduced carbon footprints and CI (carbon intensity) scores from all industries, how do you think rural communities like ours will be impacted as a lower CI grain may be in higher demand?” Adkins Energy LLC will award three $1,000 scholarships to the qualifying students. Read the scholarship application for more information. You can also visit the Adkins Energy, LLC website.

Green County HCE Scholarship –Due April 12, 2024

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Green County High School, a relative of a Green County HCE member or a member of a Green County 4-H Club, FFA or FCCLA chapter. For more information see the application.

Wisconsin State Fair Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Scholarships – Due May 24, 2024

Applicant must be between the ages of 17-19 as of January 1st of the current year.  Individuals must be a current or past junior livestock exhibitor who has exhibited beef, sheep, and/or swine at the Wisconsin State Fair.  Applicants must pursue a post high school education and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a University, Vocational/Technical School or University short course.  Visit the Wisconsin State Fair Governor’s Blue Ribbon website for more details.

Green County Dairy Youth Recognition Auction – Due April 15, 2024

Applicant must be an active member of 4-H or FFA in the Dairy Project in Green County.  Approximately $2,000 will be distributed annually at the discretion of the Green County Dairy Youth Recognition Auction Committee.  See application for additional details. See the fillable PDF Green County Dairy Youth Recognition Auction application.

Green County Master Gardener's Association — Due April 30, 2024

Green County Master Gardeners Association (GCMGA) will present scholarships to qualifying youth who are enrolled in secondary education in a horticulture related field of study.  Applicants may attend a four-year university or a Technical College.  Up to $1,000 will be distributed annual.  Applicant must be a graduate of a Green County area High School or a Green County resident continuing their education. See the Green County Master Gardener’s Scholarship Application for more details.

Wisconsin Town's Association Scholarship – Due May 24, 2024

The Wisconsin Towns Association, Rural Mutual Insurance Company, and Scott Construction, Inc. will be awarding $7000 in scholarships to high school seniors graduating from either a public or private high school in Wisconsin that plan to enroll in a Wisconsin public or private college or university. Winners are determined by independent judging of an essay contest on the topic determined by the Town’s Association. Visit the Wisconsin Town’s Association for more details.

Green County Pork Producers – Due June 1

Applicant must be a Green County resident who is attending or planning to attend a College, Technical School, Vocational School, Short Course, or any other institute of higher learning.  Applications must be submitted with 2 references.  See application for additional details

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