4-H Canada recognizes that throughout the response to COVID-19, staff and leaders are finding new ways to virtually engage with our youth members and with one another. Continuing activities that promote connections with peers and 4-H leaders can reduce the vulnerability of isolated youth and is a positive mental health activity for all participants.
George Meggison of Goodlands 4-H Variety Club – TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship. Click here to read 4-H Canada press release.
Bobbi Foster of Prairie Mountain 4-H Beef Club and Tayah Vanstone of Miami Activity Club – John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship. Click here to read 4-H Canada press release.
The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is a national committee established in 2005 to ensure that there is a youth voice at the National level of 4-H in Canada. One adult 4-H member represents each Provincial 4-H organization across Canada. The Manitoba representative will serve for a term of 2 years, with a possible 1 year renewal. Eligible members must be aged 18-24 as of February 2020, an active 4-H Manitoba member in good standing during the time of applying and have a thorough knowledge of 4-H both locally and Canada-wide. Application deadline: November 1, 2019. Click here for more details.
The Jack Pemberton Youth Development Bursary supports one senior 4-H member in attending Toronto’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in November 2019. The bursary is awarded to a senior 4-Her residing outside of Ontario with a keen interest in agriculture. The successful applicant will be awarded a $2,500 bursary to cover the cost of travel to and within Toronto. Apply at 4-h-canada.ca/bursaries.
Through the generosity of The Coca-Cola Foundation, 79 scholarships – valued at $1,000 each – are available to 4-H members across Canada pursuing post-secondary education in the 2019-2020 academic year. For application guidelines, please visit:https://4-h-canada.ca/sites/default/files/scholarships/guidelines/application_guidelines_coca-cola_4-h_post-secondary_scholarship_2019.pdf