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    Our seasonal magazine highlighting the best of Unit 18 Programs, as well as helpful articles for better living.

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Elisha Hughes
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944

4-H Montgomery County

4-H Montgomery County


Each year the Montgomery County 4-H Foundation offers scholarships to county senior high youth. Last year they gave 5 $1000 scholarships.

  • 2017 Foundation Scholarship to do list Word
    Common Questions and what we need in order to issue you a check.

  • 2018 Montgomery County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Application PDF

  • IL 4-H FOundation - Illinois 4-H Livestock Scholarship
    The Illinois 4-H Livestock Scholarship, sponsored by LA-CO Industries, offers a $1,000 scholarship. Currently enrolled 4-H members who are seniors in high school or already college age may apply. Three years of 4-H enrollment in 4-H livestock projects and focus on an agricultural degree and career are required. Applications are due postmarked by March 1 of the year applying.

  • IL 4-H Foundation - Legacy of Leadership Scholarship
    The Illinois 4-H Legacy of Leadership Scholarship, sponsored by the Illinois 4-H Foundation, offers six, $1,000 scholarships each year. Currently enrolled 4-H members who are seniors in high school or already college age may apply. Five years of 4-H members are required. Applications are due March 1.

  • IL 4-H Foundation-Superior Young Producer Scholarship
    The Superior Young Producer Scholarship Program is offered by the Illinois State Fair to 4-H and FFA members who are exhibiting in any of the following species at the State Fair: Beef, Sheep, Swine, Dairy, and Horses. This contest-driven scholarship requires that the youth be a current exhibitor at the State Fair in the species for that contest. (For example, you must be exhibiting Sheep at the current State Fair in order to compete in the Sheep SYP contest.) Youth participate in several contests; five overall winners in each species receive $1,000 scholarships. Contests may include judging, skill-a-thon/hippology stations, management test, meat identification, and/or quality assurance testing. Registration is due by July 1; forms are available on the Illinois State Fair website, under Competitions and the Junior Livestock Premium Book