Scholarships

All clubs are encouraged to support the scholarship fund and are urged to donate $25.00 or more each year. Contributions can be sent to the State Treasurer and they will be accepted and credited anytime during the year.

Scholarships may be awarded as funds are available.

Deadline: March 1 (for all scholarships)

  • $1,000 Mary Moore Memorial Scholarship for a current or former 4-H member who is an incoming freshman at NMSU with a major in ACES-College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Program.

  • $1,000 scholarship to a current or former 4-H member at any New Mexico college majoring in Agriculture or Family and Consumer Sciences.

  • The Mary Ross Moore $1,000 Scholarship is for an Extension Association of New Mexico member returning to college.

  • 4-H Adult Leader Scholarship in the amount of $500.

Applications are available from the EANM State Scholarship Chairman, the State 4-H Office, any Extension Office or from the website: aces.nmsu.edu/ces/eanm. The completed application and 4 copies must be in the hands of the EANM State Scholarship Chairman by the established deadline each year. Prior to the payment to the student's college account, the scholarship winner must provide a copy of college registration as proof of enrollment to the EANM State Scholarship Chairman.

Mary Moore Memorial Scholarship / NMSU Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded in partnership with the College of ACES. The first payment of $500 will be made for the fall semester; and the second $500 for the following spring semester will be paid provided the student maintains a 3.0 or higher grade point average at NMSU. The recipient will be recognized at the State 4-H Conference.

Eligibility Requirements:
1. The applicant must be a resident of New Mexico and have been actively in 4-H for at least five years.
2. The applicant must be an incoming freshman at NMSU in the fall semester with a major in Agriculture or Family and Consumer Sciences.
3. The applicant must maintain a 3.0 average or higher during the fall semester to receive the remaining scholarship for the spring semester.
4. The applicant must provide a list of 4-H projects and other 4-H awards and achievements.

Criteria for selection are based on the following:
* 50% 4-H Project Work or Achievement in Project
* 25% Leadership
* 25% Community Service/Citizenship

4-H Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship is awarded to a New Mexico undergraduate college student who is a current or former member of 4-H and is majoring in Agriculture or Family and Consumer Sciences. The first payment of $500 will be made for the fall semester; the second $500 for the following spring semester will be paid provided the student maintains a 3.0 or higher grade point average and continues enrollment in an Agriculture or Family and Consumer Sciences major.

Eligibility Requirements:
1. The applicant must be a resident of New Mexico and a current or former 4-H member for at least five years.
2. The applicant must be enrolled in a New Mexico college and major in Agriculture or Family and Consumer Sciences.
3. The applicant must provide a list of 4-H projects and other 4-H awards and achievements.
4. Each scholarship of $1000 will be given in the sum of $500 per semester.
5. Application forms stating the applicant's qualifications regarding scholarship, leadership and service must be submitted by March 1.

Criteria for selection are based on the following:
* 50% 4-H Project Work or Achievement in Project
* 25% Leadership
* 25% Community Service/Citizenship

Mary Ross Moore EANM Member Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship is for a current EANM member for post high school/college education.

Eligibility Requirements:
1. The applicant must have been an active EANM member in good standing for at least the past three years and shall be a New Mexico Resident.
2. Although no degree plan is required, the scholarship may be used for a vocational school, a two or four year college, web classes, or independent study through a state accredited institution.
3. The applicant may enroll in an out-of-state college if it is closer to the applicant's home than one in New Mexico.
4. No minimum enrollment in credit hours is expected. Applicant must show how enrollment will help the member and hopefully the EANM and the community.
5. If fewer than six credit hours are taken, the applicant must show how the single course will aid the member and the EANM or the community. How much of the $1000 is needed for the course, the time frame or when and where the study will occur, and additional costs of books and supplies must be supplied.

This scholarship will pay up to $1000 for the summer, fall, or spring semester after the scholarship is awarded or when a specific course is taken. The scholarship will be paid directly to the member for the amount required for study. The application and four copies must be in the hands of the EANM State Scholarship committee by March 1 of each year.

4-H Adult Leader Scholarship

In order to promote 4-H club work in New Mexico and to give recognition to volunteer 4-H Adult Leaders, EANM will give $500, when funds are available, to one 4-H club leader each year to be used toward the expense of attending a Western Regional 4-H Leaders' Forum or any other educational event recommended by the State 4-H Office. The purpose shall be support for training to teach 4-H Leaders how to work with 4-H members, strengthen skills as a 4-H leader, deepen their commitment to mentoring youth, and allow them to become better 4-H and community leaders. Applications are available from the EANM State Scholarship Chairman, the State 4-H Office, any Extension Office or from the website: aces.nmsu.edu/ces/eanm.

Eligibility Requirements:
1. Any person who has served as a 4-H Adult Leader of a New Mexico 4-H club for at least three years is eligible.
2. No leader shall receive the scholarship more than once.