The annual Tricia Vaughan Memorial Scholarship celebrates young leaders who have excelled in their achievements as 4-H club members and at school and in their community. Now in its thirteenth year, the purpose of this program is to develop an awareness of the importance and benefits of higher education. It is offered by the West Niagara Agricultural Society with the cooperation and support of the Niagara 4-H Association to current members of Niagara 4-H who have completed at least six proje...
4-H Youth Club Competitons
WHAT IS 4-H?
4-H is one of Canada’s longest running youth organizations for young people between the ages of 9 and 21. It is a grassroots organization of leaders building leaders.
4-H emphasizes the importance of looking at the big picture; that youth need to see beyond themselves and focus on how their actions affect their relationships, their community, the environment and society as a whole.
This belief is reflected in the 4-H pledge, said at the beginning of every 4-H meeting and event.
The 4-H pledge encourages a balanced lifestyle (intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual), and reminds participants to aim to be a good friend, mentor, community member and citizen.
4-H is based on a "Learn To Do By Doing" philosophy.
Members and volunteer leaders come together to create a 4-H club, where members learn about a selected topic through hands-on activities and mentorship.
4-H gives youth opportunities to learn new things through a dedicated group of volunteer leaders.
4-H youth learn the skills needed to contribute to making this a better world. Many of them go on to become leaders in their communities.
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I pledge my Head to clearer thinking,
my Heart to greater loyalty,
my Hands to larger service and
my Health to better living
for my club, my community and my country.
Scholarships are available to current members of Niagara 4-H who have completed at least six projects and are going on to attend a recognized post-secondary education program with a minimum duration of 12 weeks.
Applicants may reapply in subsequent years, if they meet the requirements, but may only win a scholarship once in their 4-H career.
There will be three (3) scholarships awarded annually. The amount of these scholarships will be $1500; $1000; and $750. All other qualified applicants will receive $100.
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