Scholarships are an integral part of our 4-H curriculum and many of our 4-H Alberta members pursue post-secondary education and vocational training. The 4-H Alberta Scholarship program helps and supports those ambitious youth who wish to pursue higher education. The 4-H Foundation of Alberta awards the following scholarships:

Growing Alberta Scholarship: Application opens December 1, 2019; Application closes January 31, 2020

In the 2019/2020 academic year, a total of five (5) scholarships valued at $750 each will be chosen from the eligible institutions listed below.

Eligible Institutions:

  • Grande Prairie Regional College – Fairview Campus
  • Lakeland College
  • Lethbridge College
  • NAIT – Edmonton Campus
  • Olds College

Find the application here:



4-H Alberta Provincial Scholarships: Application opens March 1, 2020; Application closes May 15, 2020

By completing one online application, 4-H members will be considered for all 4-H Alberta Scholarships for which they are eligible. Applicants can only receive one (1) provincial 4-H Alberta Scholarship (up to $2,500!) but may also receive a region, district, or club scholarship in the same application year.

Thank you to AFSC, ATB, the Alberta Beef Producers, CCI Wireless, Cervus Equipment, Gas Alberta, Lammle’s, and Rocky View County who allocated a portion of their sponsorship funding towards our scholarship program.


  • You must be a past or present member of a 4-H Alberta Club
  • You may apply for a 4-H scholarship every year that you are a full time post-secondary student at an officially recognized institution
  • Successful applicants must provide proof that they are attending a post-secondary institution full time.

Find the application here: or additional information at A full list of provincial and additional scholarships with their respective criteria and scholarship amounts is below:



Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship: application opens: May 1, 2020; Application closes June 30, 2020

We are thrilled and proud to continue the Hansen/Ness Legacy! Ten (10) Scholarships will be awarded, worth a total of $80,000!

  • One (1) $20,000 scholarship
  • One (1) $15,000 scholarship
  • One (1) $10,000 scholarship
  • Seven (7) scholarships at $5,000 each


  • Must be Alberta rural farm young persons
  • Must be enrolled as a first-year student at an acknowledge post-secondary institution and not have previously started or completed post-secondary program

Find the application here:

Please note that the 4-H Foundation of Alberta also administers a variety of scholarships that are awarded by the Foundation’s key stakeholders and partners. A list of those scholarships can be found in the Foundation’s newsletter and on the Alberta 4-H Centre website.