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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. THEY ARE:

  • $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.

  • $500 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 $500 Scholarship is for an EANM-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 June 1 of 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. One half of the total amount ($1,000) to be provided by the College of ACES at NMSU.

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

Instructions to Scholarship Chair and State Treasurer: MMM/NMSU Terms of Disbursement for the Committee Chair: The first $500 ($250 from EANM and $250 from NMSU) will be paid upon proof of the registration at NMSU College of ACES to the EANM Scholarship Chair. Proof must show student's name and identification number and amount of credits the student will be taking the first semester. If a full academic load of 12 credits is not taken, the scholarship will be pro-rata for amount of credits. A check will be sent to NMSU and a letter sent to the student notifying of the deposit. The second $500 ($250 from EANM and $250 from NMSU) will be paid upon proof of a 3.0 grade point average or higher for the first semester at school and enrollment of a second semester at NMSU College of ACES taking 12+ credits. Verification of second semester eligibility must be received by April 1 of the spring semester for the school year of the award. The check again will be sent to the school and a letter to the student notified of its deposit.

4-H Scholarship:

This $500 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 $250 will be made for the fall semester; the second $250 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 $500 will be given in the sum of $250 per semester.
5. Application forms stating the applicant's qualifications regarding scholarship, leadership and service must be submitted by June 1.

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

Instructions to Scholarship Chair and State Treasurer:
Terms of Disbursement for $500 4-H Scholarship: The first $250 will be paid, upon proof of registration at a New Mexico college. The registration information must show student's name and identification number, courses enrolled in and the number of credits the student will be taking the first semester. If a full academic load of 12 credits is not taken, the scholarship will be pro-rata for amount of credits. A check will be sent to the school and a letter to the student notifying of its deposit. The second $250 will be paid upon proof of a 3.0 grade point average or higher for the first semester at school and enrollment of a second semester in an Agriculture or Family and consumer Sciences major taking 12+ credits. Verification of second semester eligibility must be received by the Scholarship Chairman by April 1 of the spring semester for the school year of the award. The check again will be sent to the school and the student notified of its deposit.

Mary Ross Moore EANM Member Scholarship:

This $500 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 $500 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 $500 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 June 1 of each year.

Instructions to Scholarship Chair and State Treasurer:
MRM $500 Terms of Disbursement: This $500 scholarship for an EANM member will be paid for only one semester or the amount required for one or two courses. Up to $500 will be paid upon proof of registration at an accredited school (may be online, self-study, etc.). Proof must show student's name and course name and credits the student will be taking for the time required. The cost for the course must be shown. A check will be sent to the member to defray costs of study, books, and transportation.

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.

Instructions to Scholarship Chair and State Treasurer: The 4-H Volunteer Specialist or 4-H Department Head will select the judging committee, to include one representative from the EANM Scholarship Committee. The State 4-H Volunteer Specialist or 4-H Department Head will be responsible for notifying the President and the State Treasurer of EANM and the recipient of the scholarship. The Treasurer will forward a check in the amount of $500 to the applicant.