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Event Details – May 01, 2018

4-H Alberta - Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2018 4:00 PM  
Start Date: May 01, 2018 1:55 PM
Location: across Alberta  

Program Description:


Since 2008, the Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship has awarded multiple $2,000 scholarships each year in honour of Elmer and Ona Hansen.

Thanks to the generosity, leadership, and passion of those incredible 4-H enthusiasts, the 4-H Foundation will now be able to award its largest scholarship yet.

Starting in 2018, the 4-H Foundation of Alberta will award ten (10) Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarships, worth a total of $80,000! The scholarships will be awarded as follows:

  • First place will receive a $20,000 scholarship;

  • Second place will receive a $15,000 scholarship;

  • Third place will receive a $10,000 scholarship; and

  • Fourth to tenth place will receive seven (7) scholarships at $5,000 each.

 We are thrilled, honoured, and proud to continue the Hansen/ Ness Legacy in such a meaningful way!

The application is now open and to access it, please click here. The following scholarship rules and criteria apply:

  • Applicants must complete and submit the application no later than June 30, 2018

  • Applicants must be Alberta rural farm young persons

  • Applicants must be enrolled as first year students at an acknowledged post-secondary institution and not have previously started or completed a post-secondary program

  • Applicants must have graduated from high school and be no older than 25 years of age

  • Applicants must need to leave home to pursue a post-secondary education or trade

  • This grant is open to all rural farm youth and 4-H experience is not mandatory to qualify for this award

If you meet these criteria, you are encouraged to submit your application no later than June 30, 2018. Please click hereto access the application and carefully follow the guidelines outlined in the application.

Feel free to contact Bianca von Nagy at if you do have any questions.

Region: Provincial
Who can apply: Seniors (15-20 years old)

For more information contact: Bianca von Nagy, Email: