About the Scholarship

The Anne Kristine Barnes Scholarship is recognized and is awarded by the organization named 'North Carolina 4-H Youth Development Department'. This is the platform where a student actually "Learn by Doing". They have over 10,000 programs across North Carolina.

A student can make use of this scholarship amount to pay for his/her academic expenses. A graduating high school from the Northeastern Extension District and plans to attend a college or university in North Carolina are eligible for the scholarship.

How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Applications are available on the official website 'North Carolina 4-H Youth Development Department' and all the applicants must fill and submit the application before the deadline.

  • The applicant has to submit a photograph of himself/herself attached to a sheet of paper.

  • A student must submit an official high school transcript and FAFSA application form along with that to determine their family's financial position.

  • An applicant must submit the official scorecards of the ACT/SAT to demonstrate their excellence in academics.

  • It is also important for a student to submit two recommendation letters, one on academic achievement and the other based on 4-H accomplishments.

  • In addition to that, parents may also submit a letter describing special financial assistance required in any case.

Scholarship Award Amount

The amount award amounts to $1,000 per academic year and is non-renewable. The number of awards given to the eligible candidates is one and is given to the college or university's account directly.


All the above-mentioned documents and forms must be sent to the respective department no later than February 1 to be eligible to receive the scholarship fund.

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a resident of the U.S and be a member of 4-H to avail the scholarship benefits.

  • He/she must be a full-timer in any recognized college or a university.

  • A student must be a high school senior and be residing in the Northeastern Extension District of North Carolina.

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