Find Out About Youth Ag and
Leadership Foundation Scholarships
in Sonoma County
We are excited to announce the 2019 Scholarships available!
New For 2019 – $20,000 Scholarships in Honor of Saralee and Richard Kunde
The Youth Ag & Leadership Foundation, is pleased to announce two new scholarship opportunities, Richard M. Kunde Memorial Scholarship and the Saralee McClelland Kunde Memorial Scholarship. The Youth Ag & Leadership Foundation of Sonoma County is launching these scholarships to honor Richard & Saralee and their many years of service and contributions in support of youth agriculture education in Sonoma County. The Richard M. Kunde scholarship is for a high school senior who will be attending a 4-year California college to major in viticulture. The Saralee McClelland Kunde scholarship is for a high school senior who will be attending a community college or 4-year college in California to major in any field of agriculture. Each scholarship will be up to $20,000 over 4 years. Richard and Saralee believed in Sonoma County agriculture and our youth. This memorial scholarship embodies their values and belief in the power of lifelong learning. Winners will receive up to $2,500 twice a year for 4 years. Winners will be chosen based on their financial needs, agriculture experiences and academic commitment.
Beverly C. Wilson Scholarship for one $2500.00.
Men’s Garden Club
The Men’s Garden Club Scholarship is available to Sonoma County residents pursuing a career in agriculture or Agri-business. Applicant must be entering or attending a college or accredited trade school.
The Saralee McClelland Kunde Scholarship Award
The Saralee McClelland Kunde Scholarship Award will grant $2,500 annually to a young person 21 years or younger who has demonstrated excellence in volunteerism and leadership and who is committed to making a difference in our community.
The Dempel/Johnson Scholarship
A one $2,500 scholarship available to Sonoma County residents pursuing a non-agricultural career. Applicants must have been active in 4-H a minimum of 4 years, including his/her junior and senior years of high school. They must be entering or attending a four year university or college. This scholarship is available to applicants who have received other Youth Ag & Leadership Foundation scholarships, but may receive this scholarship only one time.
Joe DiGrazia Memorial Scholarship
Available to Sonoma County residents pursuing a career in agriculture. Applicants must have some agriculture experience, such as an agricultural 4-H project, or work experience on a ranch. They must be entering or attending a college or trade school.
American AgCredit Scholarship
The American AgCredit Scholarship is available to Sonoma County residents pursuing a career in Agriculture or Agri-Business. They must be entering or attending a college or trade school.
Youth Ag & Leadership Foundation of Sonoma County
Available to Sonoma County 4-H members who have been active in 4-H a minimum of 4 years, including his/her Junior and Senior years of high school. Applicant must be entering or attending a college or accredited trade school.
Youth Ag & Leadership Foundation of Sonoma County Project/Event Grants Available to 4-H Clubs and county-wide projects, activities and events. Funds will not be granted for payment of judges, or for expenses normally incurred in carrying out a project.
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