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Awards and Record Books 

The Waukesha County 4-H Leaders' Association awards youth who invest themselves in the 4-H program through project work, club and county level leadership, and community service. These awards include various trips and college scholarships. A large component of the awards process is recording their efforts and contributions in a 4-H Record Book.


Record Books

 A 4-H Record Book is documentation of all of the 4-H activities at the club, county, and state level, that a youth has participated in. Many 4-H members will attest to the benefit and importance of Record Books and record keeping as they apply for higher education, prepare their resume, and submit applications for jobs.

A yearly 4-H Record Book is required in order for a 4-H member to qualify for County Level awards, pins, higher education scholarships, or scholarships for awarded trips. Record books are to be reviewed by a club leader and ultimately the Awards and Scholarship Committee prior to qualifing for county level awards, pins, scholarships, or awarded trips.

4-H Record Book

Pages to Add to Your Record Book Every Year (For the Old Record Book)

 Old 4-H Record Book (Word) 

 2022 Record Book Workshop Recording

 Waukesha County Educational Opportunities & Scholarships

STEP 1:  Complete and turn in the Membership Evaluation (ME) forms by the end of August.
STEP 2: In-person interview conducted in October.
Find more information on awarded trips HERE.

Club Nomination Form (WORD)

Participation Recognition Medals (WORD)

Member Awards Nomination Form (WORD)

Awards & Scholarships Chart

Waukesha County Member Evaluation (ME) Guidelines

Higher Awards ME Form (WORD) 

First Year ME Form  

Workshop Scholarship Policy

Workshop Scholarship Application (WORD)

Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarship Form (PDF)

Interested in State Educational Experiences? Click the icon below to find out more about them. 


Higher Education Scholarships

Scholarship Application Requirements

The Waukesha County 4-H Leaders’ Association has budgeted for up to $10,000 in scholarships to be awarded to qualifying 4-H members.  If you qualify, you may receive a scholarship award from $100 to $1000. Actual amount is proportional to the evaluation results.

Applications are evaluated by a selection committee based on:

  • 20% Scholastic Achievement
  • 40% 4-H Club Achievement
  • 20% 4-H County Achievement
  • 10% 4-H State & National Achievement
  • 10% for Community and non 4-H Achievement 

Member Qualifications (Must meet all five)

  1. Be an active Waukesha County 4-H member for the current 4-H year.
  2. Be a senior in high school or the year following graduation.
  3. Completed at least three previous years of Waukesha County 4-H membership.
  4. Completed and turned in a Record Book for each of these three prior years.
  5. Completed and turned in a Record Book for the current 4-H year to the 4-H office by the August due date.

Scholarship Application Documents

Youth and Family Educator
James M. Boling, Jr.
(262) 548-7784

4-H Educator
Miles Payne
(262) 548-7774

Miles Payne


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Extension Waukesha County 4-H
University of Wisconsin Madison
515 W. Moreland Blvd., AC G22
Waukesha, WI 53188

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