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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.

The deadline to turn in Record Books for 2021 is August 27.  

For viewable/printable "how to" on filling out your record book, click here

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

 Old 4-H Record Book (Word) 

 2021 4-H Record Book (Excel)

 Waukesha County Awarded Trips & 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  (WORD)

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. 

Youth Awards Banquet 2018 

Youth Awards Banquet 2017

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


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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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