Skip to main content

Apply for a WVU 4-H Scholarship

West Virginia 4-H and WVU Extension have several generous donors who provide aid to students every year. Scholarship applications for the 2023-24 academic year are due March 1, 2023.

Learn more about WVU 4-H scholarship opportunities

West Virginia University Extension experts are located in every county in West Virginia, ready to offer research-based knowledge, tips and education to improve our communities.

Timely Topics

Get timely information from WVU Extension experts on a variety of topics.

Top Story

WVU Extension offers EMT training free of cost

Woman on a gurney being loaded into an ambulance by a few men at an EMT training course.

There is a shortage of emergency medical service providers in West Virginia and across the nation. To help combat this issue, West Virginia University Extension will offer a free emergency medical technician course, from January 26 through May 13.

This EMT training course is taught by Doug McDonald, emergency care program coordinator at WVU Safety and Health Extension. This program is a partnership between Monongalia County Technical Education Center and WVU Extension.


Recent News Stories

WVU Day at the Legislature showcases youth, family programs

A young girl watches her flying machine float up into the wind tunnel during a STEM activity.

It's really flying! The WVU Day at the Legislature features a host of activities for youths and families, including science, outdoor education, literacy and other educational opportunities. In this picture youngster tries her hand at making a flying machine to float through the wind tunnel.
Throughout the state, the Flying WV from the West Virginia University logo can be seen and felt in all corners of the state. Whether it is a student participating in WVU Extension’s 4-H, Energy Express, a Science, Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) camp, or other WVU educational programs; a fan attending a sporting event; or a proud alum giving back to their alma mater, people have strong connections to West Virginia's largest land-grant university.
 
The 2023 WVU Day at the Legislature is an opportunity to celebrate those connections. Faculty, staff, volunteers, youths and families will be on hand Jan. 31, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the upper rotunda of the Capitol in Charleston to participate in the event. 
Visitors of all ages are invited to attend this free event, which features a host of engaging activities in the areas of  STEM, law, literacy, outdoor adventure, health care, safety, WVU Jackson’s Mill and more. Visitors also can check out the Statler College of Engineering's ECOCAR, which will be on display outside the Capitol (Governor's Drive). Additionally, the Mountaineer mascot will be there to greet visitors and guests can test their legislative knowledge or WVU trivia by participating in themed trivia games.


WVU Extension 4-H scholarships scholarship available for post-secondary education

A student lifts his arms in success, standing on a large rock overlooking a vast forest valley.

As prospective students make decisions and start to plan for college, many will begin to seek scholarships and financial aid opportunities. West Virginia University Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program provides many scholarship opportunities for 4-H’ers who want to further their education.


Grow This enrolls more than 25,000 participants, closes survey

Seed packets for carrots, kale and mini bell peppers over the words "Survey closed."

Browse Extension News

More from Extension

WVU Extension Agent in Putnam County, Chuck Talbott, presents at a conference

Conferences & Events

Get Lifelong Learning
Find Extension jobs, like Fire Service Instructor

Extension Jobs

Work With Extension

Local Extension Offices

WV County Office Map
Barbour Berkeley Boone Braxton Brooke Cabell Calhoun Clay Doddridge Fayette Gilmer Grant Greenbrier Hampshire Hancock Hardy Harrison Jackson Jefferson Kanawha Lewis Lincoln Logan Marion Marshall Mason McDowell Mercer Mineral Mingo Monongalia Monroe Morgan Nicholas Ohio Pendleton Pleasants Pocahontas Preston Putnam Raleigh Randolph Ritchie Roane Summers Taylor Tucker Tyler Upshur Wayne Webster Wetzel Wirt Wood Wyoming

Connect with WVU Extension

Extension's Featured Video


WVU Downtown Office

PO Box 6031 | 29 Beechurst Ave.
Morgantown, WV 26506-6031

phone 304-293-4221
email Extension.Service@mail.wvu.edu

Hours: 8:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
Closed on WVU Holidays.


Extension Calling

Listen to this weekly half-hour talk show broadcast live via WWVA – anytime, anywhere as a free podcast.


Media Contact

Contact Tara Curtis with media, interview, and story ideas, questions or requests.

Tara Curtis

phone 304-293-7996

Upcoming Extension Events

Find events and add them to your calendar!

  1. OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

    OSHA 521  - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

    This course is designed for personnel who are interested in increasing their knowledge of industrial hygiene practices and procedures, as well as applicable OSHA standards....

    OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene
    Date
    Location
    Morgantown
    OSHA 521 - OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene 08:00 am - Morgantown
  2. WVU Day at the Legislature

    Three WVU team members represent the WV Statewide Afterschool Network at WVU Day at the Legislature.

    Families, 4-H’ers, students and other visitors will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities, explore interactive exhibits and discover the importance of civic...

    WVU Day at the Legislature
    Date
    WVU Day at the Legislature 09:30 am
  3. Volunteers Needed for WV 4-H Code Camp

    youth at code camp working on circuit building

    Smartphone apps, robots, video games, movies – the world runs on code. Software jobs are predicted to grow 34 percent in the next few years, making coding and app development...

    Volunteers Needed for WV 4-H Code Camp
    Date
    Location
    WVU Jackson's Mill
    Volunteers Needed for WV 4-H Code Camp WVU Jackson's Mill
  4. WV 4-H Code Camp

    youth at code camp working on circuit building

    Smartphone apps, robots, video games, movies – the world runs on code. Software jobs are predicted to grow 34 percent in the next few years, making coding and app development...

    WV 4-H Code Camp
    Date
    Location
    WVU Jackson's Mill
    WV 4-H Code Camp WVU Jackson's Mill
  5. 4-H Shooting Sports Volunteer Instructor Certification Workshop

    An archery instructor takes aim at a colorful target.

    WVU Extension 4-H Youth Programming will be holding a one-day range certification training at Jackson's Mill. All disciplines will be taught at this workshop: Archery / Air...

    4-H Shooting Sports Volunteer Instructor Certification Workshop
    Date
    Location
    Jackson's Mill
    4-H Shooting Sports Volunteer Instructor Certification Workshop Jackson's Mill
  6. WV 4-H Dance Weekend

    WV 4-H Dance Weekend

    4-H Dance Weekend will be March 10-13, 2023 at WVU Jackson's Mill. This weekend is open to youths age 12-21. Youth select six (6) Dance workshops and spend the weekend...

    WV 4-H Dance Weekend
    Date
    Location
    WVU Jackson's Mill
    WV 4-H Dance Weekend WVU Jackson's Mill
  7. Lewis County Quilt Retreat

    Quilts made by Wayne County CEOS club members.

    The 2023 Lewis County Quilt Retreat is being planned as a return to normal (pre-COVID). Make plans to attend the 25th annual Quilt Retreat on March 17-19, 2023 at WVU...

    Lewis County Quilt Retreat
    Date
    Location
    Registration & Administration Building
    Lewis County Quilt Retreat Registration & Administration Building
  8. WV Extension 2023 Master Gardener Conference

    Purple flowers being pollinated by a bee

    Garden enthusiasts from near and far are invited to join us for the 28th annual Master Gardener Conference, March 31 - April 2, 2023, at the Conference Center in Charleston,...

    WV Extension 2023 Master Gardener Conference
    Date
    Location
    Conference Center, Charleston, WV
    WV Extension 2023 Master Gardener Conference Conference Center, Charleston, WV
  9. WVU Extension Annual Conference

    Jorge Atiles stands with Sarah and Sheldon Owen, 2022 Extension Excellence Award Winners.

    An annual gathering of Extension employees at WVU Jackson's Mill to learn, network, celebrate accomplishments and prepare for the year ahead. Note: Local Extension offices...

    WVU Extension Annual Conference
    Date
    Location
    Registration & Administration Building
    WVU Extension Annual Conference Registration & Administration Building