Texas 4-H Congress allows 4-H members to
experience the law making process first hand by writing and
submitting a bill, and then serving as a member of the House of
Representatives, the Senate, the Press, or as a Lobbyist. From
these roles, the 4-H members determine the fate of each bill
Any 4-H member, regardless of age or planning on
attending Texas 4-H Congress, must submit a legislative bill for
consideration. Participation in the bill writing exercise
allows 4-H members the opportunity to become engaged in the
legislative process and the 4-H citizenship project. 4-H members
attending Texas 4-H Congress will be required to submit at least
one bill prior to their registration to the event being accepted.
The committee structure for Texas 4-H Congress
There are several scholarship opportunities provided
by Texas Farm Bureau. Three of the available scholarship programs
are for high school students who have not yet graduated:
1. TFB District Scholarship - (39 scholarships
available at $1,000 each) & (13 scholarships available at
2. TFB Young Farmer & Rancher High School
Scholarship - (13 scholarships available at $1,000 each)
3. TFB Dick Mitchell Memorial Scholarship - (1
scholarship available at $1,000)
All information for the scholarships can be found on
the Texas Farm Bureau website under the Youth Opportunities page.
This includes deadlines, individual scholarship rules,
eligibility, awards and the link to MyTFB.
All students applying for the above scholarships
must be a member of a Texas Farm Bureau family, with membership
remaining current during the duration of the scholarship. To
become a Texas Farm Bureau member go to the following link: https://my.texasfarmbureau.org.
Click on “Don’t have a Membership” located within the
“Sign Up” box on the MyTFB website.
All scholarship applications must be submitted
online no later than midnight March 2, 2020.
The National Youth Summit Series brings together
some of the best and brightest students to focus on STEM,
agriscience, healthy living, and photography. Designed for high
school students (grades 9 – 12), the Summits provide
opportunities to learn technical skills, participate in hands-on
activities, workshops, and engage with nationally-recognized
4-H Alliance members have special programs set up for Texas 4-H
members, their families and supporters the program. These
business organizations offer discounts for services or
merchandise, and in return a portion of the proceeds are
donated back to support Texas 4-H.
through the direct link here (click on the Wyndham logo) or use
the code 1000028575 when booking to receive a discount!
the Fall and Spring Paper Clover campaigns to earn money for your
county 4-H program at Tractor Supply. Learn more at the link here
(click on logo).
the Lone Star Silversmith's one-of-a-kind 4-H jewelry. Click on
with JOANN 4-H rewards on every purchase, every day! Current
& alumni members, parents, volunteers and 4-H staff can save
15% off total purchases every day with 4-H Rewards. Enroll now by
clicking on the linked JOANN logo.
to our Texas 4-H Alliance Partners!
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