Woody and Joan Bernard 4-H Scholarship

Woody and Joan Bernard are long-time supporters of the Washington State 4-H Program. Woody served as President of the Washington State 4-H Foundation and serves as Chair of the Grants/Scholarships Committee for the 4-H Foundation. In 2018, their family and friends made the decision to honor their support by providing funds for a named scholarship: The Woody and Joan Bernard 4-H Scholarship. Woody and Joan’s goal is to provide annual college scholarships for 4H youth members perpetually, providing high school seniors assistance with their future educational needs as they move forward to attend a four or two year accredited educational institution.

Woody Bernard was a WSU faculty member, working in Extension in western Washington for 32 years. His primary duties were providing educational programs for dairy farmers and 4-H youth. He served as an Extension County Chair in Snohomish and Skagit Counties. Woody is a 4-H alum and was a 4-H member for eight years. He served as a 4-H leader for three years. Woody served as the 4-H Foundation President for several years. Joan Bernard has been a longtime supporter of the 4-H Program.

Award requirement

Scholarships to be awarded to 4-H members to continue their education beyond high school to attend a four-year accredited institution or two-year vocational institution.