L.E.A.D. – Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction – recognize outstanding 4-H’ers who show 4-H values in the way they live their lives. The awards honour youth who have become exceptional leaders through their 4-H experience, and who share the best of themselves with their community.
Four L.E.A.D. recipients are selected each year, one for each of 4-H Canada’s Leadership Development pillars.
Each L.E.A.D. recipient receives:
- A $20,000 scholarship for higher education ($5,000 annually for up to four years)
- An all-expenses-paid trip to attend the 4-H Leadership Awards
- Ongoing mentorship from an expert in their field of study
- The opportunity to be a 4-H L.E.A.D. spokesperson
L.E.A.D. scholarship applications open March 1, 2021.
Meet the 2020 L.E.A.D. Recipients
Past L.E.A.D. Recipients
The L.E.A.D. scholarships are made possible thanks to the generous support of CN