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Scholarships and Loans

Mac McElduff/Plumas Bank Scholarship

The Plumas-Sierra County 4-H Council offers a $500 Scholarship for high school seniors planning to attend college or a trade school.  The applicant must be a current Plumas-Sierra 4-H member with at least 3 years in the program. 
Deadline is April 30th.

Mac McElduff_Plumas Bank Scholarship 2024

Plumas-Sierra Cattlewomen Scholarship

"The Plumas-Sierra CattleWomen are deeply committed to encouraging our local young men and women to become active participants in the ranching and farming industry. The scholarships are designed to encourage graduating seniors to major in a curriculum related to Agriculture. The amount of the scholarship is determined by the proceeds of the previous years' fundraisers and donations to the scholarship and the number of applicants."

Deadline is April 15th. For more information go to: 


Plumas Sierra Cattlewomen Scholarship 2024

Farm Bureau Scholarship

Plumas-Sierra County Farm Bureau Scholarship.

Applicants must meet one of the following qualifications:
1. Be an immediate family member of a Plumas-Sierra County Farm Bureau voting member in good standing. Applicants may have any college major or be attending a trade school with any major.
2. Be a Plumas-Sierra County Farm Bureau Collegiate Member and a graduate or graduating from Plumas or Sierra County High School, majoring in an agricultural field at an accredited junior college, college, or trade school. You must be a collegiate member by the date of your submitted application.

Deadline is April 15th.

2024 Farm Bureau SCHOLARSHIP  

4-H Youth In Action Award

Teens aged 14-19 are encouraged to apply to the 4-H Youth in Action Program for the chance to tell their 4-H impact story and win a $5k educational scholarship.


Cattleman's Scholarship

Are you or someone you know, a senior of a Plumas or Sierra County high school looking to earn some extra money towards education? If yes, then consider applying for the Plumas-Sierra Cattlemen’s Scholarship! 



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Clayton Floyd Neer Steer, Swine & Sheep Loan

A memorial fund was established in 2010 by the Neer family and Indian Valley 4-H in memory of Clayton Floyd, who died of a tragic accident in 2010.

A revolving Loan has been established in his memory.  This loan will be in the amount of $1,000 for Steer and $500 for Swine and $300 for Sheep and Goats.  This is available to any member enrolled in the Steer, Swine, Sheep, or Goat project. 
Due dates: 
3rd Monday in November for Steer
1st Monday in April for Swine & Sheep & Goat

Please contact Wesley Neer 530-249-1556

Plumas Bank Livestock Loans

Plumas Bank offers loans to 4H and FFA youth, with parents as co-signers.
Contact your local Plumas Bank loan officer for details.