Mary Harmon Scholarship Fund

Mary Harmon Scholarship Fund 

All scholarship applications need to be submitted using IVCF's online scholarship application system. Please note that there is an eligibility quiz in the online portal to help students identify scholarships that they are eligible for.

The application deadline for the Mary Harmon Scholarship has been extended to July 14, 2024 (11:59pm Pacific).

We are only considering applications from high school graduates from the Class of 2024. Incoming high school seniors (Class of 2025) need to wait to apply until the 2025 application is released.

Click here to apply.

The Imperial Valley Community Foundation has partnered with local 4-H and community leaders to honor and thank an outstanding and special person who has done so much for the Imperial Valley’s young people by establishing the Mary Harmon Scholarship Fund.

The Mary Harmon Scholarship is open to:

  • Graduating high school seniors that live in and attend school in Imperial Valley and are active members of 4-H in good standing.
  • Applicants who will be attending an accredited institution of post-secondary education or vocational training in the United States in a program that has a duration of at least three quarter terms or two semester terms.
  • Note: Applicants will interview with the scholarship selection committee as part of the application process.

Applicants must have:

  • Made outstanding contributions and/or represented the Imperial County 4-H program during their academic years.
  • Demonstrated significant scholastic achievement.
  • Served in a leadership capacity in their club, county, or state.
  • Participated in two separate club approved projects during member’s (applicant’s) senior year of high school.
  • Served on two 4-H club or county approved events as a committee chairperson or active committee member (documentation required).
If you would like to invest in the future as Mrs. Harmon has done for so many years, we invite you to support the Mary Harmon Scholarship Fund with a gift that is personally meaningful.
This fund is structured as a permanent endowment so that Mrs. Harmon’s legacy will be preserved and scholarship funds will be available for awarding in perpetuity.
Checks should be made payable to “Imperial Valley Community Foundation,” memo “Mary Harmon Scholarship Fund,” and sent to the Foundation at: PO Box 2739, El Centro, CA 92244.