LEWISBURG, WV (11/14/2013)(readMedia)– Applications for the 2014 State Fair Scholarship program are now available online. In association with corporate, civic and individual contributors, and with support from the State Fair Endowment, five $1,000 (four year) scholarships will be awarded to individuals who have participated in one or more of the following areas at the State Fair:
1. State Fair Junior Show – market animals, purebred animals and dairy.
2. Equine Programs – State Fair’s Open Horse Show or Junior Horse and Pony Show.
3. 4-H and FFA Youth Exhibit Program – 4-H and FFA Underwood Youth Center.
Applicants must be pursuing a vocational trade, associate or bachelor degree, and must have participated in the junior livestock show, equine show or 4-H and FFA Youth Exhibit Program within the previous five (5) years.
“The State Fair takes great pride in recognizing the youth of our state for their hard work and for their contributions to agriculture and the Fair,” Agricultural Competitions Manager, Kelly Tuckwiller stated. “In 2014, we are going to celebrate the 90th State Fair of West Virginia. One of my goals is continue to grow the scholarship program so that we may keep supporting the next generation.”
New for 2014, all State Fair Scholarship applications and supporting documents must be filled out online and be emailed to email@example.com by January 15, 2014.
Applications are available online at www.statefairofwv.com or by contacting the State Fair office at 304-645-1090.
The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. The 2014 Fair themed “Blue Ribbon Traditions” is set for August 8-16.