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Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship

Each year, the Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program awards California’s most promising students with scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000. This year, the Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program will proudly award $34,000 in scholarships to deserving California Youth. Our awards are earned by college students and graduating high school seniors who exhibit academic excellence, leadership potential, civic engagement and a strong sense of personal commitment to continuing education. Recipients study a broad range of academic studies, which are reflected with awards in agriculture, animal science, arts, business, culinary, education, enology, event planning, fair industry, international studies, teaching credential programs, viticulture and past exhibitors of the California State Fair.


Applications are available each January. Please visit our website at that time for forms and additional information.

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