Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program

Each year, the Friends of the California State Fair Student Scholarships help our state's most promising students achieve their goals and realize their dreams by granting scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. These awards are given in a broad range of academic studies. They are presented to college students and graduating high school seniors who exhibit academic excellence, leadership potential, civic accomplishments and a strong sense of personal commitment to continuing their education. Scholarship categories: Academic AchievementAgricultureBusinessThe ArtsCulinary/Hospitality/Event PlanningFair IndustryInternational Agricultural TradeState Fair past exhibitor/student assistantViticulture/EnologyTeacher PreparationTrade SchoolFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $5,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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