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2024 Scholarship Information

The Grays Harbor County Fair Board is committed to encouraging and rewarding the young adults of our Fair Community who seek to achieve their greatest potential. The Grays Harbor County Fair Board welcomes these young citizens to work alongside its members, so that we can provide the best Fair possible as we strive to accomplish our mission of: Education, Entertainment and Exhibition.
Who may apply for this scholarship?
The Scholarship Committee may award at least one scholarship to an incoming college freshman or first year trade school apprentice. Applicants for this scholarship must have involvement in the Grays Harbor County Fair as an exhibitor in the prior year’s Fair with participation as either an enrolled 4-H member, Grays Harbor County FFA member or Open Class exhibitor.
The number and monetary amount awarded will be determined by the Grays Harbor County Fair Board Scholarship Committee. The minimum award will be $1000. You may only receive this scholarship once.
How do I apply for this scholarship?
The candidate should complete the accompanying application and compose the required essay. The candidate must also submit a copy of their official letter of acceptance from their prospective school, or a copy of your next semester’s class schedule.
What is the timeline for the scholarship application?
The submission deadline is May 3rd, 2024. Scholarship recipients' school will be notified by May 20th. The recipients will be required to attend the Grays Harbor County Fair Opening Ceremony for the public announcement and awarding of the Scholarship. The check will be made payable to the recipient's educational institution after proof of enrollment has been provided.
How do I submit my application and essay?
You can submit your application and essay electronically to: ghcfairboard@gmail.com
You can mail your application and essay to: Grays Harbor County Fair Board, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 506, Elma, WA 98541
How are scholarship winners chosen?
Scholarship applications will be submitted to a committee consisting of Fair Board members and/or Fair staff for review. Candidate names will be omitted to ensure that applications are judged on responses provided.
**Remember your application must be time-stamped or postmarked by midnight, May 3rd, 2024.

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