Once again the Town and Country Fair will be awarding at least 2 - $500.00 college scholarships. Scholarship applicants must be seniors in high school and must have exhibited livestock of any species, market or breeding, at the Washington Town & Country Fair at some time before their senior year. Applicants must also be residents of Franklin or an adjoining county. Applications must be returned to the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce – 323 W Main Street, Washington MO 63090, no later than Friday, March 31, 2018.
These scholarships are funded 100% by the exhibitors themselves from a 1% deduction in all Blue Ribbon Auction checks.
To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must apply during their senior year in high school and must have actively exhibited livestock (market or breeding) at the Washington Town and Country Fair any year prior to their senior year in high school. Applicant must also be a resident of Franklin or an adjoining county and must also be enrolled into a four-year college degree program, a two-year associate’s degree program, or a one-year intensive technical program.
This scholarship will be awarded based on four criterion (1) participation as a livestock exhibitor at the Washington Town and Country Fair, (2) agricultural career plans as it relates to post-secondary education, (3) academic performance, and (4) agricultural leadership and citizenship.
Applicant must complete application along with both signatures and send one copy of this application by March 31, 2018 to:
Washington Town and Country Fair Attn: Livestock Scholarship 323 W. Main St. Washington, MO 63090