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2013 State Fair Scholarship applications now available

Feb. 03, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- Applications for the 2013 State Fair Scholarship program are now available.

In association with corporate, civic and individual contributors, and with support from the State Fair Endowment, five $1,000 scholarship awards, renewable for up to four years, will be made to individuals who have participated in one or more of the areas at the fair in the past five years, including the State Fair Junior Show (market animals, purebred animals and dairy), equine programs (the Open Horse Show or Junior Horse and Pony Show) or 4-H and FFA Youth Exhibit (4-H and FFA Underwood Youth Center).

Applicants must pursue a vocational trade, associate's or bachelor's degree. Scholarship applications and supporting documents must be postmarked by March 5.

Applications available at www.statefairofwv.com or by contacting the State Fair office at 304-645-1090 or kellyt@statefairofwv.com. The mailing address is State Fair of West Virginia, P.O. Drawer 986, Lewisburg, WV 24901.

The 2013 fair, themed "Feel the Magic," is scheduled for Aug. 9-17.