Scholarship Application


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Clay County Fair Charitable Trust

The Clay County Fair Charitable Trust Scholarship program recognizes outstanding high school seniors who have actively participated in the Clay County Fair. Each year two (2) $500 scholarships will be awarded at the beginning of the recipient’s second semester of enrollment.


High school seniors who will graduate with the Class of 2019 are eligible if they meet the following criteria:

  • Actively participate in the Clay County Fair (past or present);
  • Plan to enroll in any accredited two-year or four-year college or university.


The selection committee will consider the following criteria for selection when reviewing the applications:

  • Exhibits/Performances/Participation at the Clay County Fair (30 points)
  • Essay explaining the impact the Clay County Fair has had on your life (25 points)
  • Extracurricular and community activities; community service/volunteerism (25 points)
  • Class rank and GPA (10 points)
  • Letters of reference (10 points)