The Friends of the California State Fair recently announced that the application process for the annual Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship program is now open to all eligible high school seniors and college students.
The scholarship program is a collaboration between Friends of the California State Fair, California State Fair, Ironstone Concours Foundation, Blue Diamond Growers, and the California State Agricultural Advisory Council, a press release said.
“At Cal Expo, we not only believe in hosting fun events for all of our family, friends, and loved ones in the community, but we also want to support students’ educational endeavors to achieve their goals and dreams,” said Rick Pickering, Cal Expo CEO, in the release. “We are honored to help students throughout California advance their educational aspirations and continue to give back to the community.”
The program seeks students who are motivated to achieve their goals, demonstrate leadership, and deliver civic achievement. Specific scholarships include the following areas: agriculture, arts, business, education, and more.
The application deadline is March 1, 2022.