Martin County Fair Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 9
Award Deadline: Dec 20, 2024

The Martin County Fair Association, Inc. has provided scholarships for high school students of Martin County continuously, since 1985. The Fair Association has helped many high school students of Martin County continue their higher education goals post-high school.


Open to ALL high school seniors of Martin County, provided:

  • The applicant must have participated in at least two previous Martin County Fairs. Participation could be through exhibits of schools, scouts, church exhibits, talent shows, police cadets, firefighter explorers, 4-H, FFA, Miss Martin County Fair Pageant, arts & crafts, volunteering, or other documented participation in the fair.
  • The applicant must have been a Martin County resident for at least the two full years preceding the applicant’s June graduation.
  • The applicant must submit a 300-word essay pertaining to the annual fair. MCFA Scholarship Rubric 24
  • The application must provide financial information as requested on the application form.
  • Applicants must have a 2.0 grade point average or above.
  • The applicant must provide a minimum 4 x 6 headshot photo.


2025 MCFA Scholarship – Coming this Fall

The Martin County Fair Scholarship Application Form must be filled out online at the Martin County Fair Website Scholarship page. No handwritten applications are accepted. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE: All 2025 graduate applications must be received by December 20, 2024, at 5:00 pm


The Scholarship Committee of the Martin County Fair Association, Inc. shall determine the winners of the scholarships. The Scholarship Committee’s decision is final.

Immediate family members of scholarship applicants may serve on the Scholarship Committee but must excuse themselves from the selection process of scholarship recipients.


The winners of the scholarships will be announced during the Miss Martin County Fair Pageant in January 2025. Please plan to attend.


A letter of instruction will be presented at the awards ceremony. To claim the scholarship award, proof of enrollment of your higher educational institution must be provided to the fair office via email

You may also mail your information to: Martin County Fair Association, Inc. ATTN: Scholarship Committee, 2616 SE Dixie Hwy., Stuart, FL 34996. Awards will be sent directly to the institution per Committee instruction. The scholarship must be claimed within one year of award. Please note: Scholarships are a one-time, non-renewable, award.


Before you submit your application, please make sure you check all the boxes on the checklist that you have included all the necessary information. We will only accept online applications. If you experience any difficulties, please call the fair office at 772-220-3247 for information. Please submit this completed checklist with your application.

  • Personal Information
  • Fair Participation Information
  • Extra-Curricular School Activities
  • Community Activities Information
  • Special Circumstances
  • Pending Update: Your Minimum 300-Word Essay. Attached PDF file.
  • Your Picture. Attached JPG, PDF, or PNG
  • Your Parent or Guardian has signed the Application.
  • You have signed the Application.
  • Your application has been submitted Online.
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