The Pensacola Interstate Fair, Inc. is dedicated to the betterment of the community through education. For 2015-2016, the John E. Frenkel, Sr. Educational Grants Selection Committee has been authorized by the members of the Pensacola Interstate Fair, Inc., to provide Thirty Thousand dollars ($30,000). These monies will assist thirty (30) students in the completion of their studies at a college or university of their choice. To date, over one million fifteen thousand ($1,015,000) dollars have been awarded to more than one thousand seventy six (1076) grant participants.
A) All grants are restricted to graduating High School Seniors who, during their high school years, have been actively involved in the presentation of exhibits, animals, projects and displays in any area listed in the Fair Exhibits Premium Catalog or have volunteered at least ten (10) documented hours of assistance as designated by Fair staff.
B) All grants are for One Thousand ($1,000) Dollars each, made payable to any accredited college.
C) All grants are one-time only and non-renewable. It is the desire of the Pensacola Interstate Fair, Inc., to assist as many students as possible through grants provided each year. Hence, all grants are for one-time only and students receiving grants may not re-apply for a second time.
D) All grants are non-refundable.
E) All grants are for one (1) year only, beginning Fall Term, 2015 and ending with Summer Term, 2016.
F) All grants are for the purpose of defraying costs of tuition and books at any post-secondary educational institution of the applicant’s choice. It must offer acceptable Technical/Health/Academic programs leading to certificates, associate and baccalaureate degrees. In addition, grant monies can be used to purchase required computers through the school purchase program.
G) Grants are not based on personal need or high scholastic achievement, but rather on the evaluation made by the Committee as to his/her potential for success in attaining career goals.
H) All unused grants or portions thereof must be returned to the Pensacola Interstate Fair, Inc.
I) Grants, may not be transferred from one college to another during year of eligibility.