Each year the Suwannee River Livestock Association Inc. awards 2 – $500.00 scholarships to certified members of 4-H, FFA and FCCLA youth development programs in Dixie, Gilchrist, and Levy Counties Florida. Volunteer work at the Suwannee River Fair is required.
SUWANNEE RIVER FAIR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
A) Applicants must be active FFA, FCCLA or 4-H member in good standing in Dixie, Gilchrist or Levy Counties.
B) Applicants must be a senior in high school and exhibiting in the current year of the Suwannee River Fair and Livestock Show.
C) Application must be made on an approved form and submitted to the Suwannee River Fair business office, P. O. Box 252, Trenton, FL 32693 by 4:30 p.m. of the 1st Wednesday in March.
D) Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of information supplied on approved application form including: Financial Need, Scholarship (Grade Point Average), Project Record, Fair Participation, Leadership Experience, Personal Information.
E) Volunteer work at the Suwannee River Fair is required. A total minimum of 40 hours are required and must be completed by February 15 of your 12th grade year.
F) Recipients must submit proof of enrollment in either college or trade school within 1 year following their award, if not all monies will be forfeited to the SRF Association. Exceptions will be considered by the board on a case by case basis.
G) Two – $500.00 scholarships will be awarded and these awards are for attendance at a University or Community College or Trade School.
H) Applications will be reviewed anonymously and recipients selected by a committee appointed by the President of the Board of Directors.