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Scholarship Application

Erie County Agricultural Society & Erie County Fair Scholarship Application

Deadline to submit is April 8th, 2022.
Submissions are being accepted online only.
Please read all the below information carefully. Contact mlucero@ecfair.org with any questions.

How To Apply:
• Download the application
- Open the file in Adobe Acrobat where you are able to type in your responses
- Once you have completed filling out the application, save as a PDF
- Important: Make sure to fill in the section of the application that asks for the last four digits of your phone number. It is located in the top right portion of each page.


• If you are a senior in high school, you will need to provide a copy of your most recent grades.
• If you are a college student, you will need to provide a copy of your grades from the fall 2021 semester.
• Fill out the form below and upload your completed application and copy of your grades. The form below must be filled out on a laptop, desktop or tablet. It is not compatible with mobile devices.

Eligibility:
• Any High School senior or college student through their junior year.
• Applicants are NOT limited to New York residents.
• Applicants must show participation in the Erie County Fair or Erie County Ag Society Sponsored activities.

Essay Topics
You will type your essays in the application you downloaded under the "How To Apply" section above.
Application submitted without the following essay questions completed will not be considered.

• Personal Narrative
Please select one of the three choices listed below and in approximately 250 words please type an essay based on your choice. **Please do not provide any identifying information such as your first or last name or any family member names.**
  1. Struggles are inevitable and rarely discussed. Identify and elaborate upon a time when a struggle became a defining moment.
  2. If we were to ask your fellow co-workers and/or a teacher, what's it like to work with you, what would you hope they told us?
  3. Fred Rodgers said, "I hope you're proud of yourself for the times you've said "yes," when all it meant was extra work for you and was seemingly helpful only to someone else." Describe a time you’ve said yes, put in the extra work, all to be helpful to someone else.
• Financial Information
In no more than five sentences, why do you believe you need, or should receive, financial assistance, such as an Erie County Agricultural Society Scholarship to attend the University/college of your choice? This should include details about family situations such as: care of family members, medical situations, family financial burdens and/or how important it will be for you to work while in college. Please do not provide any identifying information such as your first or last name or any family member names.

Personal Information

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Are you a US Citizen?

Are you a dependent of a service member?




Submissions

Application Must be saved as a PDF
 


Grades
 


This is for identification purposes.
By checking the Terms & Conditions you are agreeing that all submitted information is true. If you are a senior in high school, you provided a copy of your most recent grades. If you are a college student, you provided a copy of your grades from the fall 2021 semester.

I agree to the terms and conditions
 

Any incomplete application submitted will not be considered or returned for correction. It is the responsibility of the applicant and parent/guardian to ensure all information is correct and complete prior to submitting. Absolutely no follow up or updates will be allowed once submitted.

Please Double Check:
• The application has been filled out in its entirety
• All essays have been completed and you provided the last 4 digits of your phone number in the top right portion of both essays
• Grades are submitted

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