WESTPORT - The Essex County Fair announced today that six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to current New York State high school seniors and also students enrolled in college who are pursuing a degree in a field related to agriculture, fair management or the outdoor amusement business.
The New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs and the New Your State Showpeople's Association sponsor the scholarships.
The qualifying students must be active at the Essex County Fair. All applicants from Essex County must submit their applications through the Essex County Fair no later than Friday April 9, 2010.
Information is available by phone call to Essex County Fair Office, PO Box 431, Westport, NY 962-8650, through Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County and from local high school guidance offices. Applications must be printed and completed from the web at www.nyfairs.org.
For more information contact Essex County Fair through our email firstname.lastname@example.org.