Facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram

Sign up for email updates from Commonwealth Fairs & Events

Tickets & Deals

2018 General Scholarship Application

*Please note that incomplete applications will not be accepted.*


All text fields have a limit of 4000 characters. Please fit responses in provided area.

Personal Information

mm/dd/yyyy

State Fair Cumulative Participation (6 Points)

How many years have you participated at the State Fair? List in chronological order EVERY year of participation at the State Fair of Virginia. Include what activities/competitions accompany each year. i.e. Arts & Crafts, Livestock, Horticulture, etc.

Ex.
2010 - Culinary Arts
2011 - Youth Beef
2013 - Horticulture Demo, Youth Swine
2014 - Student Gardens
2016 - Youth Beef, Creative Arts
2017 - Welding, Dog Show
etc.

Competition Participation (5 Points)

List all areas of state fair participation over the past three years. List by year of participation (ex. meat goat show, swine show, arts & crafts, etc.).

Education (6 Points)

School Leadership (7 Points)

List school and youth organizations in which you hold or have held membership. Include:

  • dates of involvement
  • positions held
  • size and scope of involvement (time spent, people recruited, other resources committed)
Ex.
4-H member and secretary 2015 - 2018, meets monthly
Camp Counselor at Art Camp summer 2016, four weeks
School class president - 2017, meet biweekly
Swim team - 2017, 2018 (captain) practice every week
etc.

Community Service (6 points)

List areas of volunteer or community service participation. Include:

  • dates of involvement
  • positions held
  • size and scope of involvement (time spent, people recruited, other resources committed)
Ex.
Girl Scouts 2016 - 2018 meet weekly for 30 mins
Made holiday cards November and December each year (2 hours)
Trash Pickup July (3 hours)

4-H Member 2015 - 2018 meet monthly for 1 hour
2015 - 2018 Bake Sale for animal shelter (3 hours/year)
2016 - Vice President, Christmas caroling at nursing homes (2 hours)
etc.

Essay (10 Points)

Essay Question
In an essay, please explain why you feel the State Fair is important.

Please attach your response written in essay format. Answers must be submitted with the following guidelines:
  • No longer than two double-spaced pages (Longer submissions will lose points)
  • One-inch margins
  • 12-point font
Essay
 

Report Card / Transcript

Please request an official PDF of your current grades, and upload below. Documents must be signed by a school administrator.
Report Card/ Transcript PDF only
 

Photograph

Please provide a photograph for promotional use.
Photograph Image files only
 
Terms & Conditions
 
Applications are due by 5 p.m. January 18, 2019.
Back to
Top
Tickets & Deals