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2020 SFVA 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. Transcripts and essays are to be done separately and attached as instructed.

General scholarship applicants must have participated in 2020 Youth Livestock Shows or 2019 non-livestock youth competitions.

Personal Information

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State Fair Cumulative Participation (20 Points)

How many years have you participated at the State Fair of Virginia? List in chronological order EVERY year of participation. Include the activities/competitions that accompany each year (i.e. Arts & Crafts, Livestock, Horticulture, etc.). Do not include placings. (if you moved from another state and had prior participation in that State Fair, identify the fair and years)

Example:
1. 2010 - Culinary arts

Education (3 Points)

Teacher or Guidance Counselor can provide.

Leadership (9 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.
1. 4-H member; 2015-2018; secretary 2018; meets monthly
2. Camp Counselor at Art Camp summer 2016, four weeks

Community Service (8 points)

List areas of volunteer or community service participation: dates of involvement, positions held, size and scope of involvement (time spent, people recruited, other resources committed)

Ex. -
1. 2015 Girl Scouts; Made holiday cards November and December each year (2 hours)
2. 2020 Trash Pickup July (3 hours)

Essay (10 Points)

Essay Topic

How do you feel the pandemic impacted youth participation in fairs? How was your local community impacted with so many events being cancelled. Are there any positive long lasting changes that you feel will remain after the pandemic has ended.

Please attach your response written in essay format. Answers must be submitted with the following guidelines:
  • No longer than two double-spaced pages
  • 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
 
Terms & Conditions
 
Applications are due by 5 p.m.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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