The Starr County Fair Association awards up to twelve (12) scholarships to Starr County graduating seniors who have distinguished themselves as Fair exhibitors, in their academic studies, as well as demonstrated leadership roles in their schools, communities, and the Starr County Fair.
One scholarship in the amount of $3000 is awarded to the top ranking applicant, one $2000 scholarship to second ranking applicant, one $1500 scholarship to the third ranking applicant, and nine $1000 scholarships to the next highest ranking applicants. Each school is guaranteed one scholarship. Recipients will receive their scholarship award in two payments, one half during the first college semester and the other half during the second college semester upon receipt of proof of college enrollment after the college’s census date. Instructions on how to claim scholarships will be provided to the recipients in the spring.
Applications must be postmarked no later than February 2, 2019.