SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

A maximum of fourteen $1,000.00 Scholarships will be awarded to one graduating Senior from
each school that has been actively involved in the Wise County Youth Fair during their high school
years.  The scholarships will be awarded at the Youth Fair prior to the auction.  Recipients will be
posted and notified of their award.  Each recipient must be present to receive the award.  In the
event that a recipient cannot be present, an alternate may be selected.
Scholarship recipients must
claim their scholarships by May 31 of the following year.

Scholarships are competitive and based on the following criteria:
1.        Academics
2.        Each year of participation in the Wise County Youth fair while in high school.
3.        Documentation of the following (limited to one page each).
a.        List of leadership opportunities.
b.        List of community service.
c.        List of major accomplishments.
4.        Essay on “Why I want this scholarship and what I will do with it.”
5.        Interview with scholarship committee on four categories of questions.  

Student Name:                _________________________________________
Address:                         _________________________________________
Phone:                           _________________________________________
Date of birth:                  _________________________________________
Social Security #:             _________________________________________
School Attending:            _________________________________________

Years participated in Wise County Youth Fair. (Circle each year that applies.)

Freshman                Sophomore                  Junior                Senior

Materials to be submitted by the February 9th:
1.        Essay on “Why I want this scholarship and what I will do with it.”
2.        Official high school transcript with class rank.
3.        Copy of SAT and ACT scores confirmed by counselor’s office.
4.        Grade point averages at mid-semester of senior year.
5.        Documentation of leadership, community service, and major accomplishments.

Applications are due and must be post marked by February 9, 2018 and returned to:

                  Wise County Youth Fair, Inc.
                  P.O. Box 1062
                  Decatur, Texas  76234

If you have any questions, please call Liz Hubbard at 940/389-5388 or 940/627-6294.

FYI:  On the things that have to be documented - a Principal (school and community activities),
Youth Director or Pastor (Church activities) must sign them.