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Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation Scholarship

2013 Wisconsin State Fair

Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation Scholarship

The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation is sponsoring four $1000 scholarships, four $750 scholarships and six $500 scholarships.  These scholarships recognize the achievements of Wisconsin State Fair Junior Livestock exhibitors and assist them with their educational expenses.

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Eligibility Requirements:

1.  Individuals must be between the ages of 17-19 as of January 1st of the current year.

2.  Individuals must be a current or past junior livestock exhibitor who has exhibited beef, sheep, and/or swine at the Wisconsin State Fair.

3.  Individuals must pursue a post high school education, and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a University, Vocational/Technical School or University short course.

4.  Only one scholarship will be awarded per individual.

 

To download the application form, click the link below:

GBRLA Scholarship Application 2013

 

For more information contact:

GBRLA Scholarship

State Fair Park Foundation

640 South 84th Street

Milwaukee, WI  53214-0990

Leah.Mindemann@bock-assoc.com

 

View the official website here: http://www.gbrla.com/

 

Scholarship procedure:

1.  All applicants are required to fill out and return a Blue Ribbon Sale of  Champions Foundation Scholarship Application, postmarked no later than June 15, 2013 to:  Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation  Scholarship, WI State Fair Park Foundation, 640 South 84th Street, Milwaukee, WI  53214-0990.

2.  Fourteen recipients will be chosen from the applications received by the scholarship committee.  The top eight finalists will interview for the top awards.   These are one-time scholarships. 

3.  Applications will be judged on the following basis:  State Fair participation, 35%; Leadership activities, 30%; Interview, 20%; Scholastic Achievement, 10%; Career plans, 5%.

4.  Each of the eight finalists will be interviewed on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 to determine the top scholarship winners.  Each finalist will be contacted in advance for scheduling.

5.  The top candidates will receive the scholarships regardless of species exhibited.

6.  Winners will be recognized on Wednesday, August 7,   2013 at the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction.

7.  For scholarship recipients entering their first year of college, the scholarship will be awarded after completion of the first semester and Wisconsin State Fair has received a copy of transcripts from the 1st semester and schedule for 2nd semester. For scholarship recipients entering their 2nd year of school, the scholarship will be awarded after receiving a copy of current transcripts.

 

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