Vanderburgh County Fair Scholarships
Submission deadline –  June 30  2019

The Vanderburgh County Fair Association is committed to encouraging and rewarding the young adults of our Fair Community who seek to achieve their greatest potential. The Vanderburgh County Fair Association welcomes these young citizens to work alongside its members, so that we can provide the best Fair possible as we strive to accomplish our mission of: Education, Entertainment, and Exhibition.

The Vanderburgh County Fair will once again be offering scholarships to individuals who have been involved with the fair.  The Scholarship Committee will award at least 1 (one) $500 scholarships to an incoming college freshman and at least 1 (one) $500 scholarships to a full time college student in their 2nd thru 4th year of post-secondary education.

How do I apply for this scholarship?
Candidates should complete the accompanying application and compose the required essay. The candidate must also submit a copy of their official letter of acceptance from their school, or a copy of your next semester’s class schedule.

What is the timeline for the scholarship?
The submission deadline is June 30th. The interviews will be scheduled in the beginning to middle of July. The recipients will be required to attend the Vanderburgh County Fair Opening Ceremony for the public announcement and awarding of the Scholarship. The check will be made payable to the recipient in his/her name solely and will be presented during the public announcement.

How do I submit my scholarship application and essay?
You can submit the application and essay electronically to:
You can mail your application and essay to:

Purdue Extension Vanderburgh County
13301 Darmstadt Rd.
Evansville, IN 47725

**Remember your application must be time-stamped or postmarked by midnight, June 30th .