Fair association offers scholarships

RHINEBECK — Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to state high school seniors and students enrolled in college, a sponsorship of the state Association of Agricultural Fairs and the New York State Showpeople’s Association.

According to scholarship guidelines, qualifying students must be active at the Dutchess County Fair. All applicants from Dutchess County must submit their applications through the Dutchess County Fair or the Showpeople’s Association no later than Friday, April 8.

For more information, call the Dutchess County Fair office at (845) 876-4000, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Dutchess County or  local high school offices. Applications can be downloaded from the website www.nyfairs.org.

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