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State fair offers scholarship opportunities

The Maryland State Fair is seeking applicants for the F. Grove Miller Maryland State Fair and the Marlin K. Hoff Scholarship programs.

The F. Grove Miller Maryland State Fair $2,000 Scholarships recognize the importance of education and participation in the Maryland State Fair. Applicants must be permanent residents of Maryland, active participants in the 2019 Maryland State Fair, and currently enrolled in an accredited college/university or be a high school senior entering their college freshman year in 2019. The applicant must complete an essay on the impact of their experience participating in the Maryland State Fair and how the scholarship will be beneficial in helping them with their career goals. Four winners will be selected and will each receive $2,000 in scholarship monies.

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The Marlin K. Hoff $2,000 Scholarship will be awarded to one Maryland youth enrolled in a four-year college, and currently or previously enrolled in a 4-H, FFA or breed organization dairy project. The recipient will be selected on the basis of involvement in the dairy industry, academic performance, leadership qualities, future goals and financial need.

Applications may be obtained at www.marylandstatefair.com. Completed applications and attachments must be postmarked on or before July 1. Recipients of the scholarships will be recognized at special ceremonies during the 2019 Maryland State Fair.

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