The Lebanon Area Fair & BBQ Scholarships are supported by the annual silent auction, BBQ ticket sales, quilt block auction, and 5k run. Silent auction donations may be delivered to the Fair Office Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please make sure to deliver these items PRIOR to the Fair. The Silent Auction closes on Thursday at 8 p.m.
Two different scholarship programs announce their recipients at the Lebanon Area Fair: Katie Eckert Memorial Scholarship and the Lebanon Area Fair Scholarships. Eligibility and application forms follow:
Lebanon Area Fair Scholarship
Katie Eckert Memorial Scholarship
Msgr. John W. Mignot/PSACF Scholarship Program
Eligibility: 1. Must be a Pennsylvania resident. 2. Currently (or had been previously) active for at least two (2) years in a fair that is a member of PSACF. 3. Must have plans to attend a college or other type of higher learning institution the Fall semester of the current year. 4. Applicant can submit only one application per year. 5. Applicant can receive this award only one time.
Applications Procedure: 1. To apply, you must complete the application form online at www.pafairs.org, submit a high school transcript or a college transcript (if in college), and two letters of recommendation and return to Gretchen Oberst, 100 Hickory Lane, Pine Grove PA 17963. 2. Applications are due by June 30, 2023. Any questions call Gretchen at 717-269-2673 . 3. The PSACF Scholarship Committee will make their decisions by September 30. Winners will be notified by their sponsoring fair. 4. These awards are for one year only and non-recipients are urged to apply in succeeding years. 5. Scholarship checks will be mailed for use in the second semester. Checks will not be mailed until the PSACF Scholarship Committee Chairperson receives a transcript of the first semester.
Scoring: Applications will be judged on the following criteria:
Academic Achievements (High School / College) 20%
Fair Participation 30%
Fair Endorsement 10%
Additional Support Info & Other Endorsements 5%