The Montgomery County Agricultural Society offers an annual scholarship program which is available to high school students who are residents of Montgomery or Fulton County and who plan to attend college in pursuit of a degree.

To provide financial assistance to those high school students who have been active exhibitors in the Montgomery County Agricultural Society (aka Fonda Fair) and who intend to pursue a degree.

Two  (2) $500.00 scholarships will be awarded for 2024.

Applicants must be in his/her senior year of high school in Montgomery or Fulton County, New York and planning to pursue a degree at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Students must submit his/her complete application by April 1, 2024 by mailing it to:

Montgomery County Agricultural Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 385
Fonda, New York 12068

Applications will be judged on the following criteria:

Essay — 15%
Citizenship/Volunteerism/Leadership — 30%
Fair Participation — 30%
Presentation of application — 15%
Academic achievements — 10%

The Montgomery County Agricultural Society, Inc. (The Fonda Fair) offer two annual scholarships.

Make sure that you complete the entire application according to directions.  Return the completed application to Montgomery County Agricultural Society, Inc. by the date indicated.  The Selection Committee is looking for well-rounded applicants and will base its decisions on a variety of criteria, including academics, community service and fair participation, as well as the overall appearance of your application.  You may add additional pages as necessary.  Applications must be printed on plain stock white paper.