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SCHOLARSHIP RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. Scholarship amounts awarded will be determined each year by the Gregg County Youth Expo Board of Directors.
  2. The Gregg County Youth Expo does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, exhibitors, parents/guardians of exhibitors, board, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, donors, and clients.
  3. The Gregg County Youth Expo Board will determine which scholarship applicants will be awarded scholarships.
    1. Each FFA chapter and 4-H club associated with the Gregg County Youth Expo will be guaranteed a minimum of one scholarship per year.
    2. If an FFA chapter and/or 4H club associated with the Gregg County Youth Expo does not have any qualified scholarship applicants, then that FFA chapter and/or 4H club will forgo the guaranteed scholarship minimum for that year. And, those scholarship funds may be awarded to an applicant or applicants of another FFA chapters’ and/or 4H clubs’, as the Gregg County Youth Expo Board of Directors deems fit.
  4. Applicants will be eligible to receive a Gregg County Youth Expo scholarship if they meet the eligibility requirements:
    1. Applicants must have shown a project in the Gregg County Youth Expo for a minimum of two years.
    2. Applicants must be a graduating senior.
    3. Applicants must be an active member of an FFA chapter or 4H club associated with the Gregg County Youth Expo.
    4. Meeting all eligibility requirements does not guarantee an applicant will be awarded a Gregg County Youth Expo Scholarship.
  5. Applicants must submit and provide all of the required materials in order to be considered for a Gregg County Youth Expo Scholarship:
    1. Applicants must complete the 2022 Gregg County Youth Expo Scholarship Application.
    2. Applicants must complete a W-9 Form.
    3. Applicants must provide a 4 X 6 photograph of the applicant. Photographs may be used for newspaper announcements, the GCYE website, and/or promotional materials.
    4. Applicants must provide a signed official high school transcript.
    5. Applicants must provide at least one (1) to no more than three (3) individual reference letters from a non-relative employer, teacher, county extension agent, principal, administrator, pastor, or other upstanding member of the community.
    6. Applicants must have the completed Gregg County Youth Expo Scholarship Application and required materials postmarked or hand delivered by April 1st, 2022.
    7. Applications must be mailed to: Gregg County Youth Expo, Sabine High School, 5424 FM 1252 W, Gladewater Tx 75647 .
  6. Scholarship recipients will be notified they will be awarded a Gregg County Youth Expo scholarship by mail and/or email within one week of the Gregg County Youth Expo Board’s decisions.
    1. Scholarships may be used to pay for tuition, lab fees, or any other expenses associated with any public or private college, university, or trade/technical school the recipient wishes to attend. 
    2. Scholarship checks will be made out directly to the selected recipients, and will be mailed to the recipient within one week of the Gregg County Youth Expo Board’s decision.

All scholarship related forms can be found HERE.