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Youth Scholarship Program

Established in 1992, the State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program has awarded scholarships to more than 2,000 students for a total of more than $10 million. Eligible recipients include graduating high school seniors around the state of Texas who have participated in competitive youth livestock events held at the State Fair, as well as graduating seniors from five Dallas Independent School District high schools in the Fair Park area. Recipients receive a $6,000 grant, renewable in $1,500 annual increments if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA while working towards a degree at a Texas college or university.

Pete Schenkel Scholarships

Honoring its past Chairman Pete Schenkel each year, the State Fair of Texas awards multiple $6,000 scholarships to selected applicants from the following Fair Park-area high schools: Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, James Madison, Lincoln, North Dallas and Woodrow Wilson High Schools.


Youth Livestock Scholarships

The State Fair of Texas awards $6,000 scholarships to selected applicants who have competed in specific competitive youth livestock events held at the State Fair. Scholarships are given to applicants who are graduating from a Texas high school and are enrolling in an agricultural-related or agricultural-benefiting natural science curriculum at a Texas college or university.

2018 Scholarship Application

Please check this page frequently regarding our 2018 scholarship opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

 

2017 State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Recipients

Pete Schenkel Scholarship Recipients

Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School
Nailah Blair
Alexandra Castillo
Lidia Engdaw
Sandra Escorza
Julissa Espinoza-Reyes
Z’Kijah Fleming
Destiny Jimenez
Victoria Lopez Hernandez
Brianda Macias Aguilar
Paola Martinez Lopez
Ariana Quirino
Michelle Ramirez
Leslie Ramos Hernandez
Gina Rattanakone
Melanie Rivera
Erika Sarmiento
Ashley Spaeth
Crystal Vargas
Ariel Ventura
Noemi Vidales Esparza
Arianna Villegas
Terie Young

James Madison High School
Arnetra Armstrong
Keturah Barnes
Aerial Britt
Parker Campbell
Zion Cardell
Patricia Gomez
Edith Gonzalez
Joseph Henry
Clem’Drea Maxie
Erica Reed
Rodolfo Santamaria
Desmond Scott
Luther Tolliver
Gladis Torres
Arleen Valenciano
Nakia Wells

Lincoln High School
Markiesha Alexander
Devodric Bynum
Keashon Davis
Craig Jackson
Keja Johnson
Mukamba Kalala
Artis Mathis
ShaQuera McGee
Jaylon Miller
Evelyn Morales
Tryana Neal-Washington
Anthony Peters
Kharia Pinkard
Jose Ramirez
Idahosa Robinson
Latecia Rose
Kametrea Williams
Jazzman Wilson
Juliue Winston
De’Coryn Wright
Rafael Zuniga

North Dallas High School
Salvador Aguirre
Delfino Andrade
Lesley Arias
Leslie Canales
Edith Cervantes Cruz
Melissa Cordoba
Susana Erazo
Veronica Malagon
Debany Malpica
Johnathan Mason
Alec Mireles-Montoya
Alexis Monroy
‘Adin Morris-Barksdale
Kevin Nguyen
Willie Beatriz Parks
Shakera Peck
Nalyne Pen
Ricardo Peralta
Rodolfo Ramos

Woodrow Wilson High School
Brian Arnold
Jillian Barthelemy
Cabrina Becker
Victoryah Braun
Travis Brewster
Precy May Cabato
Mary Grace Doviak
Lawson Freeman
Bruno Garcia
Wendy Garcia-Ramirez
Isabelle Kauffman
Awa Khan
Reiley Lusk
Angel Montelongo
Lauren Murray
Morgan Niezgoda
Maison Norman
Sydney Quintana
Jacqueline Revilla
Celeste Romero
Mateo Salmeron
Blake Walker
Catherine Wilson
Estevan Zarate

Youth Livestock Scholarship Recipients

Matilyn Abner
Lauren Akers
Seth Allen
Bailey Allison
Morgan Atkinson
Mackenzie Baugh
Grace Baxter
Lindsey Behrends
Kandon Bennett
Henry Bird
Dustin Bostick
Colton Bourquin
Hunter Brockelman
Nicholas Broz
Stephanie Bullard
Carsyn Burney
Allie Burns
Ashtyn Carr
Ryleigh Carson
Hannah Caudle
Kira Christian
Garrett Clark
Anabelle Cope
Shayna Coper
Brittney Couch
Mikayla Davidson
Kathryn Davis
Sidney Dunkel
Caitlin Edsall
Landon Estes
Andrew Estrada
Austin Evans
Abbi Farr
Bennett Folsom
Ryan Frampton
John Fuhrmann
Cody Garcia
Julia Garcia
Sierra Gordon
Myles Hackstedt
China Hale
Temple Hamlin
Chase Hancock
Kinley Hansard
Brigg Hawkins
Jace Henry
Jolee Hill
Harlea Hoelscher
Jaci Horton
Jared Johnson
Blake Jonas
Seth Jordan
Ty Jordan
Lauren Kale
Laci Keel
Cameron Kelly
Eric Koennecke
Parker Laing
Macy Lange
Kylie Layton
Kaylee Leonard
Shelby Lepley
Bronson Lincks
Kendall Lisle
Emily Long
Lyndi Luttrull
Joel Mackey
Emily Martin
Morgan Mathis
Sydney Maulsby
Kellen McCauley
Cayleigh McCawley
Roy McCleery
John McCullough, III
Baillie McManners
Andi McMillin
Mills Meier
Trevor Meier
Kaylee Musgrove
Teah Patton
Garrett Phillips
Casey Pitchford
Mary Potter
Kathryn Price
Micah Rainey
Sheridan Reagan
Emily Reiley
Jonathan Rogers
Matthew Roth
Halee Sanderson
Taylor Schertz
Keaton Schulte
Brittany Shipp
Sarita Short
Riley Simpson
Dylan Sione
Karissa Slayton
Emory Smith
Kaylee Smith
Jacey Snapp
Colton Snedecor
Joseph Stegint, III
Hannah Sullivan
Amanda Sykora
Reagan Thurman
Joshua Vinson
Rylan Wade
Mackenzie Weadock
RaeLeigh Willborn
Olivia Wise-Dent
Laura Wyrick
John Yates
Landyn Young
Shannon Zaiontz
Megan Ziegenhagen

2017 Youth Scholarship Program Renewals

Victoria Abner
Erin Adams
Kathrine Adams
BreAnna Aikins
Kaitlyn Alba
Esmeralda Alejo
Emily Alford
Alissa Amaro
Audrey Anderson
Janetci Arevalo
Ashley Arias
Julia Aves
Madison Aza
Bailey Baade
Morgan Baethge
Hadley Baker
Rylee Barber
Shannon Barthelemy
Hayley Bates
Kolton Beeler
Brittany Beggs
Kassidy Bego
Mintie Betts
Brooke Blum
Brielle Bobo
Kayla Bobo
Sonny Bohannon
Taylor Bolden
Laquianshie Bonner
Gary Bostick
Paige Bowling
Brice Boyd
Shelby Bradshaw
Reagan Brashears
Caroline Brennan
Natalie Brown
Kennadee Buchanan
Jaci Burgin
Hannah Burrough
Emily Bush
McKenna Bush
Melissa Calderon
Lauren Camarillo
Sharae Campbell
Jamilex Carreno
Chloe Carroll
Robert Carroll
Walker Carson
Hannah Celella
Scott Chachere
Emma Chalott Barron
Daniela Chaparro
Pamela Chavez
Brooke Chilcutt
Erin Choi
Patrick Clay
Ian Cobb
Mattie Cochran
Amber Compton
Kaitlyn Contreras
Dalton Cooper
Darbie Cooper
Hailey Cooper
Robert Craddock
Melvin Craddock, Jr.
Shelby Crockett
Jennifer Crowl
Sarah Crum
Micah Davidson
Tyler Davidson
Megan Day
Nia Delmast
Richard DeMoss
Alyssa Denson
Gabrielle DeRouen
Twantanisha Derrough
John Derry
Madeline Devine
Madison DeWinne
Carina Diaz
Hailey Drerup
Ashton Dunkel
Brenda Duran
Michaela Durman
Benjamin Duvall
Aspen Eaton
Dillon Elder
Landon Eldridge
Hutton England
Angelica Escorza
Itzel Estrada
Rachel Evenson
Kenna Faulkenberry
Vaughn Ferron
Jacqueline Fields
Shatara Flentroy
Guadalupe Florencio
Joelle Foster
Hayley Fowler
Delynne Freelove
Morgan Friesenhahn
Ashleigh Frost
Hannah Gaddy
Cheyenne Gamangasso
Junelyn Gamao
Crystal Garcia
Daisy Garcia
Lori Garcia
Denise Garcia-Balderas
Clayton Garrett
Cody Garrett
Marizabel Garza
Marquise Gates
Felicia George
Rachel Gibbs
Haven Giglotti
Cooper Gilliland
Colby Gipson
Courtney Gipson
Cassandra Gonzalez Alarcon
Karen Gonzalez
Kaily Graham
Mackenzie Gramling
John-Michael Grunseich
Holly Halfmann
Hope Halfmann
Alexandria Harrell
Payton Harrell
Christen Harris
Kaitlin Harris
Hadley Hatler
Brayden Hawkins
Hannah Hawkins
Tramondranique Hawkins
Lauren Hayes
Danielle Heater
Dakota Heathcock
Chase Heffernan
Case Hendrix
Gage Hendrix
Andrew Henery
Daisy Hernandez
Gabriela Hernandez
Jennifer Hernandez
Sarahi Hernandez Valencia
Trinidad Hernandez
Yerania Hernandez
Karla Herrera Gutierrez
Sydney Herring
Haley Herzog
Jordan Hevner
Kalisha Hines
Carly Hoffmann
Jeb Hogan
Cala Holder
Maddison Holder
Rachel Hood
Charles Hoppe
Kenneth Hoskins
Hunter Howard
Taylor Howard
William Hussey
Jacob Irvin
Devon Jackson
Angel Jenkins
Casey Jennings
Benjamin Johnson
Darnesha Johnson
DeMarcus Johnson
Kalyn Johnson
Katherine Jones
Kewona-Labria Jones
Tichina Jones
Caroline Jordan
David Juan
Kasim Kabbara
Kristin Keally
Tanner Keeton
Patrick Kennedy
Kaylynn Kiker
Lauren Kilpatrick
Audrey Kinast
Kathryn Klumb
Cameron Knight
Paige Kosub
Tamra Kott
Cameron Kurzner
Konstadinos Labos
Pierce Lancaster
Reagan Langemeier
Katherine Larios
Colton Leopold
Madeline Little
Elaine Lochte
Isael Longoria
Hazel Lopez
Jennifer Lopez
Laney Lord
Terry Love
Lakyn Lucio
Catherine Luft
Cathryn Macaluso
Jarrett Mackie
Joseph Macon
Wyatt Maher
Kyle Malaer
Lyndsi Marquart
Kolbi Martin
Victoria Martin
Cole Martinez
Cynthia Martinez
Meredith Masi
Anna Maulsby
Cody May
Maria May
Thackary Mayer
Jena McCall
William McCleery
Shiesha McGue
Conner McKinzie
Danielle McMillen
Jake McMillin
Mariela Medina
Lissete Mendez
Kerinne Mendoza
Haley Merrithew
Ashley Merritt
Rayanne Meunich
Garrett Meurer
Cheyanne Millican
Aaron Milligan
Payton Miner
Tyler Monroe
Brian Monroy
Tarah Moore
Amy Moran
Joshua Muehlstein
Sarah Muehlstein
Emily Mullins
Mykayla Mullins
Benjamin Murphy
Caleb Murphy
Joshua Murphy
Taylor Murray
Taylor Muzny
Shayla Myers
Amanda Nash
Henry Nelson
Micah Newton
Shayla Nguyen
Yolanda Nguyen
Blake Norrid
Danny Nyugen
Meaghan O’Connor
Dylan Pacetti
Casey Parish
Faith Parum
Amber Patricio
Kylie Patterson
Shelby Patterson
Richard Pearson
Brooke Peek
Annie Perez
Cole Perkins
Taylor Perryman
Alexus Petty
Linh Pham
Johnna Pieniazek
Maggie Pipkin
D’Quavian Powell
Mackenzie Powell
Haylon Powers
Cameron Price
Jeyson Price
Jessica Puente
Gizehv Ramirez
Jesus Ramirez
Kyle Ramsey
Courtlyn Ranly
Kelley Ranly
Grant Read
Haley Rector
Caitlin Reed
Yasmin Renteria
Jabari Richardson
Abigail Rivera
Hollyann Roach
William Robert
Flint Roberts
Jennifer Rodriguez
Kalinn Rohre
Consuelo Rojas
Jenna Roth
Brooke Rudder
Robert Ruffin
Amelia Rutherford
Joshua Saleen
Cristian Sanchez
Brittany Sanders
Brylie Schaefer
Leslie Scherger
J.D. Schnitker
Kodi Schroeder
Mayson Schulze
Michaela Scott
Sterling Scott
Keeley Sears
Kodie Sears
Rebecca Seigman
Colton Shackelford
Heather Shaw
Will Shaw
Cole Shawn
Shae Shodrock
James Short
Madison Shubert
Dequavia Simpson
Keuntis Small
Adina Smirin
Baylee Smith
Jordan Smith
LaShasta Smith
Ryan Smith
Brenda Soria
Menzi Spiller
Sarah Spradlin
Snigdha Srivastava
Marilyn Standlee
Tanner Stefka
Sevanna Stewart
Amy Stoermer
Stephanie Stokes
Emily Stovall
Addison Stuver
Heidi Subiza
William Sullivan
Erin Supak
Hillary Swor
Lindsey Tarby
Justana Tate
Yuel Tesfu
Cierra Thomas
Morgan Thomas
Danielle Thompson
Ross Thorn
Braden Tondre
Jacob Traylor
Beatriz Vaquera
Sade’ Varnado
Trevor Vaughn
Sandra Vazquez
Kasie Vestal
Chelsi Vineyard
William Vinson
Annie Vo
Rebekah Wagner
Alexis Washington
Huntor Watson
Lyric Waugh
Raviola Wenno
Quinton Whitfield
Carson Wienecke
Ashley Wilde
Paige Williams
Aaron Williford
Ty Wilson
Rakeshia Wines
Alec Winfrey
Tafari Witter
William Wolf
Savannah Wood
Samantha Woods
Hagan Wright
Hannah Wunderlich
Caleb Young
Cheyenne Zaiontz
Gustavo Zamarripa
Karen Zamora
Annalyse Zotos 

 

2017 State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship College Graduates

Angelo State University
Shaylan Edwards

Prairie View A&M University
Teaira Barber

Rice University
Gabriel Ortuno

Sam Houston State University
Karissa Gant

Southern Methodist University
Kayla Finstein
Layth Kal
Clarisa Torres
Miguel Velasco

Tarleton State University
Robert Allen
Cade Hart
Kylie Manning
Madison Stout
Shelby Womack

Texas A&M University – College Station
Ja’Mes Atkins
Leah Bauer
Kylie Bennett
Hannah Debner
Paul Exley
Emily Foreman
Madison Gramling
Whitney Green
Trayse Heater
Callie Henly
Adam Hoff

Kline Jones
Shea Mackey
Emily Mahalitc
Victoria Merryfield
Laramie Naumann
Emmali Pankonien
Braeden Pittman
Rexanna Powers
Callie Rainosek

Texas A&M University – Commerce
Corie Retig

Texas Christian University
Christy Tovar

Texas Lutheran University
David Germann

Texas State University
Kelli Tiemann

Texas Tech University
Austin Adams
Dakota Crissman
Cathryn Gibbs
Brody Halfmann
Abby Hill
Thomas Jennings
Kenneth Ruland
Jaci Tischler
Audrey Turner
Bryce Winfrey
Stefanie Wolf

Texas Woman’s University
Lydia Zimmerer

University of North Texas
Amairani Gomez
Luis Najar
Emanuel Velazquez

University of North Texas – Dallas
Richard Williams

University of Texas – Austin
Graeme Hamilton
Joana Jardon
Drew Scherger
Erin Shilling
Breanna Simpson
Ilana Smirin

University of Texas – Dallas
Joanne Nguyen
Cassandra Rangel
Andrea Rivera

West Texas A&M University
Kelsey Hutton