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2018 Scholarship Application period is now closed. Thank you to all that applied!

Shortly after May 1st, the Scholarship Committee will meet and evaluate all applications. Winners will be personally notified and schools will receive an announcement that can be included at their graduation exercises or awards assemblies. Actual payment of the award will be made to the student after satisfactory completion of the first semester of college.

Money for these scholarships is earned from the dining room and the food concessions at the Cummington Fairgrounds during the Fourth of July horse and ox drawing contests. Scholarship winners are requested to assist in whatever capacity they are able during this event and are not otherwise asked to repay their scholarship.

New this year, you can email your application in to scholarship.cummingtonfair@gmail.com


Congratulations to the 2017 winners!

Cummington Fair Scholarship 2017

Abigail is a 2017 graduate of Hampshire Regional High School. She is the daughter of Richie and Sue Tracy Small and will attend Keene State College and major in Athletic Training. Abigail Touchet Chester, MA

Rebecca is a 2017 graduate of Mohawk Trail Regional High School. She is the daughter of Mark and Katie Scranton and will attend Emmanuel College and major in Secondary Education. Rebecca Scranton Colrain, MA

Mahalia is a 2017 graduate of Mohawk Trail Regional High School. She is the daughter of Robert Dean and Amy Love and will attend George Washington University and major in International Affairs. Mahalia Dean Shelburne Fall, MA


Jeffrey Mason  Memorial Scholarship 2017 & Cummington Fair Scholarship 2017

Christina is a 2017 graduate of Mohawk Trail Regional High School. she is the daughter of Carol and Jon Lively and will attend Mount Holyoke College and major in Pre-Med. Chrtistina Lively Rowe, MA


Clifford S. Thayer Memorial Scholarship 2017

Is Awarded to Alyssa Weld Warwick, MA Alyssa is a 2013 graduate of Pioneer Valley Regional High School. She is also a 2017 graduate of UMASS-Amherst majoring in Pre-Vet. In the fall 2017 she will be attending Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine to pursue her DVM degree. Alyssa has been an active participant in the PVYS 4-H Sheep Club. She has shown her sheep at Cummington Fair throughout her 4-H years and now as an Adult in the open show. While at UMASS-Amherst she was a teaching assistant for the Dorset Sheep Management Class for 6 semesters. She was also a member of the Animal Science/Pre-Vet Club and Peer Mentors Group. Alyssa has been awarded the Dean’s List over several semesters. Last fall she was recognized by her department as an outstanding member of her class of 2017.