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Applications for the 2020 scholarships are no longer being accepted.

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 Scholarship horse and ox drawing contests that takes place in the end of June. Scholarship winners are requested to assist in whatever capacity they are able during this event and are not otherwise asked to repay their scholarship.

Question send an email to scholarship.cummingtonfair@gmail.com

2020 Scholarship Information click link for more information.


2019 Cummington Fair Scholarship Winners!


  Grace Calvert, Windsor, MA.

Grace is a 2019 graduate of Wahconah Regional High School. She is the daughter of Craig & Dee Calvert and will attend Mass Maritime Academy and will major in Marine Science Safety & Environmental Protection.


Shelby Sinistore, Charlemont, MA.

Grace is a 2019 graduate of Mohawk Regional High School. She is the daughter of Richard & Jennifer Sinistore and will attend Clark University and will major in Biology.


Annalise Cramer, Windsor, MA.

Annalise is a 2019 graduate of Wahconah Regional High School. She is the daughter of Suzanne Towne & John Cramer and will attend Westfield State University.


Jackson Hicks Shelburne, MA

Jackson is the son of Karen and Rob Hicks and will attend the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and major in Nursing.


Clifford S. Thayer Memorial Scholarship 2019

Is Awarded to Kyle Harris Ludlow, MA

Kyle is currently attending STCC and is majoring in Architectural
and Building Technology. His plans are to transfer to UMASS Amherst
to continue his studies. Eventually he would like to have a career
in Architecture and Design to build barns and greenhouses. He has
participated in the PVYS 4-H Club. He has participated in the Cummington
Fair with his sheep and chickens. In 2018 Kyle was awarded the Hampshire
County 4-H Golden Key Award for his leadership and hard work with his
animals. Kyle comes from an Agriculture family and he plans to continue
raising animals.