Don Diego scholarships available to high school seniors

DEL MAR – The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is offering four $5,000 college scholarships to outstanding high school seniors throughout San Diego County who have participated in the San Diego County Fair and/or other activities associated with the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The deadline to apply is April 1.

In 2013, the foundation will award one $5,000 scholarship in each of the following categories: 1) 4-H member; 2) Future Farmers of America (FFA) member; 3) Employee at the fair, racetrack or fairgrounds; and 4) Exhibitor at the Fair.

The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $575,000 in college scholarships and grants for agricultural education since 1985. Over the years, these scholarships have been awarded to students around the county, from Fallbrook and Escondido to Alpine and El Cajon; from Carlsbad and Encinitas to the City of San Diego.

See eligibility requirements and application form at

For questions, contact executive director Chana Mannen at [email protected] or (858) 792-4210.

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