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Galveston County Fair & Rodeo


Experience The Tradition

GCFR 2021... April 16 - 24, 2021

BBQ Cook-Off ... April 8-10, 2021





2021 Scholarship Rules


2021 Scholarship Application

General Scholarship Information

The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo, Inc. is proud to offer several scholarships to eligible Galveston County high school seniors.  Each applicant must be a current member of a Galveston County 4-H Club, FFA Chapter, or Summer Series Youth Rodeo participant, must be a graduate from a high school (public, private or TEA-approved schooling at home) within Galveston County I.S.D. boundaries during the school year of application and begin college, university, or trade school the following Fall semester. The number of scholarships to be awarded will be determined by the amount of available funds and the rating of the applicant.  Applicants are rated on scholastic achievement, agricultural related participation, Summer Series Youth Rodeo participation, community service, leadership, financial need, and a narrative.  Scholarships are awarded for any area of study.

Congratulations 2020 Recipients!
$54,400 awarded to GCF&R 2020 Scholarship Recipients


2020 Recipients


Aaron Douglas, Clear Lake High School

Abbie LeJeune, Santa Fe High School

Alyssa Bob, Friendswood High School

Andrew Harrity, Homeschool

Bailee McShan, Dickinson High School

Bailee Sobnosky, Santa Fe High School

Brooke Bigford, Santa Fe High School

Brooke Hillman, Santa Fe High School

Christa Swartz, Santa Fe High School

Cole Young, Santa Fe High School

Colton Smith, Santa Fe High School

Emma Pistone, Clear Creek High School

Gracie Kempken, Friendswood High School

Harley Whatley, Santa Fe High School

Isabella Dise, Santa Fe High School

Javonne Pool, Texas City High School

Katheryn Sefcik, Santa Fe High School

Madison Wills, Santa Fe High School

Morgan O’Donnell, Clear Springs High School

Naomi Boysen, Santa Fe High School

Sarah Barrera, Clear Springs High School

Shane Baker, Texas City High School

Shelby Freudensprung, Santa Fe High School

Sydney Turner, Friendswood High School

Trevor Eernisse, Santa Fe High School

Wyatt Maxwell, Hitchcock High School



We would like to recognize and thank our Scholarship sponsors...


Sports Fishing Association

David & Susan Gillioz

Roger Westmoreland Concessions

Michael Tate & Co.

Cole Gordon Helping Hands Foundation

Best in the West Cook-off Team

The Novosad Family

Tibaldo’s Feed & Supply

Verm Family & Beck Redden

Jimmy & Susan Warren

Rebecca Joy

Edward Jones

Hank Harrity

Commissioner Ken Clark


The Families of...

Mike King,

Allen Welch

Bill Born

Sonny Sewell

Renee’ Dillon

Steve Williams


Big Thank You...

A really big thank you to Lone Star 4-H for donating over $3,000 to the scholarship fund from their "I survived COVID-19 Livestock No Show" fundraiser and to everyone who purchased 2020 Livestock Buckles during our on-line buckle sale which raised $20,000 for scholarships.

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