Galveston County Fair & Rodeo
SERVING GALVESTON COUNTY TEXAS YOUTH SINCE 1938
Experience The Tradition
GCFR 2021... April 16 - 24, 2021
BBQ Cook-Off ... April 8-10, 2021
Education Foundation Night
SEE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS PHOTOS - CLICK HERE!
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
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
Commissioner Ken Clark
The Families of...
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.