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Oklahoma State Fair Scholarship

Established in 2002, the Oklahoma State Fair Scholarship Program has provided nearly $250,000 to deserving and qualified Oklahoma youth through annual, individual awards of $2,500 each. Beginning in 2015, the program selects 10 winners to receive a one-time award of $2,500. 


Guidelines & Application

The 2023 Oklahoma State Fair Scholarship guidelines, which outline eligibility requirements and materials, are available below. The 2023 scholarship application is now closed. The 2024 Oklahoma State Fair Scholarship will open in early 2024.

2023 Recipients

Audra Boyer – Garber High School

Carson McCachern – Deer Creek High School

Jane Ertl – Mount St. Mary Catholic School

Karson Osborn – Fort Gibson High School

Kelsey Dowdle – Leedey High School

Madison Nickels – Enid High School

McKenna Gay – Epic Charter School

Morley Griffith – Dale High School

Neva Howard – Epic Charter School

Rylee Jackson – Navajo High School

OSAE Visual Arts Scholarship

Registration is now closed. Please check back for future Oklahoma State Fair Scholarships in 2023. 

University Partner

University of Central Oklahoma: UCO will match the $1,500 scholarships presented by the Oklahoma State Fair. The funding is applicable only for Studio Art, Art Education or Art History majors. Recipients must be enrolled full-time as an art major no later than August 15, 2022. For complete information, contact Ines Burnham at

2022 Visual Arts Scholarship Winners


Charlie Creekbaum, Checotah High School
Allie Patten, Woodward High School
Parker Schovanec, Oklahoma Bible Academy


Madeline Kendall
Kori O’Neal, Bethel High School

Click the link below to view a sample of the Oklahoma State Fair Visual Arts Scholarship Portfolio