Applications are open for the Don Diego Scholarship Foundation’s 2019 scholarships, offering a total of $66,000 to 28 outstanding students who reside in San Diego County and have participated in the San Diego County Fair or other activities associated with the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Four scholarships of $5,000, $2,500, $1,500, and $1,000 will be offered in each of four categories: 4-H, FFA, Employee, and Exhibitor/Participant. Ten Junior Livestock Auction Scholarships will be offered to students who qualify for the 4-H (now known as the Walter J. and Betty C. Zable Foundation 4-H Scholarship) or FFA Scholarship and who participate in the 2019 Fair’s Junior Livestock Auction. The foundation will also offer two $2,500 Vocational Education Scholarships and one $5,000 Spanjian Family Scholarship.

The deadline to apply for the 2019 scholarships is March 18, with finalist interviews taking place in May. For full eligibility requirements and applications go to