Bethlehem Fair
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2018 Fair Sept 7,8,9

Scholarship Information

The Bethlehem Fair Society is proud to be the major sponsor of the Bethlehem Fair Scholarship Foundation.  

Each year the foundation awards five scholarships of $1000 per year, renewable for four years, to graduates of area high schools. Additional awards may be made depending on the funds available.

Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, participation in school and community activities, financial need, and participation in Bethlehem Fair activities.

In memory of the founder of the Bethlehem Fair, the Paul L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating student who meets the above criteria, and plans to major in agri-business or home economics.

Please contact the Bethlehem Fair office at 203-266-5350, or email at for a scholarship application, or if you would like information about contributing to the Bethlehem Fair Scholarship Foundation.

Please note that the deadline for scholarship applications is April 1st for that years scholarship awards.

List of 2016 Winners

The Bethlehem Fair Foundation granted scholarships to 13 students in 2016. The winners are:


Nonnewaug High School, Woodbury: Kendra Baker, Gemma Bauer, Bryan Fraser, Jesse Hungerford, Emmalee Levesque, Amy Pruner, Vania Samoska, Kiernan Sellars, Emily Zmek


Litchfield High School, Litchfield: Abby Cowles


Holy Cross High School, Waterbury: Claire D’Alessandro


Sacred Heart High School, Waterbury: Miriam Nieves


Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, Torrington: Hannah Munson