THE FAIR

The Youth Fair
The Office of Community Engagement serves as the liaison department between the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, coordinating and promoting student participation in Fair endeavors.  These endeavors include programs such as the Walter B. Arnold, Jr. Youth Hall of Fame, Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Scholarship Program and Competitive Exhibits Program.  
The Youth Fair offers a wonderful opportunity for students to have fun, showcase their talents, win awards, and have a meaningful hands-on learning experience.  It houses over 65 competitive divisions from aviation to agriculture, and acres of rides, shows and games.

 

 

 Find out more at

 www.FairExpo.com

YOUTH HALL OF FAME

The Walter B. Arnold, Jr. Youth Hall of Fame recognizes noteworthy youth achievement in service to their school and/or community.  The Youth Hall of Fame was created to recognize and reward those students whose unselfish commitment of time and energy has impacted others in a beneficial way.  In honoring youth achievement, the Youth Hall of Fame serves as a beacon to present and future youth.

AWARD

One winner each in high school and middle school will be inducted in the Youth Hall of Fame.
Inductees
 $1000 and a plaque
Finalists from each region
$100 and a plaque
Deadline for Submission
TBD

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Open to all middle school and high school students
  • Show an ability to lead and involve others in their community service project
  • Demonstrate perseverence, independence, creative, and critical thinking skills
  • All services must be documented
  • Have one major service project with varied other school and community service activities

MIAMI DADE COUNTY FAIR AND EXPOSITION PROGRAM 

The Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition Scholarship Program
was created to recognize and honor the youth of Miami for their dedication to scholarship and for demonstrating a strong sense of commitment to voluntary participation in school and community activities.  This scholarship reaffirms The Youth Fair's commitment to education.

AWARD

$1,000 non-renewable scholarship
Deadline for Submission
TBD
Qualifications
  • Open to Miami-Dade County graduating high school seniors
  • Minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Planning to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school

APPLICATION

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • The student's personal statements defining goals and exhibiting energy and dedication to a plan​
  • 2x3 headshot photograph​
  • A 5-line narrative about yourself