blurry photo of milt thomson and individual shots of four previous winners

Thomson Scholarship

2020 Recipient

George Machala, Franklin


Milt Thomson was a Delaware County Fair Director from 1957-1994.  He served as Treasurer for many years and helped save the Fair in 1957.

Doug Thomson, Milt’s son, was an active 4-Her, showing Guernsey cows.  He continued to be actively involved in the Fair through 1998. The funds for this scholarship were raised by Doug.


Applicants must:

  • Be a current graduate of a public high school in Delaware County, and
  • Application, essay and college acceptance letter must be postmarked on or before the first Friday of July.


Send your completed application and essay to: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County, 34570 State Hwy 10, Suite 2, Hamden NY 13782

Winning Recipient

The scholarship will be awarded during fair week. Recipient is requested to attend, if possible.


To obtain a copy of the Thomson Scholarship Application, please contact the Extension office.

For more information, contact Emily Roach

4-H Resource Educator

(607) 865-6531