Zone Scholarships & Grants

Zone Scholarships & Grants

In addition to the numerous IAFE YP Zone Grants to attend the IAFE Annual Convention & Trade Show, Zones offer scholarships and grants to attend the Zone meetings, the IAFE Annual Convention & Trade Show, or other IAFE activities. These will vary each year, as do the deadlines. Check back soon – this page is updated as we receive information from the respective Zones.  

Zone 1 to Zone 1 Grant

These grants are designed to enable individuals who have never attended the IAFE Zone 1 Conference to attend the 2025 IAFE Zone 1 Conference, held May 1 – 3, in Concord, NH.

Zone 3 First-Time Convention Attendee Grant

These grants are designed to enable individuals who have never attended the IAFE Annual Convention to attend.

Zone 2 Fairs of the Future Grant

This grant is designed to enable an individual from Zone 2 who has never attended the IAFE Annual Convention to attend.

Zone 4 First Timers Convention Grants A

These grants are designed to enable two individuals, from Zone 4, who have not attended the IAFE Annual Convention in the last three years to attend.

Zone 4 First Timers Convention Grants B

Sponsored by the Red River Valley Fair, ND, and Sioux Empire Fair, SD, on behalf of the Heartland Association of Fairs,

These grants are designed to assist two individuals, from Zone 4, who have not attended the IAFE Annual Convention in the last three years to attend.

Zone 4 to Zone 4 Conference Grant

Sponsored by Scott & Jo Wick, Sioux Empire Fair, SD

This grant is designed to enable an individual from Zone 4 to attend the 2025 IAFE Zone 4 Conference.

Zone 4 to Zone 4 MVP Grant

This grant is designed to enable an individual, over 39 years old, from Zone 4 to attend the 2025 IAFE Zone 4 Conference.

Zone 4 MVP Convention Grant

This grant, supported by Spectrum Weather & Specialty Insurance, Inc., is designed to enable an individual, over 39 years old, from Zone 4, to attend the 2025 IAFE Annual Convention.

Zone 5 First Timers Grant

These grants are designed to enable two individuals from Zone 5 who have never attended the IAFE Annual Convention to attend.

Zone 5 to Zone 5 Grant

This grant, supported by Spectrum Weather & Specialty Insurance, Inc. enables an individual who has never attended, or for the past three years attended, the 2025 IAFE Zone 5 Conference.

Zone 7 At-Large Grant

Sponsored by Butler Amusements, AMP Live Events, LLC and Thomas Carnival Inc.

These grants are designed to assist individuals, from Zone 7, to attend the IAFE Annual Convention.

Zone 8 to IAFE Convention Grant

These grants are designed to assist two individuals to attend the IAFE Annual Convention held December 1 – 4, 2024, in Phoenix, AZ.

Zone 8 to IAFE Management Conference

This grant is designed to enable an individual in the fair industry to attend the IAFE Management Conference.