(FAIRGROVE) -- The Michigan Bean Festival Committee is seeking candidates for the title of the 65th Michigan Bean Queen. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, August 14. Contestants must be between the ages of 17-22 as of September 1, a high school graduate, and not married. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. An application, contestant requirements, information on judging and crowning, and requirements of the new Queen are available at www.michiganbeanfestival.com A $100 non-refundable sponsorship fee is due with the application. The 67th Annual Michigan Bean Festival in Fairgrove is Labor Day Weekend, August 30-September 2.