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The Jo Williams Honorary Scholarship

The Scholarship:

The Scholarship winner will receive $1,000 which will be paid directly to the college or university that the winner will attend.

The Qualifications:

The applicant must be a college-bound high school senior in the Greater Fort Worth Area Region with at least five years of experience in Destination ImagiNation and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

The Three Tasks:

1) The applicant will create an original composition on “The DI Effect”. The composition will be in 12 pt font and will be no longer than 1,000 words.
2) The applicant will share a short (100 words or less) anecdote on a DI memory.
3) The applicant will create a product on the following:

DI Your Job​

Some jobs are considered innovative and creative.  However, all jobs could benefit from DI help!  Your challenge is to take a business that is normally not considered “creative” and create a video to show how DI could improve that business.  Your video may be up to 5 minutes.

The product may be presented in a YouTube or other on-line type of video.

The Letters:

The applicant will supply a letter of recommendation from their Team Manager and a school administrator or teacher.

The Deadline:

The deadline for applying for this scholarship is February 1st, 2023.

The Fine Print:

The decision of the Scholarship Committee is final. The scholarship winner’s material may be used as promotional material for the Greater Ft. Worth Area Destination Imagination Region.

The Address:

Send application materials to: Jo Williams

                                              1820 Prairie Rock Way

                                              Round Rock, Texas 78664

                                             (512) 255-4022

This Year Only: Application, letters, applicant composition and anecdote may be sent as a Word or PDF document to this email:

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Key Dates

9/1: Challenges Released

10/?: Team Manager Trainings

(dates TBD)

11/1: Scholarship &

Magellan applications

available, GFW Store opens

12/16: Tournament Registration

Due ($75)

1/6: Tournament Registration

Final Deadline ($125)

1/11: Magellan Award Deadline

1/28: Appraiser Training

2/1: Scholarship Deadline

2/11: Schedule Released

NEW DATE: 2/25: Regional Tournament

3/24-25: State Tournament

5/?: Global Finals

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