The Jo Williams Honorary Scholarship

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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:

Pandemic Pet

This has been an unusual year and even though our technology allows us to connect with each other to a degree, many of us have had much more solitary time at home. To help cope with this, people have adopted pets to provide more companionship. Your challenge is to create the perfect pandemic pet, which should have at least two special features to help cope with this year that would not be found in a regular pet.

The product may be presented in one of the following formats: 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, 2022.

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 - Team Challenges released

10/16 - New Team Manager training*

10/19 - Team Manager Training, part 1* 

10/30 - New Team Manager Training (repeat of 10/16)*

11/9 - Team Manager training, part 2*

1/14 - Regional Tournament Registration Deadline

1/19 - T-shirt & Pin Order Deadline

2/5 - Appraiser Training*

2/26 - GFW Regional Tournament

*ALL trainings will be VIRTUAL via Zoom