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:

 

Bridging the Gap

There are many types of divides.  We can be divided from each other physically, emotionally, politically, in our language, friendships, and culture.  Each divide can be bridged in some way.  Create a 3-5 min skit that shows a divide and how it can be bridged.  You must include some physical representation of the “bridge”. 

The skit may be submitted on a DVD or flash drive  or as a link to a YouTube video.  Please double check that your DVD or flash drive will play and your information is indeed stored on it.

 

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 4, 2019.  Applications with a postmark later than February 2, 2018 will not be accepted.

 

The fine print:

The decision of the Scholarship Committee is final.  If you wish any submission material returned to you, you must include self-addressed mailing material with adequate postage.  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

 

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

  • Application form (Including Recommendation and Transcripts)

  • Original Composition

  • Anecdote

  • Skit

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