BransonShowTickets.com is proud to present the Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship, an essay-style scholarship designed to assist in furthering education for young people.
A) Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship Topic
The essay topic for our annual scholarship is, "How (*Enter Your Show*) Inspired Me to Realize My Dreams." Don't be afraid to be creative or let your personality shine! We want to hear your unique voice! You may include a short personal statement at the end of your essay if preferred, but it is not a requirement. In the event that you have not seen a Branson Show, you may research and use your creativity.
B) Award Amount
One annual scholarship will be awarded as a one-time grant in the amount of $1,000 to the winning essay recipient or academic institution. The scholarship will be deposited to the financial aid office of the institution enrolled in by the winner. A new recipient will be chosen each year, allowing a greater number of applicants to benefit. Scholarship recipient must enroll, or be enrolled in an institution for higher learning, or they will forgoe the awarded scholarship to the runner up.
The Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students of any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning. High school students and homeschooled students who plan to enroll in college upon graduation are strongly encouraged to apply. No person affiliated with BransonShowTickets.com may submit an entry.
D) How Essays are Judged
Essay applicants are judged on creative voice, originality, and overall influence. All essays must be Branson show related for consideration. Essays should be submitted typed in Times New Roman Font with a font size of 12 for easy readability.
E) Submission Deadline
To be considered eligible for the Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship by BransonShowTickets.com, all entries must be received by October 15th annually. Due to the large number of submissions, no essays submitted by postal mail will be returned to the sender.
F) Scholarship Finalist Selected
The annual recipient of the Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship will be selected and notified on or before November 15th annually.