How to Apply for a Showmen’s League of America Scholarship
Are you a student involved in the amusement business? Interested in a Showmen’s League of America Scholarship? Download the College Scholarship Application and Guidelines and submit it (fax, email or postmarked) along with your portrait before December 31, 2016.
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Congratulations to our 2016-17 SLA Scholarship Recipients!
The Showmen's League wishes all of them continued success in their education and future endeavors!
2017/2018 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM GUIDELINES
Applications will be accepted from all students, with emphasis on those graduating from high school. Post-Graduate applications are accepted, but are only considered if funds are available.
New applicants (graduating High School Seniors):
Missing deadlines or failure to provide required information may cause your application to be rejected and/or may result in the loss of scholarship for future years. The scholarship offered by The Showmen’s League of America is paid directly to the college or university, not to the student. The scholarship may be used for the tuition, books, supplies and/or lab fees of the student and shall be distributed to the student in accordance with school policy. In the event that any funds are unused, theses amount must be returned to The Showmen’s League of America.
The scholarships are based on superior academic skills with consideration given to test scores, scholastic performance and high school recommendations. Student’s extra curricular activities and involvement in the industry will also be considered. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of the student’s own merit, academic accomplishments, character and commitment. Financial need and family situations are not factors in these awards. Scholarships are not guaranteed to be renewed.
Scholarship and membership applications may be obtained from the office of The Showmen’s League of America, 1023 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL. 60607 at any time and MUST BE SUBMITTED to this office by mail or fax or email no later than December 31, 2016.
The Showmen’s League Scholarship Committee will review all applications and will award the scholarships as funds allow and the committee elects. The Committee may interview applicants and recipients at any time. The decision of the Committee is final and the rules, regulations and requirements are subject to change without notice.
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