"LTP Scholarship App 2012"
April 13, 2012 Dear Reader, Bedford’s community theatre group, Little Town Players, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in the City or the County of Bedford. The criteria that will be evaluated are: involvement in Little Town Players, academic standing, extracurricular activities, financial need, and responses to the questions that are posed. In order to be considered, the completed attached application and recommendation forms need to returned to: Little Town Players PO Box 437 Bedford, Va 24523 Attn: Lisa Butler The completed application should be received no later than May 18, 2012. Please be aware that the candidate must have two recommendations for this scholarship. If you have questions or concerns, you may contact me at 540-586-4966. Sincerely, Lisa G. Butler Scholarship Chairperson, LTP Board of Directors LITTLE TOWN PLAYERS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM Name: ___________________________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________ City: __________________________________ State ____________________ Zip ______________ Email Address: ______________________________________________________________________ Home Phone: ______________________________ Cell Phone: _____________________________ School Now Attending: ___________________________________________ GPA: ______________ SAT Scores: Language _________________ Math __________________ Total ________________ Institution of higher learning you plan to attend: ______________________________________________ (Please attach a copy of acceptance letter.) Do you hold a part-time job? Yes No If yes, where do you work, what are your duties, and how many hours weekly do you work? (You may use a separate sheet of paper.) _____________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ - _____________________________________________________________________________________ What is your parent’s yearly income? Under $25,000 $40,000 - $60,000 $25,000 - $40,000 $60,000 and up How many younger siblings are living at home with you now? ________________________________ How many siblings are in college at this time? ________________________________ On a separate sheet, please share any extraordinary circumstances (such as medical expenses, family situations, etc.) or other circumstances you would like us to know. On a separate sheet of paper, please elaborate on the following: A. Describe any performing or visual arts experiences that you have had in either high school or community productions. Be sure to specify your participation with Little Town Players. B. List any other extra curricular or community activities in which you have participated. C. List any honors or awards that you have received. D. What are your future plans? E. Explain what role you feel the theatre plays in the life of a community. ** Include two (2) letters of recommendation from adults other than family members who can evaluate you. SIGNATURE:_______________________________________________DATE____________________ LITTLE TOWN PLAYERS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP RECOMMENDATION FORM Applicant’s Name _______________________________________________________________ The applicant is applying for a scholarship from the Little Town Players, Inc. As part of that application process, the applicant is requesting that you provide a recommendation. We request that you supply the information below. When you have finished, kindly place this form and you recommendation in a sealed envelope with your signature across the seal. Return it to the applicant no later than May 9, 2012 so that it can be included with the application. Recommendations received in any other manner will not be accepted. Your Name ____________________________________________________________________ Your Position __________________________________________________________________ PLEASE USE A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS. 1. How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity? 2. Describe the applicant, including character, personality traits, communication skills, and personal relationships. 3. What is your evaluation of the applicant’s academic ability? 4. Are there any unique factors that make the applicant especially worthy of receiving scholarship support? 5. If you have worked with the applicant in a performing arts production, describe the applicant’s responsibilities and evaluate the degree to which those responsibilities were carried out (i.e., for an actor, it would be attending scheduled rehearsals, learning lines, following direction, developing a character; for a technician, it would be being on time to work, completing assigned tasks, taking direction; for a publicity person it would be contacting media, writing releases, compiling and editing a program, etc.). Signature ____________________________________________ Date ____________________