The Miss Washtenaw County Scholarship Program is a closed local pageant in the Miss America Organization and the Miss Michigan Scholarship Program. Contestants are required to follow all of the rules and regulations set forth by MAO and MMSP.
Contestants must be at least a high school senior and 17 years of age on the date of the local pageant. The contestant will be no older than 25 years of age on December 31, 2019.
A copy of your birth certificate must be presented at orientation. If you have previously been a contestant in Miss Washtenaw County we will already have a copy on file.
An eligible contestant for Miss Washtenaw County is a resident, student, OR employee of Washtenaw or Livingston Counties. Each category is described in detail. Please read carefully. You must fall into ONE of these categories and at orientation submit the required documentation that verifies that you have met that eligibility criteria.
RESIDENT Contestant is a resident of Washtenaw or Livingston Counties and has been for a minimum of six months preceding the pageant date. The contestant must submit two of the following items, in the contestant’s name. Financial information may be deleted or blackened out.
Michigan State Drivers License
Voter’s Registration Card
Federal or State Income Tax Return
STUDENT Contestant is a full time student (12 credit hours minimum for undergrad students) within Washtenaw or Livingston Counties. Out of state students must have been enrolled for the six months preceding the pageant date. Michigan residents must be currently enrolled in MWC licensed area. A Michigan resident living outside MWC area that graduates from High School less that 6 months from date of MWC, is eligible to compete at 2018 MWC Pageant. The contestant must submit two of the following items: one of which shows the credit hourscurrently enrolled for AND your student ID number. Financial information may be deleted.
Copy of Student ID
Letter from Registrar
Copy of Registration
EMPLOYEE Contestant is employed full time in Washtenaw or Livingston Counties and has been for a minimum or six months preceding the pageant date. Contestant must submit one of the following. Financial information may be deleted
Copy of pay stub dated six months prior to pageant date showing hours worked and copy of most current pay stub showing hours worked
Letter from immediate supervisor or human resources department verifying current full time employment status, including the six month period preceding the pageant date.
NATIONAL PLATFORM In addition to her personal platform all local contestants and title holders will be ambassadors for Children’s Miracle Network. This national platform will provide the Miss America Organization the opportunity to not only raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network, but also to raise additional funds for the Miss America Scholarship Foundation to be distributed at the local pageant level.
Service, one of the four points of the crown, has always been important to contestants striving for the opportunity to be Miss America. To build on this, contestants competing at the local level in the Miss America system are required to raise a minimum of $100 to support Children’s Miracle Network and the Miss America Scholarship Fund.
Contestants must register online at www.missamerica4kids.org and click on New Contestants. Contestants may register and complete their fundraising goal at any time. The pageant year cycle that you are registering for is 2020. You are a local contestant competing for the title of Miss America 2020. If you are paying by check you can bring your check to orientation made out to Children’s Miracle Network. Donation forms will be available at orientation and I will mail all checks together. Please be advised that checks take approximately 2-3 weeks to get posted to your account. The deadline for CMN donations for the 2018 Miss Washtenaw Pageant is Contestant Orientation on September 30, 2018. For further questions or to request fundraising tools please write to Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 734-383-3119
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