Versailles Towne & Country Players

Supporting the arts in our community

The Esther Pitsenbarger Memorial Scholarship Application

Towne & Country Players, Inc.

Attn:  Scholarship Committee

PO Box 117

Versailles, OH45380-0117


You must fulfill the following requirements to be eligible:

1)    Graduating senor from Versailles High School

2)    2.5 or above grade point average

3)    Have participated in a T&CP production




College you plan to attend_____________________________________________________________

Major (may be undecided)_____________________________________________________________

GPA:_______ Class rank:______ in a class of _______ (Please attach a transcript from Mrs. Olwine’s office)


On a separate sheet of paper, please list all the Towne & Country Player productions you have been involved in and how you were involved.  Also, please include the name of the director.

Please answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper.  (Minimum of 200 words per question.)

1)     What have you gained from your experience with community theater and/or the performing arts?

2)     How do you see the performing arts continuing to have a place in your life?


Please obtain 3 letters of recommendation.  One must be from a past theater director, one must be from a teacher, and one may be from a person of your choice (ie:  Another director, another teacher, your pastor, your bosses, etc.) —NONE of which can be a relative of yours.  THESE LETTERS MUST BE MAILED IN A SEALED ENVELOPE TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS BY THE PERSON WHO WROTE THE RECOMMENDATION.  Recommendations sent with this application will not be considered.

Please list the names of the three you asked to write these letters of recommendation:



Parents and student:  Please read the following statement, sign and notarize:


We, the undersigned, understand that if the above named student withdraws from college before the completion of the academic year, (s)he will be required to repay the amount of the entire scholarship to T&CP.  We understand we are required to obtain a college advisor’s signature for each quarter/semester of the year.

________________________________________            _______________________________________________

   Student signature                                                              Parent/Guardian Signature

Notary signature:____________________________________    Date: ____________________________________


Application must be postmarked by April 30th.  Make sure you secure your recommendations early so they can also get the recommendations postmarked by the deadline.  Please send to the address on the top of the sheet.  Contact Mrs. Lynn Blakeley or Mrs. Therese Pohlman if you have any questions.

***INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS (i.e. missing transcript, questions answered in less than 200 words, missing recommendations, missing signatures, etc.)  WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!***