The Failure Fair Scholarship is an annual scholarship award available for graduating college-bound Colorado high-school seniors. The Failure Fair Scholarship is open to all seniors regardless of intended field of study in college. Students must submit a proposal for a creative project which if selected as a finalist they will present to the visiting public during the annual Failure Fair on April 23. Projects of all types will be considered including but not limited to visual arts performing arts fashion technology design and others. For guidance on what kinds of projects to submit to the Failure Fair please see "What Does Failure Mean to Us?"
Student must be a Colorado resident and high school senior-Student must be graduating from a public private parochial charter or online high school in Colorado-Student must plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university-Student must demonstrate creative thinking innovation and a willingness to risk failure-The award will be redistributed over the course of four years provided that recipients maintain full-time (minimum 12 cred hours per semester) enrollment in an accredited four-year college/university have a 2.5 GPA or higher and maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by their institution-Student must submit a proposal for a creative project which if selected they will present to a panel of judges and the visiting public during the Annual Failure Fair on Saturday April 23-Projects of all types will be considered including but not limited to visual arts performing arts fashion technology design and others.Submission materials:-Title and brief description of their project. Projects can include drawing painting photography sculpture dance theater fashion technology games original instrumental or voice composition design or other creative practice.-A 500-word essay about how their project embraces failure creativity and/or risk-taking describing what risks were taken and the context in which the project was made-Photos videos and/or YouTube videos/links to illustrate the projectUp to 300-word description of how they plan to present the project at the Failure Fair including how they will use their five minutes of time-Letter of recommendation from a teacher or coach-Current high school transcript-List of colleges applied to-Intended course of study (if known)For more information or to apply please visit the scholarship provider's website.