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Scholarships Available for Fantasia Fair 2016

December 27, 2015

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Contact: Jamie Dailey Email: jamie@fantasiafair.org http://www.fantasiafair.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

- April 17, 2016

Scholarships Available for Fantasia Fair 2016


The Fantasia Fair Planning Committee will be awarding scholarships to the 42nd annual Fantasia Fair, to be held October 16 - 23 in historic Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Individuals receiving full scholarships will receive free tuition to the conference, including all seminars, workshops, banquets & events, daily lunches/brunches, and shared room accommodations for seven nights. The scholarships are open to individuals of all ages who demonstrate financial need. Typically, six to eight scholarships are awarded and one of these scholarships is reserved for a couple. In addition, a number of partial scholarships will be awarded.

"Although Fantasia Fair is a tremendous value, not everyone is able to afford the costs involved in attending. Thankfully, we offer these scholarship programs to help those who are having financial difficulties" said Barbara Curry, Executive Director of Fantasia Fair 42. "Each year, Fantasia Fair offers a number of scholarships as a way to help the community. We view these scholarships are an investment scholarship recipients learn things at Fantasia Fair and then go back to their local communities to share what they learned."

Eligibility Requirements • The scholarship application must be filled out accurately and completely
• All scholarship-related material must be received no later than the stated submission deadline
• Applicants must be over the age of 18
• The applicant must have a financial need

Submission Deadline • All materials must be received no later than July 15.

Scholarship Rules
• The applicant must meet the eligibility requirements outlined above
• Following the submission deadline, the Fantasia Fair Scholarship Committee will evaluate all submissions and select which candidates will be offered scholarships
• Scholarships include registration and/or housing for all or part of the Fantasia Fair conference; registration includes lunches/brunches Monday through Sunday as well as some evening meals
• Applicants selected for scholarships will be notified on or about August 15
• Applicants selected for a scholarship have until August 31 to notify the scholarship committee of their formal acceptance of the scholarship or otherwise risk forfeiture
• In the event that an applicants who is offered a scholarship is not able to attend Fantasia Fair or declines the scholarship, another applicant may be awarded that scholarship

Email: scholarships@fantasiafair.org

Postal mail:

Fantasia Fair Scholarships
554 Boston Post Rd #187
Orange, CT 06477


Additional details about Scholarships are available at www.fantasiafair.org/Scholarships.aspx. Information about the Fantasia Fair conference is available at www.fantasiafair.org.


ABOUT FANTASIA FAIR - Started in 1975, "Fan Fair" is the oldest and longest-running gathering of transgender persons for mutual education, support, collaboration, and socializing. The weeklong event happens every October in the resort town of Provincetown, Massachusetts. Presenters scheduled to appear at the 42nd Fantasia Fair include Jennifer Finney Boylan, Diego Miguel Sanchez, Nick Teich, Dr. Maureen Osborne, Dawn Ennis, Lorelei Erisis, Felice Newman, Sandi Hammond, Trace Peterson, and many others. For more information about Fantasia Fair, including workshops and daily schedule, please visit http://www.fantasiafair.org.

-End- Fantasia Fair In The Press from 2015




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