American Pavilion Announces Creation of College Scholarship Program

American Pavilion, a family-owned clearspan tent rental company that proudly supports higher education, has created a $1,000 general education scholarship that will be awarded to one worthy candidate each year.

DANVILLE, Ill., July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Because American Pavilion is dedicated to helping youths achieve a stronger foundation for future learning and career selection, the company will award the $1,000 scholarship annually to a student who is enrolled in an accredited college. The application process welcomes students from all backgrounds and in any part of the country.

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"We know that many worthy students face financial difficulties when it comes to college tuition," said Tom Wodetzki, co-owner and CEO of American Pavilion. "We created this scholarship in order to contribute to the success of ambitious students who might be hindered by financial barriers. As a family-owned company, we know firsthand how important it is to have a base of support when faced with a challenge."

Students who wish to apply for the $1,000 annual scholarship can do so using the form found on the American Pavilion website or by using this link. The application process also requires that students submit a minimum 1,000-word essay that details their educational goals and what they plan to do with their degrees after graduating college. American Pavilion would like to know how the $1,000 scholarship would benefit potential recipients and why they believe they are the worthiest candidate from among all the applicants.

"We are excited to read about each student and hear their stories," Wodetzki said. "We expect to receive essays from a wide range of applicants, each with their own history and vision for their futures. American Pavilion is a nationwide company, so we hope to get applications from students in all 50 states. There is no telling where the lucky college student might be found."

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Dec. 15, 2016. Applicants will not get a confirmation that their submission has been received, but the winner will receive a notification of his or her award via email before Jan. 31, 2017. The email also will contain information on next steps for claiming the scholarship.

American Pavilion wishes to clarify that any information provided by scholarship program applicants will be used solely for choosing a winner and for any resultant tax purposes. By participating in the program, candidates indicate their consent to that usage. Information gathered in the application process will not be used for marketing or any other type of use, nor shared with other parties.

About American Pavilion

American Pavilion is a leader in the tent rental and special event business with one of the largest inventories of tents in the country. American Pavilion is owned and operated by the fourth generation of the founding family and travels nationwide installing clearspan tents and accessories for corporate events, special events, sporting events, concerts, construction projects, trade shows, etc. American Pavilion have been committed to excellence since 1902. It is based in Danville, Ill.

Media Contact: Tom Wodetzki, American Pavilion, (217) 443-0800,

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