November 13, 2016

Candidate Forms

Below you will find links and downloads for the various information, instructions, and forms required to compete.  As you complete these, feel free to send them via email at or by using our online submission form.

If you are committed to being a part of one of the most rewarding and beneficial experiences available to young women in the United States, complete and submit the Candidates Application. Visit the Miss America Website to learn more about the many benefits of competing in the Miss American Scholarship Program.



Interest Form
Interest for 2019

Forms - Welcome LetterProgram Welcome, Eligibility Information, and Paperwork Checklist 2019
A letter from the Executive Director as well as eligibility requirements and a paperwork checklist.

Forms - Talent ReleaseTalent
Talent guidelines and release form

Talent Introduction Submission
You are asked to write and submit the introduction for your talent.

Forms - AdsProgram Ads and Sponsorship (Build Your Own Scholarship) 
Ads and sponsorship instructions and information


Forms - Miss Contestant ContractMiss Candidate Contract
Fillable 2019 Miss Candidate Contract

Forms - Miss Contestant Resume Contract for Miss candidates

     CMN – How to Register ContestantRegistrationInstructions

     Additional Scholarships

Forms - Miss Contestant PlatformPlatform Statement instructions and sample for Miss candidates

Forms - Miss Contestant Platform

Resume instructions and sample for Miss candidates


Forms - Teen Contestant ContractTeen Contestant Contract
Fillable 2018 Outstanding Teen Contestant Contract

Forms - Teen Contestant No-ShowTeen No-Show Rules Agreement
Rules for contestants that send in their application for a local pageant and do not show up for the pageant

Forms - Teen Contestant ResumeResume
Resume instructions and sample for Teen contestants

Forms - Teen Contestant Platform Platform Statement
Platform statement instructions and sample for Teen contestants


Forms - Princess ApplicationPrincess Program Application
More information can be found on our Princess Program page.


This checklist is also part of the Welcome, Eligibility, and Paperwork Checklist document above. Email or use our Contact Form for questions or issues with any of these items.

  • Submission of Candidate Information
  • Email high-resolution headshot (Bob Williams will also be available to take a professional headshot for a minimal fee)
  • $25 application fee paid
  • CMN Page Created and Minimum Donation Raised (
  • Platform Statement
  • Candidate Resume
  • Music Release Form
  • BMI / ASCAP form
  • 2 CD’s of Music (if applicable)
  • Ad pages
  • Build Your Own Scholarship Paperwork
  • Local Contestant Contract (Teen must be notarized)
  • Official High School / College Transcript
  • Proof of Residency
  • Proof of Enrollment
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Insurance Cards (if applicable)