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 material 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.


Program Welcome, Sponsor Ads
A letter from the Executive Director as well as eligibility requirements and Sponsor Ad Page information.

Talent guidelines and release form


Miss Candidate Contract
Fillable 2019 Miss Candidate Contract

Contract-Fillable.pdf resume Contract for Miss candidates

CMN – How to Register ContestantRegistrationInstructions

 Additional Scholarships

Social Impact Statement  instructions and sample for Miss candidates

Resume instructions and sample for Miss candidates


Teen Contestant Contract
Fillable 2019 Outstanding Teen Contestant Contract

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

Resume instructions and sample for Teen contestants

 Platform Statement
Platform statement instructions and sample for Teen contestants


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

Forms You Will Need

Email high-resolution headshot

$50 application fee paid

CMN Page Created and Minimum $100 Donation Raised (

Platform Statement

Candidate Resume

Talent Introduction Submission

2 CD’s of Music (if applicable)

Ad pages

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)