Software Requirements for the Stars Awards Application
In order for all of the calculation capabilities in the Star Award application to work, you need to use the 2000 version of Microsoft Excel or higher. Before starting work on your application, we recommend that you install Microsoft Office 2000 on your computer. (If you’re using a school computer, contact the school’s IT department about updating the software.)
Don’t Alter the Star Award Application
If your application has been altered in any way, it will be subject to disqualification. Unacceptable alterations include, but aren’t limited to:
- copying the application into a Word document,
- altering the space given for responses to questions,
- changing the font to a size below 10 points.
To ensure fairness, all applicants must respond to questions in the space provided.
Star Awards Application - Personal History Section
The personal history section on the Stars application should be no more than three double-spaced pages, typed in a font no smaller than 10-points. If you include more than three double-spaced pages for this section in your application, the additional pages will be removed during the qualification process before final judging.