Venture Resorts Announces 2017 Private Scholarship Program

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Vacation rental company is offering scholarships awards of $2,000 and $1,000 to students engaged in volunteer work.

Venture Resorts (, the largest cabin rental agency in the Smoky Mountains, has announced a new 2017 essay scholarship program. The company will be awarding two private scholarships to students who are engaged in volunteer work in their community.

“Our company has always been engaged with our local community,” says Billy Parris, general manager of Venture Resorts. "We thought a scholarship program was a good way to encourage more people, especially young people, to do the same thing.”

The company will award scholarships of $2,000 and $1,000 value to the two students who submit the best essay. The 500-1,000 word essays must explain why the student chose to volunteer their time with a community organization and how the experience changed their life.

Essays must be submitted via email by April 30, 2017. Scholarship winners will be announced on the company’s Facebook page by May 31, 2017.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program for the 2017-2018 school year, and they must have performed at least 10 hours of volunteer work.

To learn more about 2017 essay scholarship, visit

About Venture Resorts
Venture Resorts is the largest luxury cabin rental agency in the Smoky Mountains, managing over 500 cabins within minutes of Great Smoky Mountain National Park and family-friendly attractions in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The company started life as Gatlinburg Falls Resort, but now rents cabins throughout the area.

For more information, call (866) 347-6659 or visit one of the company’s web sites or

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