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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Arts for Life! annually awards $2,000 scholarships


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2013-14 Scholarship Application

Arts for Life! annually awards $2,000 scholarships to 25 graduating high school seniors who demonstrate excellence in visual art, music, dance, drama or creative writing. Launched by former First Lady Columba Bush in 1999, the program has awarded scholarships to more than 350 gifted high school seniors.

Application Deadline:
February 1, 2014

Eligibility:
Students who are graduating from a public or private school or a home education program in Florida in the Spring of 2014.
 
Application Process:
Students must submit a completed application, a brief essay explaining "How the arts have positively influenced their life" and a portfolio of work in visual art, music, dance, drama or creative writing.  
  
College Matching Program
In addition to the program's $2,000 cash award, winners will be automatically eligible to receive a matching in-kind scholarship worth a minimum $1,000 if they attend one of the participating Florida institutions for higher education: Broward College, College of Central Florida, Flagler College, Florida College, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Institute of Technology, Jacksonville University, Nova Southeastern University, Stetson University, and University of Florida.

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