Arts DFW offers two $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors attending Trinity High School or LD Bell who will be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university or technical institute in the summer or fall semester immediately following applicant’s high school graduation. All funds for the scholarships are provided Arts DFW. Through our scholarship program, Arts DFW works to support students who are focused on achieving career goals through higher education in the Visual and Performing Arts Curriculum. In evaluating each application, service and participation in school activities, community involvement, scholastic merit will be considered.
❑ Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Trinity High School (THS) or LD Bell High School
❑ Applicant must be pursuing a degree in the visual or performing art.
❑ Applicant must plan to be enrolled full-time in an accredited college, university or technical institute in the summer or fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
❑ Any student receiving a full scholarship is not eligible to apply.
PREPARING YOUR APPLICATION
The applicant must complete the entire application which includes the following:
❑ A resume, limited to one page, listing school activities, community involvement, special recognitions and awards the applicant received in high school. Also, list any work experience gained during the high school years.
❑ A minimum of (2) letters of recommendation from a teacher, administrator, community, religious or civic leader (letters from a variety of sources are encouraged).
❑ High quality photograph of Art Work or Original Artwork, videotape of performing arts with candidate participation or video produced by candidate. (Dance, Music, 2D or 3D artwork, theater, written word, film).Submissions may be provided on CD or flash drive.
❑ Required Essay (250 word maximum):
• a personal “glimpse” of you (hobbies, family, obstacles/accomplishments in life, etc.)
• how you would like to make use of the award
• educational goals
Essays should be typed on a separate page and added to the application when submitted. Make sure to include your Student ID at the top of the page. Do not include your name on the essay.
Arts DFW Application Deadline for Submitting Application: Due April 16, 2021
Name of HEB ISD Schools Attended (including High School) Grades Attended
High School Organizations and Community Service
Please list all activities (clubs, athletics, student government, scouts, church, community related)
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