Anthony Quinn Foundation offers scholarships for high school students interested in the arts

Anthony Quinn Foundation offers scholarships for high school students interested in the arts

The Anthony Quinn Foundation announces the opening of the application period for the 2016 Scholarship Program.

Modeled after the personal experience of Anthony Quinn, the scholarship program distributes funds for high school students interested in the arts who wish to attend a pre-college, or summer intensive arts education program.  Students from around the world are invited to apply and must be enrolled in high school or officially registered as a home-schooled high school student.  Applications are reviewed by a panel of judges, all professional artists or art educators and independent of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

(Related: Two S.C. students receive Anthony Quinn Foundation scholarships)

(Read about one South Carolina student’s experience as an Anthony Quinn Foundation scholarship recipient.)

Each applicant must provide a nomination and a recommendation from a teacher, advisor, or other adult outside the applicant’s family, as well as a parent/guardian consent form by Monday, November 30, 2015. A completed application, personal statement, and work samples must be submitted by Sunday, January 3, 2016.

Winners are selected based on a list of criteria developed using the highest standards of excellence and integrity.  The criteria incorporate elements of talent, personal dedication and financial need.  Winners will be notified by April 1, 2016.

To learn more about the program and our past scholarship winners, visit aqfoundation.org and view our video by clicking here.

Via: Anthony Quinn Foundation


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