This scholarship opportunity is available to ethnically diverse youth in sixth, seventh or eighth grade. The scholarship will pay for up to $2,500 of performing arts instruction for the selected recipient in the areas of singing, acting and/or dance. |
To be eligible to apply, students:
- must maintain a minimum “B” (3.0) grade point average
- be free of unexcused school absences
- show evidence of a demonstrated interest in community service
The deadline for application is Monday, April 8, 2013. Starlight will host auditions for selected finalists. Each finalist will audition in the area of performance that best expresses his or her expertise, be it singing, acting and/or dance.
All applicants will be contacted to verify receipt of their materials. Auditions for those chosen to continue on in the selection process will take place Sunday, April 21, 2013 beginning at 1:30 pm. A specific audition time will be set and audition requirements will be provided when the applicant is notified he/she is being invited to audition. No other day will be made available for auditions.
Once the audition process is complete, Starlight Theatre staff will meet with the annual scholarship recipient to create an individualized plan of performance art instruction that best suits the student and his or her needs. The scholarship will be paid directly from Starlight to the professional individual, association or agency providing performing arts instruction.
For additional information, contact the Starlight Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 816-997-1134.