Promoting Future Arts! – The Arts Council Scholarship Program
Annually, graduating Royal Oak High School seniors that have been involved in visual, literary or performing arts such as Fine Arts, Music, Drama, Dance and Creative Writing may apply for an Arts Council Scholarships. Applications are available at high school counseling offices in January. Completed applications must be submitted online or by U.S. Mail (postmarked) no later than April 24, 2020. Scholarship winners receive their checks which are to be used toward college tuition in May.
Recipients are selected without regard to race, sex, religion, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, nationality or any other criteria which violates the laws of the United States or the state of Michigan.
Applications must be submitted with:
- At least with 3 examples of your work: slides, photographs, DVD, Video or Audio tape (15 mins. or less), typed or printed manuscript.
- Two (2) letters of recommendation from teachers, counselor, employer or coach.
- Information to explain to the Scholarship Committee that Applicant is in financial need of the scholarship and that it will be used to further studies in the arts.
Additional sheets may be attached with personal history and listings of awards, accomplishments and/or relevant activities.
Judging is conducted by the Scholarship Selection Committee of the ROAC. Notification of results will be emailed to each applicant.
Acceptance of a scholarship constitutes permission to use recipient’s name and or likeness and artwork for the purpose of advertising the ROAC scholarship program. In addition, recipient may be asked to perform, read, or display art at an ROAC function. Scholarship checks will be awarded at the ROAC Annual Meeting which will be held in May at the Mahany/Meininger Senior Center at 3500 Marais in Royal Oak – Date to be announced.