Surry Arts Council scholarship deadline is Friday


The Surry Arts Council is still accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program.

Applications are available at the Surry Arts Council office, 218 Rockford Street, or online at www.surryarts.org. Completed applications must be returned to the Surry Arts Council by Friday, April 28, at 5 p.m. Surry Arts Council staff is available to assist with applications.

Scholarships are available for college bound students, current college students, and artists who are pursuing a degree or continuing education in music, drama, dance, television/film/communications, visual arts, commercial art, arts administration or other arts-related fields.

A limited number of scholarships are also available for middle and high school students who will be attending a summer arts camp or workshop. Other scholarship application for Arts Alive and Missoula Children’s Theatre, summer programs hosted by the Surry Arts Council, will be accepted on a rolling basis.

All scholarship recipients must be Surry County residents.

Funds for the Surry Arts Council Scholarship program come from the Kester Sink Birthday Endowment Fund, the Mildred Robertson Endowment Fund, the Sandy Beam Scholarship Endowment Fund, the Betty Lynn Scholarship Fund, and the Jimmy Lowry Scholarship Fund.

Auditions will be held Wednesday, May 17 at 4 p.m. at the Andy Griffith Playhouse. For additional information, call Antonia at (336) 786-7998 or email antonia@surryarts.org.

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