Suffield Arts Council
Annual Art Scholarship Application – 2012
The Suffield Arts Council is offering up to $3,000 to Suffield residents, age 17 and older, who wish to pursue further study
in music, drama, dance, photography, visual arts or creative writing. Award money
may also be used for supplies, towards a new instrument or in other ways (excluding reimbursement) to advance the artist in
his or her field.
Applicants must present their work for the Art Category listed
below (up to 10 minutes) to a panel of judges on:
Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Place: Suffield High School Auditorium Time: Assigned Times Beginning
at 6:00 PM
____________________________________________________________ Age: ______
Telephone(s): __________________________ Email: _______________________________________
Prop/ Equipment Requests: __________________________________________________________________
(e.g., chair(s), table, piano, music stand, stage lighting, projection, sound,
tape recorder, etc)
Audition Time Constraints: ______________________________
Art Category to Present:
Upon Receiving Award, Identify Use:
Signature of Parent (if
must provide the following 4 documents by the deadline:
Audition Time: _______
1. Completed and signed
Application Entry Form
2. One Personal Essay
(3-5 Paragraph) about how your art is important to you and why you’d like/need this scholarship
3. One Letter of Recommendation
from a person working in the field of the art category the applicant is applying
4. One Personal Letter
(Note: Personal essay is 40% of the scholarship
award process. Previous recommendation letters are good for 1 year. If you wish to reuse a previously submitted letter, indicate which one you would like to reuse from your
last year’s application.)
Deadline: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Email to: Lynda Montefusco at firstname.lastname@example.org (Phone: 860-888-9558)
Mail to: Suffield Arts Council, PO Box 415, Suffield, CT 06078 (Postmarked by the Deadline)
* Applicants must supply all props, unless otherwise requested within
one week of the audition date. The Arts Council will do their best to fill
these requests, but cannot guarantee this. Any technical considerations (special
lighting or sound requirements or running the school electronic equipment) must be arranged by the Applicant with the High
* If an accompanist is needed, they must be provided by the Applicant.
* Photos will be taken the night of auditions for press release of award recipients.
* Applicants can receive
these scholarships 1-3 times.
* Award monies
will be made payable to a third party who will provide the service / supplies needed to further the Applicant’s artistic
talents. Award monies will not be provided for reimbursement of already purchased
* Auditions / Presentations are closed to the public (including
parents and press), but open to all Arts Council board members.
* All Applicants will be notified by US mail within two weeks of the audition date.