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ALLIED ARTS OF RENTON

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ARTS ALIVE FOR YOUTH

 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

 

2014

 

In 2013, the golden anniversary of Allied Arts of Renton (AAR), the board  set up a mini scholarship program in cultural arts fields to be awarded to students who live within the boundaries of the Greater Renton Area, attend school in Renton and are between the ages of 12-19. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and help talented young students further their training in their artistic field.  The categories under which a student may apply are all areas of visual or performing arts.

ELIGIBILITY/INFORMATION

All applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Must be a      student currently living within the boundaries of the Greater Renton Area,      attend a school inRenton     and be between the ages of 12 through 19.
  • Criteria for      selection will include need as well as talent
  • Each recipient      will be given a showcase opportunity for their work and will need to      prepare for this event in whatever their chosen category.
  • Awards may be      used for tuition, school fees related to the category or academic expenses      such as music, lessons, books, painting supplies, etc.
  • Awards will      not be granted for housing, food, transportation or utilities.
  • Applications      will not be returned.  Please print      a copy for your records.
  • Monies will not be disbursed directly to the grant recipient but rather to the instructor, official or organization to which the student is requesting aid.
  • If conditions      change under which this scholarship is awarded (student does not complete      his/her enrollment or decides to change programs), Allied Arts of Renton      reserves the right to cancel the scholarship or request a refund.

 

SUBMISSION INFORMATION

 

A completed application (including financial information and public relations release) and all attachments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 10, 2013.  Late applications will not be considered.

 

The application can be made either by the student or by nomination by a teacher assisting the student in their artistic endeavor.   Included in the applications should be:

  1. A short essay (not more than one page, single sided) outlining your achievements in your particular field and outlining your personal goals as related to the awarding of this scholarship.
  2. A letter of recommendation from a teacher or advisor or aRentoncommunity member familiar with your work.  The letters must be dated within the past 12 months, preferably on letterhead and must include phone numbers.    Have them give the letter to you rather than mailing to Allied Arts so that it can be included with your completed application.  Ask the evaluator to address your work habits, character, pursuit of academic or career goals and your relationship to the person writing the letter. No letter from relatives will be accepted.
  3. The decision of the scholarship committee, (which will make their recommendations to the full Allied Arts of Renton board for approval) is final; there will be no appeal process.

 

ALLIED ARTS OFRENTON

ARTS ALIVE FOR YOUTH,

 Application for SCHOLARSHIP 2013

APPLICATION FOR:_________________________________________________SCHOLARSHIP

                                                       (Category, i.e. dance, music, visual arts, film, theater, writing, etc.)

 

This application is being made by:   ____Student   _____ Person assisting student in artistic endeavor

 

Name of person nominating student for Scholarship if applicable:

 

Last Name: _______________________________ First ______________________ Middle Initial _____

 

Mailing Address:_____________________________________________ City_____________________

 

Zip _________ Home Phone _____________ Cell Phone ____________ Email_____________________

 

Name of Student:

(Please be sure to check information included to verify requirements)

 

Last Name: ________________________________ First ______________________ Middle Initial _____

 

Mailing Address: _____________________________________________ City_____________________

 

Zip _________ Home Phone _____________ Cell Phone ____________ Email_____________________

 

CurrentSchoolin which student is enrolled:________________________________________________
(Student must currently live within the boundaries of the Greater Renton Area, attend school in Renton and be between the ages of 12 – 19) 

 

Age of Student_________     Birth date of Student_________________________________________

Month          day                           Year

Objective:

This scholarship will be used for: _________________________________________________________

(Awards must be used for tuition, school fees related to category or academic expenses such as music, lessons, books, painting supplies, etc.  No award will be granted for housing, food, transportation or utilities)                  

 

What have you already achieved in your field, what are your personal goals and how will this Scholarship assist in these plans?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How will the money from this scholarship be spent?

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Has student been involved in activities to either help an individual such as tutoring or to help the community such as volunteering?  Include only those activities in which you spent at least 15 hours per year.  (Use back of page if necessary)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC HONORS OR AWARDS

Has student received any academic honors or awards?  List honor or award and year received.  (Use back of this page if necessary)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If Allied Arts provides an opportunity to showcase the student’s work or talent.  Can student prepare for such an event in whatever is his/hers chosen category?  _____Yes     ______No

 

LETTER OF RECOMENDATION

 

Please include a letter of recommendation from a teacher or advisor or a Renton community member familiar with your work.  The letters must be dated within the past 12 months, preferably on letterhead and must include phone numbers.    Have them give the letter to you rather than mailing to Allied Arts so that it can be included with your completed application.

 

Ask the evaluator to address your

  • Work habits
  • Character
  • Pursuit of      academic or career goals
  • Relationship      to the person writing the letter

 

No letter from relatives will be accepted.

PAYMENT INFORMATION

 

If accepted for this scholarship, indicate who should receive the check.

(Note:  Monies will not be disbursed directly to the grant recipient but to the instructor, official or organization to which the student is requesting aid)

 

PLEASE WRITE CHECK TO: _________________________________________________________

 

Mailing Address: __________________________________________         City_____________________

 

Zip _________ Home Phone _______________ Cell Phone_____    ___        Email___________________

 

 

CERTIFICATION

 

Student Name ______________________________ Scholarship _______________________________

 

 

I certify that the information contained in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and that I meet the criteria for this scholarship. I understand that if for some reason my plans change significantly from what I have outlined in the application, Allied Arts is in no way obligated to provide the awarded scholarship.

 

 

____________________________________________      Date _____________________

Signature (By parent if under 18)

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS RELEASE

 

I ______________________________________ hereby give permission to Allied Arts of Renton Inc. to use my name and picture in promoting the arts in Renton  through press releases, newsletters, or through their website or other promotional pieces.

 

 

Signed: ______________________________________  Date ________________

Student

 

Signed: ______________________________________  Date ________________

Parent or Legal Guardian (if under 18)

 

CONGRATULATIONS! You’re finished!

 

Your completed application must be typed and contain two full copies (1 original and one copy). They must be paper clipped and NOT stapled.   Applications will not be returned, please make a copy for your own records

 

Scholarships will be awarded based on need and talent by the Allied Arts of Renton Scholarship Committee with final approval by the Allied Arts of Renton Board of Directors.  All decisions of  the board are final.  There will be no appeal process.

 

 

 

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN

5 PM, FIRDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013

 

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted

 

Mail (do not fax or send by registered or certified mail) completed applications to:

Allied Arts of Renton

P.O. Box 151

Renton, WA  98057

For questions, call or email Jaris English 425.988.3193 or email jaris@comcast.net

Scholarship awards will be presented on Sunday, October 20, 2013

At the Seattle Philharmonic Concert sponsored by Allied Arts of Renton

At theRENTONIKEA PERFORMINGARTSCENTER

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