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Arts Fund for Region One Scholarships Opportunity

The Arts Fund for Region One is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for Region One students in grades kindergarten - twelve to pursue summer study in the arts. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2018. We would appreciate your help in spreading the word about the scholarship availability to students and parents. 

One of the goals of The Arts Fund is to encourage opportunities for all students of Region One to explore their interests in the arts.  To this end, the Susan Fillman Memorial Scholarship for the Arts was established in 1998.  Over the last twenty years, over $70,000 in scholarship awards have been granted to Region One Students. 

Previous scholarship recipients have attended such programs as The Center for Creative Youth at Wesleyan University, The Litchfield Jazz and Performing Arts Center, Stage Door Manor House, the Digipen 3-D Animation Workshop, Performance Plus, Falls Village Children's Theatre, Hartford Art School, National Guitar Workshop, The American Dance Festival at Duke University, The Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts, Kent School Writing Program, Blue Door Studio, Berklee Music Sessions, Arts in Motion, The TriArts Youtheatre Camp, Barrington Stage, Buck’s Rock Camp, Grumbling Gryphons Camp, Creative Kidz, as well as individual music and voice lessons.   

Interested students should submit their applications to the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Please visit www.berkshiretaconic.org.  Students will find our application under the Receive... Search &Apply for Scholarships tab. In the Scholarship Search box, type:  The Arts Fund for Region One.  Applicants will be directed to create a unique log in and will then be able to complete the application on line.  Applications are due May 1, 2018.

Please contact Linda Peppe at 860 - 824 - 5149  x 129 with questions about the scholarship or contact Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation 413 - 229 - 0370  x 109 directly with questions regarding completion of the application.