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Narada Michael Walden Foundation 2015 Art Scholarship Opportunities

Posted by on Mar 29, 2015 in News | 0 comments

academy-of-art-university-logoSponsors:  The Narada Michael Walden Foundation (NMWF), in partnership with San Francisco’s Academy of Art University (AAU)

Awards:  Eight Scholarships to the Pre-College Summer Art Program and one 4-year BA Degree Scholarship at the Academy of Art University

Who is eligible:  Current Marin County high school students who will be 16 by June 23, 2015.

How to Apply:  Submit the following to the NMWF by April 21, 2015:

  • A Statement of Intent
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (Art Teacher, Supervisor/Employer/Community Volunteer Work)
  • Portfolio, minimum 5 pieces (electronic copy on CD

The Scholarships to the Pre-College Summer Program will consist of the following:

  • Coverage of the number of units for 1 art elective
  • Coverage of registration fees
  • $100 voucher per student toward class material
  • Effective Summer 2015

Learn more about what this program has to offer here:
http://www.academyart.edu/academics/pre-college-art-experience-program

The 4-year Scholarship:  Out of the eight students who are awarded summer program scholarships and complete this program, one student will receive a 4-year scholarship to attend classes and earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from the AAU.  To qualify for the 4-year scholarship, the student must successfully complete the Pre-College Summer Art Program and must submit the following:

  • Portfolio
  • Letter of Intent
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (Teacher/Counselor/Mentor/Employer)

The Bachelor of Arts Degree Scholarship will consist of the following:

  • Coverage of 132 units (requirement for Bachelor of Arts degree)
  • Student must maintain 3.0 GPA every semester to keep scholarship
  • Effective Fall 2016

Applicants may submit their materials to:
Narada Michael Walden Foundation
Att:  Kimrea Begley, 530C Alameda del Prado #323, Novato, CA  94949
For information call 415-485-1999 or visit www.naradamichaelwaldenfoundation.org

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