2017 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
UPDATED 05/01/17: OUR SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE HAS NOW PASSED AND WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICANTS.

If you are interested in applying for Financial Aid, please fill in the following form two weeks before the first day of the Academy you are interested in. If you have additional questions, email us at artsoutreach@uci.edu.

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ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON APRIL 30TH AT 11PM. INCOMPLETE AND LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED, NO EXCEPTIONS.

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Summer Academies in the Arts
Scholarship Guidelines
PURPOSE
To provide access to the Academies to outstanding middle and high school age students who demonstrate artistic excellence and financial need. Thanks to the support of the Nicholas Endowment and the Pacific Life Foundation, we will award at least four full scholarships, one full scholarship in each of the four Summer Academies – Art, Dance, Drama, and Music, and a limited number of partial scholarships.


CRITERIA
Eligible students will have demonstrated artistic excellence and financial need through a competitive application process, and will be in good academic standing. Eligible students should be interested in pursuing an artistic discipline as part of their college or career path.


APPLICATION
To be considered to receive a Summer Academies in the Arts Scholarship, students must submit all Scholarship Application materials consisting of the following items:

--Scholarship Application Form: Please fill out the following online form completely. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

--Artist Statement: Should be no more than one (1) page, typed. Applicants should consider the following with regard to their artistic discipline: why you are applying for this scholarship, why you do the art form that you do, why you chose your discipline and medium or style, what does it mean to you to practice your discipline, what is your goal?

--Artistic Work Sample:
*For Art Academies: No more than three (3) images of recent visual artwork, or a three (3) minute short film.
*For Dance, Drama and Music Academies: An audition video, no more than three (3) minutes in length. Videos must show the applicant only. Videos of ensembles will NOT be accepted.
*Images should be JPEG files not to exceed 1MB. Videos should be MOV or MP4 files.

--Letter of Recommendation: Should be from teacher or instructor who may speak to the student’s artistic excellence and perceived financial need.

All application supplemental materials must be uploaded to a secure file/video-sharing site (ie. Google Drive, DropBox, YouTube, etc.) with a link to be included in the online application.


EVALUATION
Applications will be reviewed according to artistic discipline by faculty or staff of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts.


AMOUNT
The Summer Academies in the Arts Scholarship amount shall be equal to the commuter fee for a single course in one of the four Summer Academies – Art, Dance, Drama, or Music. Scholarships are subject to course enrollment and, though we do not anticipate needing to take such action, may be cancelled should enrollment not be sufficient. Scholarships may be used to offset commuter registration costs only and may not be used to cover the cost of on campus housing, meals or credit.


DEADLINE & SUBMISSION
Applications must be completed and submitted no later than April 30TH at 11PM. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Scholarships will be awarded by May 22nd* and recipients will be notified via email. *Should there be a delay in the selection process, candidates will be notified via email.

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