Application for Scholarship CORE ARTS: June 7

Application for Scholarship CORE ARTS: June 7-­‐20, 2015 Ages 12-­‐18 (Rising 7th graders – high school seniors) This scholarship application must accompany the Core Arts general application. Scholarship applicants must apply for the Core Arts residential track. APPLICANT CONTACT INFORMATION Student Name: School: Grade completed (as of June 2015): Gender (select) M F Parent/ Guardian Name: Mailing address: City, State, Zip: Primary Phone: ( ) Age (as of June 7, 2015): T-­‐Shirt size (select): S M L XL XXL XXXL Email Address: FINANCIAL NEED SCHOLARSHIP: REQUIRED INFORMATION 1) A copy of the family’s most recent IRS 1040 tax form 2) Essay—on why the applicant wishes to attend MSAI and its importance to their education (min. 1 page, max. 3 pages) 3) Letter of Recommendation—from someone familiar with the applicant’s artistic background and interests, (may not be a family member, max. 2 pages) 4) E-­‐Portfolio—to demonstrate the applicant’s artistic accomplishments and talent, please submit at least one or more of the following to [email protected]: a. pictures of visual arts samples (.jpg, .doc, or PDF) b. original writing examples such as poems, narratives, or newspaper articles (.doc or PDF) c. an audio CD or DVD that demonstrates musical, theatrical, or dance skills d. programs, playbills, and/or bulletins that show your participation in a performance e. copies of award certificates for artistic accomplishments FINANCIAL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: April 1, 2015 All participants must send a current photo and a non-­‐refundable application fee of $75.00. It is MSAI policy that all participants, even those that receive scholarships, pay an application fee of $75.00. Checks or money orders may be made out to the Bologna Performing Arts Center. Please call 662.846.4844 to pay via credit card. Applicants will be notified of decisions by April 20, 2015. MAIL COMPLETED FORM AND ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS TO: Mississippi Summer Arts Institute DSU Box 3213 1003 West Sunflower Road Cleveland, MS 38733 All submitted information is confidential. Questions? Contact Whitney Cummins at 662.846.4844 or [email protected]