Who Can Apply: In recognition of Mr. Roberts’ career as a businessman and his passion for the arts, Culture Works is pleased to offer scholarships to Dayton Region graduating high school seniors or local college students who demonstrate participation in and patronage of the arts. Candidates must be graduating high school seniors living in the Dayton Region (Butler, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble or Warren County) or college students at any level who live in and attend college in the Dayton Region. Priority may be given to majors in the arts, business, engineering; however, all majors may apply. A minimum 2.0 gpa is required.
- Please write an essay describing your current involvement in the arts. Please include your own artistic endeavors as well as activities in which you’ve been an audience member, a student, or participated in some other role. Then explain why the arts are important to you and to the quality of life in your community. Your essay should be typed, double spaced, no more than two pages, and use a 12 point font.
- Please provide a name and email address for one additional recent letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, volunteer coordinator, guidance counselor, or faculty member in the department of the student’s field of study.
- Please upload an additional resume detailing your arts experiences/activities. Note that this is not a complete work resume but rather an overview of your involvement in the arts including your role as a consumer of the arts. It should include any exhibitions, performances, or publications you’ve been a part of, any awards you’ve received related to your involvement in the arts, any clubs or memberships related to the arts, and any work or volunteer experience related to the arts.
Deadline: March 6, 2020
Amount: $1,000 to $4,000