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Jill G. Lockard-Bopp Scholarship (Deadline: February 15, 2016)

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Who Can Apply: The Jill G. Lockard-Bopp Scholarship is established to provide financial assistance to individuals pursuing an education and career in the performing arts. It is open to individuals of all ages who are pursuing a degree in any of the performing arts, or a teaching degree in the performing arts.

Applicants must be:

  • A resident of the Vinton-Shellsburg, Center Point-Urbana, or Benton Community school districts, or a former resident at the time of their graduation
  • A high school graduate or a graduating senior, current college student or a GED recipient
  • Pursuing a post-secondary course of study  in a degree program from an accredited college or university with a major in a performing arts-related discipline.
  • Maintaining a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average

Submission: Eligible individuals must submit a completed application along with the following documents:

  1. An official high school transcript or GED certificate, and official college transcript(s), if applicable.
  2. A letter or documentation from the college or university establishing acceptance to post-secondary studies.
  3. Two letters of recommendation from non-family members; i.e. academic advisors, teachers, employers.
  4. A 300 to 500 word typewritten autobiographical sketch, including goals and how this scholarship award will help in the achievement of the goals.

Deadline: February 15, 2016

Amount: $500

Learn More: Jill G. Lockard-Bopp Scholarship

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