CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship

This award is for full-time African-American or Black students pursuing a degree in performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

Candidate Requirements
· Be a U.S. citizen/legal permanent resident
· Be preparing to pursue, or currently pursuing, an undergraduate degree full-time at an accredited college or university. Current high school seniors are also eligible to apply.
· Be pursuing a career in the performing arts with an eligible major
· Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on 4.0 scale
· Exhibit leadership and be active in community
· Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students

Application Materials
• The completed online application must be submitted by 11:59 pm on the deadline date.
• Personal Statement Response
• Provide a URL address to view performance not to exceed 2 minutes
• 2 Recommender request completed
• Transcript(s)
• Resume listing work experience, extracurricular activities, honors, community service and special skills
• A recent photograph suitable for publication (ie. A graduation or other professional quality photograph in which the dress is formal)

Supplemental Questions
  1. PERSONAL STATEMENT: Please discuss your academic interests and/or professional goals and how you will use your art to make change in your community. (500 word maximum)
  2. This scholarship requires that you provide a sample of your creative work. Please include the URL address for your visual recording sample that is no more than TWO (2) minutes. Be sure to read the sample tips and requirements.
  3. Select an area under which your sample work will be reviewed based on your performance presented.
  4. If the area that best represents your sample work was not listed, please indicate.