The scholarships are open to students who attend Marblehead High or go to school in town and are pursuing a degree in the arts.
Scott Souza,Patch Staff Posted Mon, Mar 20, 2023 at 3:57 pm ET Reply (1)
"We can't think of a better way to keep our arts traditions alive than to foster continuing arts education for our talented students." - Marblehead Festival of Arts President Jodi-Tatiana Charles (Shutterstock)
MARBLEHEAD, MA — Marblehead High seniors and Marblehead residents who are high school seniors and are planning to study visual, musical, literary or performing arts in college are eligible to apply for one of the Marblehead Festival of Arts' $3,000 scholarships being offered this spring.
The application deadline is April 13. "For over 60 years, the Festival of Arts has provided a forum for the expression of the arts in our community," Festival of Arts President Jodi-Tatiana Charles said. "We can't think of a better way to keep our arts traditions alive than to foster continuing arts education for our talented students."
The scholarships will be awarded based on academic and arts achievements, extracurricular activities, honors related to future vocations and financial need. All information is kept confidential. The Festival of Arts has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships since 1986.
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Students can go here to apply here for scholarships. The Festival hosts a wide range of art exhibits and outdoor music concerts overlooking Marblehead Harbor, the Literary Festival, The Street Festival, the Children's and Boat Building activities, an Artisans' Marketplace, a Film Festival, and many other cultural activities designed to provide a fun and enriching experience for the entire family.
The Festival of Arts is an all-volunteer organization comprised of more than forty committees and involving several hundred volunteers. (Scott Souza is a Patch field editor covering Beverly, Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Salem and Swampscott. He can be reached at Scott.Souza@Patch.com. Twitter: @Scott_Souza.)