Marblehead Festival of Arts Offers $3,000 Scholarships to High School Seniors
The Marblehead Festival of Arts (MFoA) is offering $3,000 scholarships to local high school seniors who are pursuing collegiate arts education. Students, who may attend any high school but must reside or attend school in Marblehead, are encouraged to apply for the scholarship by the deadline of April 13th. The application can be found on the Marblehead Festival of Arts website.
The MFoA scholarships are proudly awarded to foster and encourage further exploration and education in the arts, including fine, creative, literary, performing arts or music or film production. “For over 60 years, the Festival of Arts has provided a forum for the expression of the arts in our community. We can’t think of a better way to keep our arts traditions alive than to foster continuing arts education for our talented students,” shares Jodi-Tatiana Charles, President of the Marblehead Festival of Arts.
In consideration of scholarship awards, the MFoA Scholarship Committee reviews general academic and arts achievement, activities both in and outside of school (arts-related and other), honors and/or special citations received related to intended future vocation and financial need. All information is kept confidential.
The Marblehead Festival of Arts has awarded over $100,000 in scholarship funds to students since 1986. Award recipients have attended colleges and arts schools across the country, pursuing their passion for the arts with the help of MFoA.
For more information about the Marblehead Festival of Arts scholarship and how to apply, please visit www.marbleheadfestival.org.
About Marblehead Festival of Arts (MFoA)
Founded in 1962, the Marblehead Festival of Arts has a rich history of producing a premier summer arts festival that has become a unique forum for artistic expression. Traditionally held each year over the July 4th holiday, the Festival hosts a wide range of art exhibits (painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, etc.), outdoor music concerts overlooking Marblehead Harbor, Literary Festival, Street Festival, Children’s and Boat Building activities, Artisans’ Marketplace, Film Festival, and many other cultural activities designed to provide a fun and enriching experience for the entire family.
The MFoA is an all-volunteer organization comprised of more than forty committees and involving several hundred volunteers. It operates year-round and relies solely on donations to fund its operations. Individuals, families, and businesses may become Festival Sponsors by making a tax deductible contribution. For additional information on MFoA, a calendar of events, volunteer opportunities and sponsorship, please visit www.MarbleheadFestival.org