AYUDA for the Arts is dedicated to helping creative young minds develop their artistic potential and make significant contributions to our society through the Arts. Scholarships are open to talented, college-admitted high school seniors and undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. Scholarships may be applied toward tuition or other education-related expenses. Applicants must have been accepted into a college program and majoring in arts, such as one of the following disciplines:
- Fashion Design
- Interior Design
- Jewelry Design
- Advertising Illustration
- Theatrical Set Design
- Special Events/Show Production
- Visual Arts
- Culinary Arts
- Painting and Sculpture
- Drama and other performance arts
- Graphic Design (including electronic media - television, video, or computers)
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Application Postmark Deadline
October 15th 2011
AYUDA for the Arts' Mentoring Program gives scholarship recipients the opportunity to partner with professionals working in the arts field that they are pursuing. Mentors can give career guidance, valuable industry insight and opportunities, which can provide the student a greater understanding of the inter-workings of their intended profession through practical work experience.
AYUDA for the Arts believes that mentoring is an effective tool that engages scholarships recipients in positive learning experiences to help them to be more likely to succeed. By sharing their professional and life experiences, mentors serve as positive role models and help scholarship recipients aim at more sound career choices.
By providing financial assistance and mentoring to these students pursuing careers in the Arts, AYUDA for the Arts helps them realize their dreams while giving them an opportunity to use their talent to contribute to their families, communities and society-at-large.