H⁠⁠ow to Apply for Financial Scholarships

Applications must include a completed scholarship application, letter from student (or parent depending on age) requesting the assistance, two letters of recommendation, and proof of household adjusted gross income.  All information must be turned in to CSA no later than August 1st, in a complete packet.  Partial applications will not be accepted.

Financial Scholarship Applications for the 2017-18 year are due August 1st, 2017

How to Apply for Talent Scholarships

Talent Scholarship Applications for the 2017-18 year are due March 16, 2017

Talent Scholarship Applicants must complete a 2017-18 Talent Scholarship Application.  All applicants must also participate in an audition and interview process held on Friday, May 5th, 2017.  All applications must be turned in to CSA no later than March 16th, in a complete packet. Partial applications will not be accepted.  Scholarship recipients are announced each year at the annual iDance, iPerform and iCreate shows in June.

Talent scholarships are funded in part by the Alex L. Parks and Burt Reynolds Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Grant County.  

Alex L. Parks Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Story:  Created in 1998, the primary purpose of the Alex L. Parks Scholarship Fund is to receive donations and other funds or property to provide support to The Community School of the Arts in Marion, Indiana.  Alex L. Parks was a lover of the arts, and a generous donation was made on his behalf.  This gift continues to help fund scholarships for students and ignite a community of potential through arts and creativity. 

Burt Reynolds Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Story:  The primary purpose of the Burt Reynolds Scholarship Fund is to receive donations to provide a performing arts annual scholarship to The Community School of the Arts.

Donations for both scholarship accounts can be made by following the link to the Community Foundation of Grant County here.

James Dean Scholarship

Scholarship Purpose:  The James Dean Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding senior CSA student pursing the arts after graduation.

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2016: Austin Hendricks

2015:  Tristan Miller

2014:  Gracie Black

2013:  Maggie Black

2012:  Aaron Messer

Shey Harris Scholarship

Scholarship Purpose:  The Shey Harris Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding CSA student in dance.

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2016: Courtney Hiles

2015:  Katie Reynolds

2014:  Abby Martz

2013:  Brenna McCarty

2012:  Tristan Miller

Burt Reynolds Scholarship

Scholarship Purpose:  The Burt Reynolds Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding CSA student in theatre.

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2016: Sophia Hoffert

2015:  Austin Hendricks

2014:  Claire Walker

2013:  Casey Reaves

2012:  Taylor Michelle Parker

Jim Davis Scholarship

Scholarship Purpose:  The Jim Davis Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding CSA student in visual arts.

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2016: Katie Kissane

2015:  Amara Henry

2014:  Laura Wilk

2013:  Brittany Rice

2012:  Casey Reaves

Nancy Lutz Scholarship

Scholarship Purpose:  The Nancy Lutz Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding CSA student in music.

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2016:  Samantha Williams

2015:  Samantha Williams

Talent Scholarship Information

Scholarships

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Download: 2017 Talent Scholarship Application.pdf

Download: 2017-18 Financial Scholarship Application.pdf

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