H⁠ow to Apply for Financial Scholarships

Applications must include a completed scholarship application, letter from student (or parent depending on age) requesting the assistance, and financial support documentation.  All information must be submitted to CSA no later than July 15th. Partial applications will not be accepted.

Financial Scholarship Applications for the 2021-22 year are due July 15th, 2021

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:

2020:  Marley Crouch

2019: Leah Stauffer

2018: Liz Kelsay

2017: Tanner Frisbey

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:

2020:  Mya McKillip

2019: Jalaia Harper

2018: Kourtney Green

2017: Leah Stauffer

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:

2020:  Elizabeth Harvey

2019:  Marley Crouch

2018: Alicia Rubio

2017: Olivia Fox

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:

2020:  Katey Kissane

2019:  Autumn Pence

2018: Emma Waterman

2017: Elijah Brainard

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:

2020:  Emma Reel

2019:  Shelby Harrison

2018:  Olivia Fox

Talent Scholarship Information

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Jerry D. Palmer Scholarship

Scholarship Purpose:  The Jerry D. Palmer Scholarship for Technical Theatre will be awarded annually to an outstanding CSA student showing excellence and potential in the many roles behind the scenes in theatre.

Financial Scholarship Application

Financial Scholarship Application

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2020:  Kadin Yeakle

2019:  Kennedy Davis

2018:  Lydia Daigle

2016:  Samantha Williams

2015:  Samantha Williams

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