Count Basie Theatre

Count Basie Theatre Arts Impact Scholarships

**All applications should be submitted no later than 4pm, March 15, 2016**
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Count Basie Theatre Arts Impact Scholarship
99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ. 07701
Click here to download a 2016 Arts Impact Scholarship Application.
Scholarship Value: $2,500

This year, the Basie will proudly offer four scholarships: the Moser-Taboada Arts Impact Scholarship, the Monmouth Medical Center - Barnabas Health Arts Impact Scholarship, the Monmouth County Freeholders’ Basie Scholarship for Continuing Education and the new Siciliano Landscape Company Arts Impact Scholarship. The Monmouth County Freeholders’ scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a New Jersey-based college in the fall. Scholarship application process is open to Monmouth County high school students only, graduating in the 2015 / 2016 academic school year.

Applications should include:
1. Completed Personal Information Form
2. Three (3) letters of recommendation from a teacher: (academic or arts related), counselor, school administrator, coach or pastor . Letters should be specific to this scholarship and not a general recommendation. 
3. One-page personal resume, including work history, volunteer experience, awards and extracurricular activities.
4. Applicant essay entitled “The Impact of the Arts In My Life.” The following criteria should be addressed in 500 words or less:
a. Which area of arts education (visual, music, dance, theater) have you been engaged in and for how long?
b. How has this exposure changed you -- your thinking, personal relationships, work ethic?
c. Where would / could you be without this exposure to your art form(s)?
d. What are your goals and aspirations? (Applicant need not be pursuing a career in the arts or an arts related vocation.)
Award recipients will be notified early in May. 
All applications and interviews will be reviewed by an evaluation committee composed of Arts Educators, Count Basie Partnership Organizations, and individual/corporate sponsors of the Basie’s education programs.
We will acknowledge receipt of all scholarship applications. 
Please address any questions you may have regarding the process to Count Basie Theatre’s Education Department by emailing or calling 732:224-8778 x 106

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