Count Basie Theatre Arts Impact Scholarships
should be submitted no later than 4pm, March
Count Basie Theatre
Street, Red Bank, NJ. 07701
to download a 2016 Arts Impact Scholarship Application.
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:
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
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:
area of arts education (visual, music, dance, theater) have you been engaged in
and for how long?
has this exposure changed you -- your
thinking, personal relationships, work ethic?
would / could you be without this exposure to your art form(s)?
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 one week prior
to the Basie Awards Ceremony, which takes place on Wednesday May 18, 2016. The scholarships themselves will be presented onstage during the Basie Awards.
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
We will acknowledge receipt of all scholarship applications.
address any questions you may have regarding the process to Count Basie
Theatre’s Education Department by emailing email@example.com
or calling 732:224-8778 x 106