Artists must take the initiative to apply for the enormous Arts as Advocacy Scholarship. The program is designed by the Broadway’s Babies organization for the high school seniors pursuing music, theatre, or another arts-related accredited university program.
The grant is a way of appreciating the great artists and their innovative performances. The selected artist will be handed over an adequate amount of fund to help them defray the higher cost of education.
Broadway’s Babies is an NYC-based non-profit organization. It provides arts education and creates a bridge between the Broadway community and underserved youth, to open the doors through which future leaders can emerge.
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Who May Eligible?
The applicants must review the given criteria to get considered:
- Must be high school senior
- Must be pursuing music, theatre, or other arts-related accredited university programs
- Must have shown an exceptional commitment to their studies, to leadership within their community, to use their time and talents to create a better tomorrow, and to Broadway’s Babies’ core values of Arts as Advocacy, Living in the Orange, and Better Together.
How to Apply
Candidates are required to send the completed application and their video in formats of WMV or MP4 to Leigh-at-BroadwaysBabies.com.
- A photo/headshot
- A video (no more than 7 minutes long) showcasing your musical or artistic abilities (please do not use a previously recorded performance), and addressing the following questions:
- Introduce yourself (name, grade, school)
- Where are you going to college, and what do you want to study?
- Why did you choose your college and area of study?
- How has studying music/the arts positively affected your life?
- Why do you think it is essential for all youth to have access to arts education?
- What personal accomplishment, arts-related or otherwise, are you most proud of and why?
- What does creating a ‘better tomorrow’ mean to you, and how do you intend to be a leader in creating it?
The award is a one-time $1,000 scholarship for any college-bound high school senior to help him/her in pursuing music, theatre or another arts-related program.
The application deadline is June 15th for the program.