Applications are open for CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship. The scholarship is open for U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. residents who are currently enrolled full-time in an accredited academic institution.
This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles. The applicants have an opportunity to win $3,000.00 as a winning amount.
Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
- Qualified applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited academic institution
- Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Pursuing a major and career in a performing art
- Exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities
- Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students
How to Apply & Competitions Rules
To participate, the applicants must submit an onlineapplication form through the given link: https://cbcfinc.academicworks.com/opportunities/533
1 – General Application
- Resume (1-page maximum) detailing your academics, extracurricular activities, honors, employment, community service, and special skills.
- A recent photograph is suitable for publication (i.e., a cap and gown picture, or other professional quality and professionally dressed photograph).
- Two (2) electronically submitted letters of recommendation. They suggest one come from a community or public service leader (i.e. church leader, community leader, volunteer organization).
- The application provides instructions for your references to upload their letters.
2 – Supplemental Questions (after submitting General Application)
- Official transcript (all pages, in color, and legible) scanned and uploaded as one (1) PDF file to the supplemental questions (which you will access only after you submit your General Application).
- They are no longer accepting applications via postal mail.
- Two (2) minute visual recording sample (follow these instructions).
- Applicants will upload their art samples to a digital platform such as Google Drive, DropBox, Vimeo, or Youtube and provide an accessible URL with their application.
- Applicants are responsible for ensuring the link works properly and can be accessed from multiple reviewers.
- Faulty links can result in applications being disqualified.
and upload a legible color copy of your current official transcript as ONE (1)
PDF document (JPEG or PNG files will not be reviewed).
- Your application will not be reviewed if you have not properly uploaded an official, legible copy of your transcript in its entirety (i.e. all pages) into one single PDF file.
- They must be able to clearly read the school, student name and information, courses, grades, and all other information detailed on the transcript.
- If you have already uploaded a transcript this year for another application, you can select it from the drop-down menu without needing to browse through your computer files.
- Official Transcript #2: If you already have a degree and are pursuing another (e.g. you have a bachelor’s degree and are pursuing a master’s), please upload the additional transcript here following the same instructions.
Questions: respond to each prompt below in 250
words or less. Use the same response if you are applying to multiple
- Explain how performing artist can be servant leaders.
- Identify an issue in the Black community that can be changed using performance art.
- This scholarship requires that you provide a sample of your creative work. Please include the URL address for your visual recording sample that is no more than Two (2) minutes.
- Be sure to read the sample tips and requirements.
- Select an area under which you want your samples to be reviewed based on the performance presented in your sample.
- Briefly explain the theme for your visual sample.
The winners will receive $3,000.00 as winning amount.
The application will close on March 31, 2019, 11:59 pm EST.