News release from the University of Saint Francis:
USF Talent Scholarship Day Adds Marching Band Auditions
The University of Saint Francis will evaluate incoming students for potential scholarship opportunities in various programs, including new Marching Band.
(March 3, 2015) â€” The University of Saint Francis will award scholarships to incoming students on Talent Scholarship Day, Friday, May 8 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the Mimi and Ian Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication off Leesburg Road, the Fort Wayne Ballet downtown and the music technology facilities in the USF North Campus at 2702 Spring St.
Talent Scholarship Day gives new USF students with an interest in art, dance, communication or music the opportunity to submit a portfolio for review and/or audition for scholarship consideration. Scholarships are available in art history, music technology, dance, studio art, communication arts and graphic design, art education, computer art, communication, pre-art therapy, theatre, jazz ensemble, drum line and the University Singers. In addition, auditions will be held for USF’s new marching band.
High school juniors are also invited to receive reviews and advice in preparation for their senior year. Awarded scholarships are renewable for eight semesters, if the required grade point average is met, and can be added to any academic scholarships or need-based grants a student might also receive.
Appointments are required. To reserve a time or receive further information, contact the School of Creative Arts at (260) 399-8064.
About the University of Saint Francis
The University of Saint Francis is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2015. Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, USF offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curriculum for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point, and online. Currently 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.