News release from the University of Saint Francis:
USF rewarding artistic talent with scholarships on Talent Scholarship Day
(September 28, 2015) â€” The University of Saint Francis will award scholarships to new students in the creative arts on Talent Scholarship Day, Saturday, Oct. 10, 1-5 p.m. as part of the university’s fall Campus Visit Day. The event takes place in the Mimi and Ian Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication off Leesburg Road, the music technology facilities in the USF North Campus, 2702 Spring St., and the Fort Wayne Ballet in downtown Fort Wayne.
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 the following disciplines:
- Art history
- Music technology
- Studio art
- Graphic design
- Art education
- Pre-art therapy
- Jazz Ensemble
- Marching band
- Color guard
- Drum line
- The University Singers
High school juniors are also invited to Talent Scholarship Day and will 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 for Talent Scholarship Day are required. To reserve a time or receive further information, contact the School of Creative Arts at (260) 399-8064.
The School of Creative Arts is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Founded in 1944, NASAD establishes national standards for art and design undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials.
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 curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university will open a Downtown Fort Wayne Campus in the fall of 2016 that will feature business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Approximately 2,300 students from a broad geographic region currently attend USF for its academic excellence.