News release from the University of Saint Francis:
USF rewarding high school artistic talent with scholarships
(February 3, 2016) â€” The University of Saint Francis will award scholarships to incoming students on Talent Scholarship Day, Friday, March 4 from 9 to 4 p.m. in the Mimi and Ian Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication off Leesburg Road, as well as the Fort Wayne Ballet downtown and the music technology facilities at the USF North Campus, 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, graphic design, art education, animation, communication, pre-art therapy, theatre, jazz ensemble, guitar ensemble, marching band, color guard, drum line and the University Singers. High school juniors are 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.
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
Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis 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. Currently 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.