Denver Lindley, Jr. Arts Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$6,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Winston-Salem Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must pursue a full-time undergraduate degree from an accredited postsecondary institution.
  3. Must attend a Dare County (NC) high school.
  4. Must be a graduating high school senior.
  5. Must have a cumulative unweighted grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  6. Must demonstrate artistic talent and an interest in pursuing active involvement in the visual arts.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to high school seniors who attend a Dare County (NC) high school and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must demonstrate artistic talent and an interest in pursuing active involvement in the visual arts.

Application requirements for the Denver Lindley, Jr. Arts Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: The Denver Lindley, Jr. Arts Scholarship was established in memory of Denver Lindley by Jim and Debbie Millis, Bill and Ellen Kealy, and others. In order to be eligible to apply for financial aid from the Foundation, 50 percent or more of the student's college courses must be taken in a traditional classroom setting. A Student Aid committee of The Winston-Salem Foundation will select recipients. The committee reserves the right to rescind an award should a recipient's circumstances change, such as failure to graduate from high school or failure to enroll at an accredited institution. The Foundation reserves the right to withhold the award in the event that no applicants are deemed to meet the qualifications.

Award Amount: $1,500 annually, renewable for three additional consecutive years if the recipient maintains full-time enrollment, a minimum cumulative college grade point average acceptable for continued enrollment as verified by the year-end academic grade transcript, and continues to pursue study in the visual arts. The recipient must request an official grade transcript from the college's Registrar and forward it to the Foundation by July 1 each year. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses. Once recipient(s) have been selected, checks will be issued jointly to the college and to the recipient, and will be mailed to the recipient's home address for the student to deliver to the college's financial aid office. Separate checks will be issued for fall and spring semesters. Check processing requires approximately two weeks.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $6,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Program information is available on the Winston-Salem Foundation website. To apply for this award, the student must complete the Foundation's Common Application in its entirety. The student must register an account with his/her email address to access the application. The online application system will automatically identify those scholarship opportunities for which the student appears to be eligible based on information he/she enters in the "Basic Information and Qualifying Criteria" section of the application. The student may apply for all scholarships for which he/she is eligible via the Common Application. In addition to a completed Common Application, the student must submit the following materials: high school grade transcript through at least the first semester; and one recommendation as described on the online application, preferably from a current or past instructor familiar with his/her artistic qualifications. The application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadline indicated in order to receive consideration.
Contact: Edna Barker
Address: 751 W. Fourth St. Suite 200 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101-2702

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