USF awarding talented high school students scholarships

Nov. 6, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—University of Saint Francis scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors during Talent Day Friday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the university’s Mimi and Ian Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication off Leesburg Road, the Fort Wayne Ballet at 300 E. Main St. and the university’s music technology facilities in the North Campus, 2702 Spring St.

Talent 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, jazz ensemble, pep band, 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) 399-7700, ext. 8001. 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.

The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. The university’s College of Adult Learning designs focused curriculum for working adults by offering online and accelerated programs, through its Virtual, Fort Wayne and Crown Point campuses. More than 2,400 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.

Media Contacts

For all University-related matters, please contact:

Trois Hart
Associate Vice President of Marketing
T: 260.399.8050
C: 260.415.2401
thart@sf.edu

Yvonne Schroeder
Director of Communication
T: 260.399.7700 ext. 6413
yschroeder@sf.edu

Sandie Phalen
Director of Marketing and Development
Crown Point
T: 219.488.8888 ext. 5421
sphalen@sf.edu

 

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