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Ryman Arts Now Accepting Applications

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The Ryman Arts program offers free studio art classes with college and career guidance, to talented high school students who want to pursue a future in the arts. Students are challenged with rigorous drawing and painting classes and mentored by professional teaching artists. Students also receive all art supplies and materials needed for class. They…

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Dr. Kerry English MLK Jr. Outpatient Center Offers Creative Fellowship for Foster Kids

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Foster youth ages between the ages of 18-24, preferably based in Watts/Willowbrook are eligible to apply for a creative fellowship. Fellows interested in dance, visual artists, poetry, writing, music, and just plain dreamers, will receive $2,000, spend six months exploring issues in their community that they are passionate about exploring through the arts. They will also…

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Free Photography Workshop for High School Students

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Join the USC Fisher Museum of Art on Saturday, Nov. 7th, and 14th from 11 am to 1 pm for an (online) photography workshop with photographer Star Montana. In this two-day workshop for high school students, participants will learn elements of composition, how to deal with their subject, and tell their stories with photography. Star…

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Free Panel on Jobs in Art and Design

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If your student is pondering a job in the creative industry, they’ll want to RSVP for a panel on Creative Futures in Art and Design. Otis College of Art & Design will host the free online discussion on November 18 at 7 pm. Esteemed panelists from a variety of top companies will discuss how they…

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Listen to Industry Professionals at Free Online Creative Career Fair

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Every year, Inner-City Arts brings together an amazing group of creatives to share their experience and advice through a series of panels. This year, they will hold their Creative Career Fair online on October 24, 2020, from 10 am – 3 pm. Go here to register for the free event. Students should be prepared to…

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HS Seniors Can Win $10k with Portfolio Awards

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The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards offer a variety of scholarships for students between the ages of 13 -18. One of their scholarships, The Portfolio Awards, offers $10,000 scholarships to 16 Gold Medal Portfolio recipients and $1,000 scholarships to 30 Silver Medal with Distinction Portfolio recipients.  All graduating seniors submitting a collection of six works with accompanying artist and personal statements (500 words or less) are…

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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Awards Four-Year Grant

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The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program awards grants of up to $30,000 over four years to outstanding high school graduates. The award is expected to complement the financial aid students receive from their colleges or universities. Awardees will also receive extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services such as the “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum.” …

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Megan Thee Stallion Offering $10k Scholarships to Women of Color

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Young women of color, rapper Megan Thee Stallion has your back. She (along with Amazon’s Rap Rotation) is offering two $10,000 scholarships, The Don’t Stop Scholarship, to women students of color pursuing associates, bachelor’s, or postgraduate degrees in any field. The application is easy, there is an essay required. Word length and deadline to apply…

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Need Help with the FAFSA?

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When I had to fill out the FAFSA, it felt like the riddle of the Sphinx. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has to be filled out if you want to apply for financial aid. The application is open now and you’ll need to check with your college about priority deadlines. If you…

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