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The 2021 Foundation Scholarship application process has ended.
Scholarship Award Night is 6/1/21 at 6 PM.

SUMMER INSTITUTES

Cristina Flanagan Summer Dance Program Scholarship
This $500 scholarship was established by the Flanagan family in memory of Cristina Flanagan.
Application qualifications:
- Dance major in grade 10 -12
- Has encountered challenging circumstances
- Attending summer dance program for 4 or more weeks

Hall Artist Summer Institute Scholarship
$2,500 one-time award scholarship. Endowment was established by the Hall Art Foundation to support students of color. Two scholarships are available.  
Application qualifications:
- Sophomore or junior student of color
- Accepted to an accredited summer program pursuing further education in visual or performing arts
- Demonstrates financial need
- Note from art dean supporting application for summer program

Sue Cunningham Memorial Music Scholarship
Up to $2,500 scholarship established by Frank Serio in memory of his companion, Sue Cunningham, a renowned violinist and engineer. 
Application qualifications:
- Underclassman studying violin at a summer program


COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Alison Schwartz Memorial Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship endowment was established by the family of Alison Schwartz in memory of a beloved alumni. Alison was a 2008 Dreyfoos graduate who majored in communications with an emphasis in journalism. She was a compassionate, generous, witty person, and would be honored that this scholarship will help other communication/journalism majors. It was made possible by an outpouring of donations from everyone who loved and admired Alison. Two scholarships are available. 
Application qualifications:
- Graduating communications senior
- Pursuing a degree in journalism or a related field:
      - One at University of Florida
      - One at another university or college

Beverly A. and William E. Taubert Memorial Scholarship 
Ms. Taubert was a retired educator who wanted to provide deserving students with college scholarships. Ms. Taubert took several local schools under consideration but after meeting Dreyfoos social studies teacher Tom West who told her about our school she decided to leave her gift to the School of the Arts Foundation. Each year since 2013, the Taubert Scholarship will grow and generate funds to provide scholarships for Dreyfoos students - $40,000 to be distributed. 
Application qualifications:
- Graduating senior demonstrating financial need in all departments pursuing an academic education

Cohen/Gervais Scholarship
This scholarship is up to $5,000 and was established by Gil Cohen and Paul Gervais. A committee comprised of faculty, foundation staff, and the donors, will decide on the recipient. 
Application qualifications:
- Visual Arts student
- Graduating senior pursuing Fine Arts degree in Visual Arts
- Demonstrates financial need

Eileen Kleinert Memorial Scholarship
This $500 award was created by Eileen's beloved husband, Eric Kleinert, and daughter, Brandi Kleinert Larsen, a Communications alumna, and honors the memory of Eileen Kleinert for her love of children and for her years of volunteering at the School of the Arts. 
Application qualifications:
- College-bound Communication Arts student
- Demonstrates a dedication to community service

Elayne and Marvin Mordes Scholarship
This $1,200 scholarship was established by local art collectors Elayne and Marvin Mordes through donations received at Whitespace - their private collection. Two scholarships are available. 
Application qualifications:
- Graduating senior pursuing visual or digital arts in college
- Clear artist statement

Hall Artist Scholarship
Up to $10,000 scholarship to be awarded. Endowment was established by the Hall Art Foundation to support students of color. Two scholarships are available. Each award will extend for the duration of the students' undergraduate education, with up to $10,000 to be disbursed every year (up to 4 years) of the qualifying degree program, provided the student can demonstrate sustained direction and achievement in their coursework. The scholarships will be disbursed as “last dollar” scholarships and will be made available to each awardee to fulfill the gap in tuition remaining above all other financial assistance already awarded by the college, and, if applicable, to support other relevant needs of the student provided the student can make an acceptable case for the use of the funds and supply related receipts. In order for the scholarship to renew annually, the awardee must submit semester reports, copies of transcripts and achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0. 
Application qualifications:
- Graduating senior of color
- Pursuing a degree in the visual or performing arts at an accredited 4-year college, univerity or conservatory
- Demonstrates financial need

Hopes Chance Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is established by the Dave Dave scholarship fund and is inspired by artist and author Dave Dave to remind students to believe in themselves and not to allow their struggles in life define who they are. Two scholarships are available. 
Application qualifications:
- Visual and communications arts students
- Demonstrates financial need
- Graduating senior pursuing an arts degree in college or at a conservatory
- 650-word essay on your interpretation of Dave’s poem October Halloween and what you believe motivated Dave to create his Lifted Series (davedavehq.com)

Mama Christo Memorial Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is established in memory of Marsha Christo who touched the lives of thousands of Palm Beach County high school students. Marsha taught a varied and in-depth visual arts curriculum for almost 3 decades. She began her career as one of the original teachers in Palm Beach County's School of the Arts magnet program. 
Application qualifications:
- Graduating senior majoring in art after high school
- Visual Art student whose work exhibits a vibrant ethnic voice in terms of color, design, and/or imagery

Naomi and Ray Wess Scholarship in Nursing
This one $30,000 scholarship over 4 years was established by Renate and Alex Dreyfoos in honor of Naomi and Ray Wess. Naomi was a longtime nurse at local hospitals and was, herself a recipient of a scholarship for nursing. Their hope is that this scholarship will provide a student with the financial support to complete a nursing degree and have the same passion for the nursing occupation as Naomi has had. 
Application qualifications:
- Graduating senior
- Demonstrates financial need
- Pursuing a nursing degree at Florida Atlantic University, Palm Beach Atlantic University or Palm Beach State College

Peter Stodolak Photography Scholarship
This $1,500 scholarship is established in honor of the years Peter dedicated to teaching Digital Media at the Dreyfoos School Arts. 
Application qualifications:
- Majoring in Photography in college
- Demonstrates financial need

Raimondi Family Photography Scholarship
Established by the Raimondi Family to extend up to a $5,000 tuition payment towards college tuition. 
Application qualifications:
- Preference to a graduating senior pursuing photography at Massachusetts College of Art
- Second, consideration extended to any graduating senior pursuing Fine Arts at Massachusetts College of Art
- Lastly, considering graduating senior pursuing Photography or Fine Arts at any college or conservatory

Three Sisters Scholarship
The Three Sisters scholarship was established through the Three Sisters Endowment Fund, which was begun by  Rochelle Oliver Chang and Andrew Chang. This $1,000 scholarship was started to honor the legacy of three sisters whose success is greatly owed to the School of the Arts, its resources, its influence, and its teachers. Following their graduation from the School of the Arts, the Oliver sisters, Tiffany '99, Rochelle '02, and Morgan '15, continued pursuing their artistic passions. 
Application qualifications:
- Graduating senior woman of color in all art departments
- Pursuing an arts degree in college or at a conservatory
- A lifelong passion for the arts and a deep desire to give back

 

For more information about scholarships please contact the Foundation office 
at 561-805-6298 or via email.