Generous individuals and organizations in the community have made donations to benefit deserving seniors at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts. Below is a list of additional scholarships dispursed annually to graduating seniors.
Funded by donations from Dreyfoos graduates, the Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates a commitment to community involvement as well as the potential to help build strong Dreyfoos alumni communities around the world after graduation.
Angels & Artists Scholarship
In honor of Alumni who have passed away the class of 2002 established the Angels and Artists Fund. This fund will allow us to celebrate the joy of our angels who have passed away, while at the same time, help to support the young artists who are trying to find their way in this world. The Angel and Artists Fund will support scholarships for Dreyfoos students. It's never easy to lose a friend but with the Angels and Artists Fund, their legacy will live on.
Ansin Alumni Scholarship
The Ansin Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has been active on class council and will continue involvement in promoting alumni activities.
Ed Blanchette Technical Theatre Scholarship
Established by two grateful parents in honor of Dreyfoos Technical Theatre teacher Edward Blanchette who greatly influenced the paths of two of their children into technical theatre. This scholarship is to be awarded to a college-bound senior who will be attending a BFA technical theatre program, including technical direction, set, costume, lighting or sound design, and stage management.
Boyd Family Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is given in honor of retired magnet coordinator and long-time visual arts teacher, Jane Grandusky. This scholarship is awarded to a deserving Visual Arts student.
Casa de Luz Scholarship
In honor of Dreyfoos Film Teacher Dr. Ancil Deluz, The Casa de Luz Scholarship was established by alumni Matthew Vigil - class of 2003, Edwin Clavijo - class of 2004, and Joseph Parker - class of 2006. To be awarded to an exceptional college-bound film or television student.
Excellence in Theatrical Design Scholarship
Established by a Dreyfoos Theatre alumnus to be awarded to a student seeking a bachelor’s degree in Theatrical Design.
Jimmy Falzone Music Scholarship
Created to honor the memory of Jimmy Falzone - a music teacher, producer, and performer here in the Palm Beach area. While teaching he inspired and encouraged his students and he challenged those who had a musical gift. He brought joy, meaning, and purpose to music and music education. The scholarship is awarded to a college-bound student who will be studying music at the college level.
Jane Evers & Steve Solomon Scholarship in Digital Media
For their outstanding work in digital media, this scholarship is awarded to a college-bound senior with financial need who is interested in pursuing a career in digital media.
Jane Evers & Steve Solomon Scholarship in Theatre
Awarded to a senior theatre student for their outstanding work in acting-drama-comedy who is interested in pursuing a career in comedy. Steve Solomon is the star and creator of the award-winning show “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy”.
Galli Artistic Merit Scholarships
The Galli Artistic Merit Scholarships were established by School of the Arts Foundation board member Gail Hughes Galli. These scholarships are for outstanding Dreyfoos students to further their artistic education in college or a summer art program.
Jackson A. Goss Scholar Award
Established in 2015 in honor of local philanthropist Jack Goss. To be awarded to a college-bound senior who is among the top 20 students of the class, who demonstrate the qualities Mr. Goss admired most: discipline, responsibility, and dedication.
Dr. Howard Green Scholarship
Awarded by School of the Arts Foundation Board Member Howard Green to a graduating senior who is college-bound and has demonstrated financial need.
Sylvia Greenberg Performing Arts Scholarship
Established by School of the Arts Foundation board member Sylvia Greenberg to be awarded to an outstanding student in dance, theatre or music.
Calla Guild Scholarship
Established by School of the Arts Foundation Board Member Ralph Guild in honor of his wife Calla. This scholarship is for a female vocalist with demonstrated financial need and will be studying music at the college level.
Kanu Aspiring and Striving Scholarship
Established by former teacher Theresa Kanu upon retiring from the Dreyfoos School of the Arts after teaching English here for 26 years. These scholarships are awarded to students who have overcome a challenge or obstacle, have exhibited a deserving effort, and have supported the community through service.
Lea Jefferson Community Service Scholarship
Established in memory of Lea Jefferson, a much-beloved teacher at Dreyfoos awarded to a student who has shown excellence of character and community service.
David and Connie Kochanski Memorial Scholarship
Established by School of the Arts Alumnae Kati Kochanski Erickson and Stefani Kochanski in memory of their parents. This scholarship is awarded to a college-bound female either in technical theater or in sculpture.
Dorothy L. Lappin Vocal Scholarship
Awarded by School of the Arts Foundation Board Member Dorothy Lappin to the top female soprano who will be a vocal major in college.
Allison B Marks Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by her father the late Steven Marks. Ms. Marks was an avid theatre arts supporter and participant. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving theatre student who will be pursuing a degree in theatre.
National Institute of Social Science
This award goes to a senior who is in the performing arts and has demonstrated over their years at Dreyfoos growing artistic talent, academic rigor and is in financial need.
Simon Benson Offit Musical Theatre Scholarship
Awarded by School of the Arts Foundation Chairman Simon Benson Offit to a college-bound senior from the theatre department who will be pursuing their college degree in musical theatre.
Constance Rudy Painting Award
Established in honor of former Painting Teacher Connie Rudy. The scholarship is awarded to a Visual Arts senior who has exhibited artistic merit and financial need and will be pursuing painting or art education at the college level.
David Elivio Serrano Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship fund was established by the Serrano Family in memory of David Serrano, a class of 1995 Visual alumnus, who passed away in the fall of 2012. This scholarship is being awarded to a college-bound visual art major who has demonstrated financial need.
Silpe Family Visual Art Scholarship
Established in honor of Linda Silpe's life long dedication to the Visual Arts. To be awarded to a college-bound senior who demonstrates artistic merit and will be studying visual art at a college level. Selected by the dean of the Visual Arts Department.
Thomas and Effie Tsaggaris Memorial Scholarship
Established by Mr. Lex Tsaggaris, in memory of his parents, violinist Thomas Tsaggaris and his wife Effie to assist a graduating senior continuing music studies at the college level.
For more information about scholarships please contact the Foundation office
at 561-805-6298 or via email