TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today is the deadline for students to complete and submit their 2012-2013 Arts for Life! scholarship applications. Launched by Columba Bush and the Foundation for Excellence in Education, Arts for Life! annually recognizes 25 graduating high school seniors from across Florida for outstanding achievement in the arts. Each recipient receives a $2,000 cash scholarship toward their pursuit of the arts in higher education. The scholarships are provided through the generous donation of Ronald O. Perelman.
In addition to the program’s$2,000 cash award, winners will be automatically eligible to receive a matching scholarship worth $1,000 if they attend one of the participating Florida institutions for higher education listed below:
- Broward College
- College of Central Florida
- Flagler College
- Florida College
- Florida Institute of Technology
- Jacksonville University
- Nova Southeastern University
- Stetson University
To apply for a 2012-2013 Arts for Life! scholarship, interested students should visit www.ArtsforLifeAward.org for an official application and more information on additional requirements. Students can apply online or download, complete and mail-in their application. Applications must be received on or before February 15, 2013 (deadline extension). If you have questions or would like further information, please contact the Foundation for Excellence in Education at (850) 391-4090.