Tallahassee, FL – Students graduating from a public or private school or a home education program in Florida in the Spring of 2012 are eligible to apply for the 2011-2012 Arts for Life! scholarship. This program annually awards $1,000 scholarships to 25 graduating high school seniors who demonstrate excellence in visual art, music, dance, drama or creative writing. Launched by former First Lady Columba Bush in 1999, the program has awarded scholarships to more than 300 gifted high school seniors.
Interested students should submit a completed application, a brief essay explaining “How the arts have positively influenced my life” and a portfolio of work in visual art, music, dance, drama or creative writing. The application deadline is February 1, 2012.