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F. O. C. C. A. 2018 Performing Arts Scholarships

 “Cypress Celebrates the Arts” Program Coordinated by the Friends of Cypress Cultural Arts

Scholarships available in Dance – Piano – Instrumental – Vocal

Awards range from $100 to $500

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA 

  1. Cypress resident or attending school in Cypress (9-12 grade) and maintaining at least a 2.0 GPA.
  2. Cypress resident, not older than 20 years of age, attending Cypress College and maintaining at least a 2.0 GPA.  May be asked to show proof of Cypress residency.
  3. Only one award per applicant will be given.
  4. You must complete the Performing Arts Scholarship application.
  5. You must be available to audition before a panel of judges on Saturday, April 7.
  6. You must be available to perform at the awards presentation on Tuesday, April 24, starting at 7:00 p.m.
  7. Scholarships must be used for artistic development.  Tuition, private lessons or the purchase of instruments are considered appropriate. 
  8. All scholarship winners can reapply after two (2) years.

IMPORTANT  INFORMATION 

  • Audition Date: Saturday, April 7, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Please reserve this date now.
    Dance - Cypress Community Center, 5700 Orange Avenue.
    Piano, Instrumental and Vocal –Cypress Senior Center, 9031 Grindlay Street.
  • You will be notified one week before with a specific appointment time via email from FOCCArts@gmail.com.
  • Compact Disk players will not be available. Please bring your own player w/speakers. A cappella is acceptable.
  • If you are performing in the vocal, piano or instrumental categories, remember to bring the original score and an additional copy of your sheet music for the judges on the day of your audition.  Vocalist shall perform 2 songs in different tempos.
  • Scholarships will be presented at a reception held on Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m., at the Cypress Senior Center.
  • All winners will be notified and will perform at the reception on Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m.

Application Deadline: Friday, March 23, 5:00 p.m. (NO EXCEPTIONS)

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Name
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Address, City, Zip Code
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Phone
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Email
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Grade level
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School you currently attend
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G.P.A.
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What type of performance will you be giving?
What type of performance will you be giving?
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If vocal, will you need a piano during audition?   
If vocal, will you need a piano during audition?
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If instrumental, please name instrument
Please answer each question to the best of your ability. 
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My training and experience in the arts consists of the following:  

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My plans to develop my abilities further are:  

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How do you plan to use this scholarship award?
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Application Deadline: Friday, March 23, 5:00 p.m.

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