The Marco Island Foundation for the Arts (MIFA) is set to begin awarding local scholarships. Deserving students who reside on Marco Island, have demonstrated excellence in visual, literary or performing arts and intend to study (or continue to study) one of the arts at the college level will be applicable. Up to three scholarships will be awarded, each a maximum of $1,000. Scholarships will be awarded to students who are graduating from high school, or have completed one or more years of study at the college level. Students may be considered for a maximum of two non-concurrent scholarships at the discretion of the committee.
Applications are available from high school guidance counselors or on MIFA’s website: www.marcoarts,org. Completed applications must be sent to Marco Island Foundation for the Arts, PO Box 1091, Marco Island FL 34146. Applications must be received by March 31st, 2013 for consideration. Interviews will be conducted between April 3rd and 5th. Scholarship recipients will be announced at a MIFA reception on April 11th, 2013.