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Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farm Workers

Scholarship Description

Funded by a bequest from Berrien Fragos Thorn, creative arts scholarships have been initiated in order to foster and encourage the creative talents of individuals with a history of migration to obtain work in agriculture. Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines: Visual-painting, sculpture, photography, etc. Performing-dance, theatre, music, etc. Media-film, video, animation, computer graphics, etc. Literary-poetry, short stories, etc. Crafts-traditional folk arts, furniture, weaving, pottery, etc. There are two options in applying for funding: I. Grants under $500.00 No deadline for application-requests will be reviewed case-by-case Complete Sections A and C of the application II. Grants up to $2,500.00 awarded semi-annually A budget or documentation of expenses must be submitted with the application. Money may be used for workshops, materials, study with a mentor, course enrollment, mileage, lost wages

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 2500

Deadline: 2017-12-31

Website: http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htm

Sponsoring Organization BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center
Scholarship Committee 27 Lackawanna Ave. P.O. Box 549
Mt. Morris, NY 14510

Contact Person:

Phone: (585) 658-7960 Toll Free: (800) 245-5681

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Web: http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htm

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