Scholarships available from the Surry Arts Council

MOUNT AIRY — The Surry Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2016 Scholarship Program. Scholarships are available for college bound students, current college students, and artists who are pursuing a degree or continuing education in music, drama, dance, television/film/communications, visual arts, commercial art, arts administration or other arts-related fields.

The Hal Brownfield Scholarship is earmarked for “product design.” A limited number of scholarships also are available for middle and high school students who will be attending a summer arts camp or workshop. Other scholarship applications for Arts Alive and Missoula Children’s Theatre, summer programs hosted by Surry Arts Council, will be accepted on a rolling basis.

All scholarship recipients must be Surry County residents.

Funds for the Surry Arts Council Scholarship program come from the Mildred Robertson Endowment, the Sandy Beam Scholarship Endowment Fund, the Kester Sink Birthday Endowment Fund, the Hal Brownfield Scholarship Fund, and the Jimmy Lowry Scholarship Fund.

Applications are available at the Surry Arts Council office or online at Surry Arts Council staff is available to assist with applications. Applications must be returned to the Surry Arts Council by April 29 at 5 p.m.. Auditions will be held May 19 at 4 p.m. at the Andy Griffith Playhouse. For additional information, call 336-786-7998 or email

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