Scholarships

Opportunity for our Future Musicians

2022 Folsom Concert Association Scholarship Program

The Folsom Concert Association plans to award Performing Arts Scholarships to university and college-bound high school seniors seeking a career path in the entertainment arts. This includes vocal or instrumental performance, theatre and or film acting, theatre/film/music production, and/or business as well as becoming an educator in any of these areas.

Scholarships will be awarded Spring 2022 and are applicable beginning in the Fall Semester of 2022. The scholarship award and money will be up to the amount of $5,000.

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Qualifications:

  • Accepted for enrollment at an accredited junior college, college, or university in one of the following:
    • Music
      • Voice
      • Instrumental
    • Theatre
      • Acting
      • Theatre Tech (lighting, audio, set design, stage management, costuming)
      • Directing
    • Film/Television/Radio
      • Acting
      • Video Production and Editing
      • Directing
      • Sound Engineering, Recording and Reinforcement
    • Dance
  • Currently involved in high school/regional music (IE band, choir) or performing arts (dance, theatre), or video/film production
  • Current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, which must be shown on official transcript
  • Must be a currently enrolled student at one of the following high schools:
    • Adelante High School (RJUHSD)
    • Antelope High School (RJUHSD)
    • Cordova High School (Rancho Cordova) (FCUSD)
    • El Dorado High School (Placerville) (EDUHSD)
    • Folsom High School (Folsom) (FCUSD)
    • Folsom Lake High School (Folsom) (FCUSD)
    • Granite Bay High School (RJUHSD)
    • Independence High School (El Dorado) (EDUHSD)
    • Independence High School (RJUHSD)
    • Oak Ridge High School (El Dorado Hills) (EDUHSD)
    • Oakmont High School (RJUHSD)
    • Ponderosa High School (Shingle Springs) (EDUHSD)
    • Rocklin High School (RUSD)
    • Rocklin Independent Charter Academy (Rocklin)
    • Roseville High School (RJUHSD)
    • Union Mine High School (El Dorado) (EDUHSD)
    • Virtual Academy High School (El Dorado) (EDUHSD)
    • Vista del Lago High School (Folsom) (FCUSD)
    • Victory High School (Rocklin) (FCUSD)
    • Walnut Wood High School (Rancho Cordova) (FCUSD)
    • West Park High School (RJUHSD)
    • Whitney High School (Rocklin) (RUSD)
    • Woodcreek High School (RJUHSD)
    • *Or live within the school boundaries of the listed schools and go to a different WASC accredited high school.
  • Alternatively, a 12th-grade student living within the enrollment boundaries of the schools listed above must be enrolled in one of the following:
    • A WASC Accredited public or private school
    • A Home School program affiliated with a WASC Accredited High School

Selection Criteria:

  • Scholarship Application
  • Extra-curricular school activities
  • Community Service
  • Awards and Honors
  • Essay Response
  • Demo or samples of your work in music or the visual or performing arts
    • Up to three 60-second clips on a CD, DVD, Blue-Ray, thumb drive or an email attachment or a link to a Google Drive or Dropbox file.
      • Two of the clips must be video clips
      • A third clip may be video or audio
      • YouTube is NOT ACCEPTABLE
    • The video and audio clips may be emailed to FCA.SCHOLARSHIPS@gmail.com
  • Two Letters of Recommendation, which emphasize your involvement in the music/arts and “why” you should be selected for this scholarship
    • One of the Letters of Recommendation should be from an arts teacher, director, or arts professional
    • A second Letter of Recommendation from one of the above or from an employer or other teacher
    • Do not submit a Letter of Recommendation from a relative
  • High Definition Digital Head Shot (NOT A SELFIE) with a solid color background.
  • Send questions to FCA.SCHOLARSHIPS@gmail.com

Deadline:

  • Scholarship application packets must be submitted or post-dated no later than Friday, March 4, 2022
  • Via email to FCA.Scholarships@gmail.com
    • OR
  • Via USPS to:
    • FCA Scholarship
    • Folsom Concert Association
    • PO Box 1457
    • Folsom, California 95763-1457

Visit our website at: https://folsomconcertassociation.org/ to learn more about the Folsom Concert Association a 501c(3)non-profit organization.