Money is available for artists to attend the 2010 americans for the arts half-century summit

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is pleased to announce applications are now available for the Americans for the Arts In Baltimore Scholarship.

The scholarships in the amount of $250 toward the registration fee of $350 are offered to individual artists and arts professionals living in Baltimore. Funds are intended to assist recipients in participating in the 2010 Americans for the Arts Half-Century Summit, network with peers and share strategies for success. 

Scholarship recipients are selected on a first-come, first-serve basis. The deadline for applications is March 26 by 5 p.m. The 2010 Americans for the Arts Half-Century Summit takes place June 25, June 26 and June 27.

Money is awarded to help offset the cost of registration. Scholarships will be issued to recipients upon registration to the 2010 Americans for the Arts Half-Century Summit, and require recipients to volunteer for one, four-hour shift during the conference weekend on June 24-June 27. Award notification will be sent via e-mail by April 2. All additional costs for attending the summit must be assumed by the scholarship recipient. 

Founded 50 years ago, Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. The organization is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. From its offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City, Americans for the Arts serves more than 150,000 organizational and individual members, and stakeholders.

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