Pittsburgh CLO today announced multiple scholarship opportunities for seniors from schools participating in the 2012 Gene Kelly Awards. Pittsburgh CLO and the sponsoring Colleges and Universities will present the scholarships to the selected college-bound seniors at the Award ceremony on May 26, 2012. Interested applicants should visit pittsburghCLO.org for eligibility requirements, applications and further information.
Gene Kelly Cash Scholarship
The Gene Kelly Cash Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who have applied and been accepted to a school for the performing or technical arts. Scholarship amounts vary.
Pittsburgh CLO Ambassadors’ Scholarship
Pittsburgh CLO Ambassador Scholarships recognize the hard work of participating students both on stage and behind the scenes, and are awarded to students pursuing a college major outside of the arts. Scholarship amounts vary.
Pittsburgh CLO Guild Scholarships
The CLO Guild - Constance T. Rockwell Scholarship Program recognizes well-rounded individuals with regard to financial need, experience, and scholarship merit as well as school and community involvement. Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing a degree in theater arts. Awards are made for a minimum of $4,000.
In addition to the cash scholarships being offered, Pittsburgh CLO has announced the following scholarships being offered by local colleges and Universities:
La Roche College, in partnership with the Pittsburgh CLO, is pleased to provide a dance scholarship to a student participating in the Gene Kelly Awards and enrolling at LaRoche College as a full-time Dance major. The guaranteed award is $2,000 per year for four years. The scholarship may be used in conjunction with, or in addition to other La Roche College scholarships. For more information, please contact Maria Caruso, Chair, Performing Arts Department: 412-425-3766.
Point Park University
Point Park University, in partnership with Pittsburgh CLO, is pleased to provide two (2) Conservatory scholarships to students participating in the Gene Kelly Awards and enrolling as a full-time student in the Conservatory of Performing Arts major for the Fall term of 2012. The scholarships will be awarded in two categories; Performance and Stage Management. Each award will be a four-year $5,000 scholarship. For more information, please contact Joe McGoldrick, Director of Artistic Recruitment, at 412-392-3450 firstname.lastname@example.org.