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The Providence Performing Arts Center’s Community Outreach Committee is requesting applications to the 2017 ARTS Scholarships program.  The ARTS Scholarships program, sponsored by The Textron Charitable Trust and PPAC’s Annual Fund donors, awards up to $500 in financial assistance to each of 30 winning Rhode Island students (15 from Providence, 15 from other Rhode Island communities) for summer arts education programs. 

To be eligible, a student must:

  • be aged 11 - 14 by June 1, 2017
  • reside in and attend school in Rhode Island
  • demonstrate artistic ability and interest
  • demonstrate financial need
  • submit a completed application

All applications must be filled out completely and correctly, signed by the student, the parent or guardian, and the student’s sponsor and submitted with supporting materials no later than 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

Applications, guidelines, and summer arts program lists are available through the links below or can be picked up at the PPAC Administrative Office at 220 Weybosset Street, 2nd Floor, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  For questions or further information, contact Cynthia Goldsmith at 401-574-3105.                       

Download 2017 ARTS Scholarships Application

Download Application Guidelines

Download the Summer Arts Program List


Congratulations to the 2016 ARTS Scholarships Winners pictured below!


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