OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS – (Link under Quick links on front page of SHS Band website)

TBBCA Scholarship- deadline Feb 20, 2017- Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts (TBBCA) is accepting applications for the 2017 Charlie Hounchell Art Stars Scholarships - open to high school juniors and seniors in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties. Scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded in each of the following: Dance, Theatre, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Visual Arts, and Literary Arts. Qualified students may apply in one, more, or all disciplines, via separate applications for each category. There is no fee to apply. Applications may be downloaded at https://www.tbbca.org/programs-events/art-stars-scholarships/

Applications must be received by mail no later than the deadline Monday, February 20, 2017. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges who are experts in their respective fields. Scholarship recipients will be announced in April and will be honored and talent showcased at the 2017 Charlie Hounchell Art Stars Scholarships Awards Ceremony in May. TBBCA Board Director and President, the late Charlie Hounchell, founded the scholarships program in 2007, to provide financial assistance to some of the most talented and deserving Tampa Bay area high school students for their continuing higher education in the arts. Scholarship awards are paid directly to the winner's selected college, university or professional training program to be applied towards tuition expenses.

If you have any questions, please contact the TBBCA Executive Director at susanaweymouth@tbbca.org