The St. John School of the Arts (SJSA) will hold auditions for the Ruth “Sis” Frank Performance Merit Scholarships. They will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 13, at the St. John School of the Arts for all talented students on St. John and St. Thomas. The scholarship is applied to tuition for the 2019-20 school year at SJSA.
1. Qualified students must be between the ages of 11 and 17 years old.
2. A reference letter from a teacher or professional must accompany the completed application.
3. Application forms must be completed and returned to the SJSA office no later than Wednesday, July 10. No applications will be considered after this date. Applications may be picked up in the SJSA office or downloaded from the website at www.stjohnschoolofthearts.org
The scholarships are awarded based solely on exceptional talent during the audition process.
Scholarships will be given in art, music, theater and dance. At least a two-minute performance will be required for music, dance and theater students. At least a two-minute presentation of art work will be required. Three upstanding community leaders will be conducting and judging the audition. Participants should be prepared to answer questions.
For further information, contact Kim Wild or Jenna Fox at 779-4322. St. John School of the Arts is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation. It is partially funded by Virgin Islands Council on the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts.