The Arts Council of Carteret County (ACCC) has awarded five scholarships to Carteret County students who are pursuing degrees in art-related fields.
Scholarships of $1000 each were awarded to high school graduates Jennie Whitley Wooten and Ava Dalton Williamson from East Carteret High School, Alexandra Wolff of West Carteret High School andLauren Elizabeth Dymmel from Isaac Academy (homeschool). Roxanne M. Osborn of Carteret Community College also received an ACCC scholarship to further her studies in the fine arts at CCC.
Since 2011, the ACCC has provided $27,000 in scholarships to assist students pursuing college degrees in the arts. Scholarship support is offered to qualified graduating high school seniors and students at Carteret Community college who are enrolled in arts related curricula. Private school, home schooled and students attending the North Carolina School of The Arts are also eligible.
For the purpose of these scholarships “arts” are defined to encompass vocal and instrumental music education, theatre, performance, music theory, composition, dance, art history, arts education, architecture and design, creative writing, media arts, sculpture, film studies and photography.
ACCC scholarship availability is usually announced during the early Spring of each calendar year and deadlines for the receipt of applications are typically set for the middle of April.
Students interested in applying should contact guidance counselors at Carteret County high schools, Carteret Community College or the Arts Council. Guidelines and forms are posted each year on this website.
A 501(c)3 nonprofit partner of the North Carolina Arts Council, the ACCC raises money for its scholarship program through private donations and projects dedicated solely to scholarships. Donations in support of the ACCC’s Scholarship Program are encouraged and appreciated.