Scholarship Program

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In fulfillment of its mission to provide scholarship opportunities to students who take arts-related courses or earn degrees in the arts at George Mason University, Spotlight on the Arts, Inc. offers following endowed annual scholarships:

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Thomas Galen Scott Memorial in Music Education.

A one-time award of $1,500 to an undergraduate music education major.

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Spotlight Scholarship for the Arts.

A one-time award of $1,500 for an undergraduate in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

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Ruth Haycock Endowed Scholarship in Piano

This will be a one-time award of $3,000 paid in two (2) instalments over two (2) years.

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Mason Community Arts Academy

A one-time award of $1000.

Selection of recipients is by the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Scholarships Awarded

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As of September 30, 2020, the following number of scholarships has been awarded:

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts – Spotlight Scholarship for the Arts

1

$1,500

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts – Scott Scholarship in Music Education

5

$7,500

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts – Haycock Scholarship for Piano

17

$22,000

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts – Mason Community Arts Academy

19

$10,000

Subtotals

42

$41,000

Discontinued scholarships

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts – Apple FCU Scholarship in the Arts

16

$29,500

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts – BP Scholarship in the Arts

12

$12,500

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts – Business Benefit Group

5

$7,500

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts in Music for NVCC

8

$4,000

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts for Rising Seniors at FHS

37

$11,000

Subtotals

Grand Totals

78

120

$64,500

$105,000