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Stephens County’s graduating high school students have an opportunity to bring in some extra scholarship money.

Chisholm Trail Arts Council announced this year they’ll have two $500 scholarship available to present to high school students in Stephens County that plan to pursue arts post graduation.

CTAC, a nonprofit organization, states the funds come through memberships to the program and donations, along with contributions from businesses in the area to “assist students in obtaining their education goals with a degree in visual and performing arts.”

Students selected as scholarship recipients will get a $500 cash award eligible for use at approved postsecondary arts programs, a two-year college or a four-year university within the nation. Those applying must live in Stephens County and attend an school in the area.

“This scholarship is a one-time award, paid during or around the fall semester and must be used towards tuition or books,” states CTAC.

Scholarship application deadlines are Friday, March 31, 2020. 

The nonprofit CTAC works with a mission to “promote and inspire the Arts in southwest Oklahoma.” Work through the organization is made possible by support from Oklahoma Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts and also support from local businesses and members.

For more information regarding the application and required support materials, please contact your high school counselor or contact the Chisholm Trail Arts Council at 580-252-4160.

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