Scholarships and Sponsorships

High School Arts Scholarship Program

Attention High School Graduating Seniors!

The Rancho Cucamonga Community & Arts Foundation is pleased to once again offer scholarships to Rancho Cucamonga resident high school seniors, graduating in the Spring of 2020 who are pursuing education in the arts. Scholarship applications will be accepted beginning in April and selected applicants will be notified by June 1, 2020 of their award.

Scholarship Amounts

  • Generally, $500 to $1,000 – Eight to ten scholarships will be awarded by the Foundation

Minimum Criteria

A complete application packet must be submitted by 5 p.m. on May 22, 2020, which should include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Personal Statement (how scholarship will benefit, background/experience, post high school plans to pursue the arts, not to exceed 500 words)
  • 2 Letters of recommendation (preferably from an instructor, director, counselor, mentor, etc. Letters from family members will not be considered)
  • Copy of current transcripts
  • Visual Arts Students – Submit 3 examples (photos or photocopies) of artwork you created

Student must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5 from either:

  • Alta Loma High School
  • Etiwanda High School
  • Los Osos High School
  • Rancho Cucamonga High School
  • United Christian Academy (Rancho Cucamonga)
  • Or any high school attended by a current Rancho Cucamonga resident

Student must be a participant in one of the following:

  • School music program (vocal)
  • School music program (instrumental- band, orchestra, etc.)
  • School dance program
  • School theatre program
  • School fine art program (ceramics, painting, drawing, photography, woodwork, mixed media, etc.)

(Note: Relatives of the Rancho Cucamonga Community & Arts Foundation Board Members are not eligible to apply.)

Application Review

The selection committee, comprised of members of the Community & Arts Foundation’s Board of Directors, will carefully review each student application and the required support materials, and make their final selection based on:

  • Number of years & involvement in stated arts discipline
  • Level of accomplishment in stated arts discipline in school or non-school programs
  • Overall passion for the arts and student’s plan to pursue the arts after high school (college or other training in the arts)
  • Student’s statement regarding how this scholarship would benefit them

Apply Now!      Arts Scholarship Application Form 2020