Applicant Reqiurements

The deadline to apply for the 2019 scholarship has been extended to April 11.

Performing arts camps are not being restricted but information on the camp(s) the student has applied and been accepted to as well as any scholarships they received for the camp are needed to make an ADB Scholarship decision.

To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must be entering grades 6 through 9 at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. Further, the applicant must be "at risk" for one or more of the following reasons: 

  • Qualify for the free and reduced lunch program;
  • Have an IEP and/or 504 plan;
  • Be an ESL student;
  • Or another reason as determined by their school's principal or counselor.

The applicant may choose to attend either vocal or instrumental music camp, theater arts camp, or dance camp. If the applicant selects instrumental, they must already know how to play an instrument and have access to said instrument for the summer.

To apply

All applicants must complete the scholarship form and submit it to the Association via email to or mail to 515 S. Main St., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827

If you choose to submit a video essay, you may share with the Association on Dropbox or via email with the same address as above. It is preferred that written essays be submitted in the same manner as the application form.