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Opportunity for Minnesota High School Students in Eligible
Counties to Participate in a Summer Arts Program

LRAC Arts Mentorship Program

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Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC)

Deadline Date:

01/16/22 11:59 PM

Description:

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Opportunity for Minnesota high school students in eligible counties to participate in a summer arts program. The purpose of the program is to employ local artists as mentors and enable students to develop their artistic skills and creativity in any arts discipline. Eligible applicants must reside in one of the following counties: Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse, and Wilkin.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 164811

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$8,400

Number of Grants:

14

Estimated Size of Grant:

A mentorship award valued at $600.

Term of Contract:

The LRAC Arts Mentorship Program scholarship offers selected students 15 hours of one-on-one study with a professional artist – or – fund attendance at a workshop, residency or camp located in MN between June 1, 2022 and September 18, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for funding:
1. Student must be in grade 9, 10, or 11 and attend a public, private, or home school.
2. Student must be a resident of the LRAC region. The LRAC region includes nine counties: Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin.
3. Students with little or no previous formal arts training as well as students with extensive arts backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
4. Student must submit a complete and accurate application online at www.LRAC4.org and upload all required supporting documents.
5. Student must participate in the Saturday, March 12, 2022 auditions.
6. Student can submit only one application per year. Students who have previously been awarded a mentorship may not apply again in the same discipline, but may apply in a different discipline.

Applicants not eligible for funding are:
A student who is a member of the immediate household of a LRAC Board Member, a LRAC employee, or those having independent contracts with LRAC are not eligible to apply.

Travel expenses are not eligible for reimbursement.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- December 4, 2021: application process opens.
- January 16, 2022 at 11:59 pm: Deadline for student applications.
- February 12, 2022: LRAC announces student audition times and Arts Assignment.
- March 12, 2022: Arts Mentorship auditions at Underwood High School in Underwood, MN (in case of inclement weather, rescheduled to March 19, 2022).
- March 28, 2022: LRAC announces recipients of an Arts Mentorship Program Scholarship.
- April 25, 2022: LRAC notifies students who their mentors will be for the summer mentorship.
- May 23, 2022: Deadline for submission of the Arts Mentorship Program Contract and Mentorship Goals & Lesson Schedule Form (both documents must be signed by Mentor, Parent and Student).
- June 1, 2022: Mentorship begins.
- September 18, 2022: Mentorship ends.
- October 7, 2022: Deadline for submission of both the Mentor and Student Final Reports.
- October 15, 2022: Arts Mentorship Program Showcase at A Center for the Arts in Fergus Falls, MN
- October 24, 2022: Deadline for submission of Mentorship Reimbursement form.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=lakeregion

Applicants needing assistance are encouraged to contact LRAC during regular office hours. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at 218-739-5780.

Lake Region Arts Council
133 South Mill St.
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse, and Wilkin counties

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