Narada Michael Walden Foundation Awards Scholarships to Marin Students

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Narada Michael Walden Foundation (NMWF), in partnership with San Francisco’s Academy of Art University, will award eight scholarships to the university’s 2015 Pre-College Summer Art Program.

<p><p>Two of the eight recipients will be eligible for a four-year scholarship to the university’s 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Program.

Eligible applicants must be Marin County high school students who will be at least 16 years old by June 23. Applicants must submit a statement of intent and a letter of recommendation by April 21.

Application details can be found on the NMWF website: www.naradamichaelwaldenfoundation.org.

To learn more about the university’s summer program and courses, visit: www.academyart.edu/academics/pre-college-art-experience-program

The partnership between the two organizations began in 2012 when the foundation presented two Marin high school students with scholarships to attend the 2013 Summer Art Program.

One of the 2013 and one of the 2014 summer scholarship recipients subsequently received four-year scholarships and are currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts Degree Program at the university.

As Narada states: “I was saddened by the absence of music in the schools, and my goal comes straight from my heart—to inspire kids with music and art education.”

For more information call or email Kimrea Begley at (415) 485-1999 or [email protected]

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