Through two initiatives, Frisco Association for the Arts (Frisco Arts) will award
$40,000 in scholarships to help high school graduates pursue college degrees in an arts‐related field.
This is the largest amount ever awarded by Frisco Arts in a single year, an 18‐fold increase over 2015. The scholarships will be awarded this spring in partnership with Collin College Foundation and Frisco Education Foundation.
Frisco Arts is proud to celebrate its 20th anniversary with the expansion of our scholarship funding that will benefit generations of fine arts professionals,” said Tammy Meinershagen, President of Frisco Arts. “This represents a significant increase in our contributions to scholarships over the previous five years, and it demonstrates our continued commitment to nurturing the creative minds of Frisco’s emerging artists.”
In the first of these initiatives, the Frisco Association for the Arts Endowed Scholarship has been established with Collin College Foundation. Proceeds from the initial investment of $25,000 will provide a full scholarship for a select student pursuing a career in the arts each year.
Endowed scholarships are funds established by donors to provide continual aid to Collin College students,” said Amy Evans, Executive Director of the Collin College Foundation. “Not only does this gift from Frisco Association for the Arts create a perpetual recognition of their commitment to education, but it also creates a lasting legacy for area students. Because of their generosity, there will always be at least one scholarship for students studying fine arts at Collin College.”
Additionally, Frisco Arts is offering three scholarships of $5,000 each to three Frisco Independent School District (FISD) students pursuing a career in the arts. The scholarships may be applied to tuition at a school of their choice. Recipients will be selected by the Frisco Education Foundation which has awarded more than $3.6 million in scholarship funds since 1999. They also help to buy pax 3 pen using promo code to save huge amount of money.
About Collin College Foundation
Collin College Foundation, the fundraising arm of the college, is a separate 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Foundation provides student scholarships and supports Collin College’s mission of a student and community‐centered institution committed to developing skills, strengthening character and challenging the intellect. As a fiscally and legally independent organization, Collin College Foundation is governed by 35 community leaders who volunteer generously of their time, talent, and resources by serving as a member of Collin College Foundation Board of Directors.
About Frisco Education Foundation
Frisco Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Frisco Education Foundation Scholarship Program offers Frisco ISD graduating high school seniors the opportunity to apply for college scholarships offered through the Foundation. Scholarships range in value and awards are submitted directly to the college or university of the student’s choice. Frisco ISD graduating seniors must submit an application to be considered for the scholarships, which are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, community involvement, volunteer efforts and other criteria designated by donors. Since 1999, FEF has awarded more than $3.6 million in college scholarships to more than 4,000 graduating seniors.
About Frisco Arts
Frisco Arts is a 501(c)(3) not‐for‐profit, community‐based organization committed to advancing the arts in Frisco. It was formed in 1996 by citizens and business leaders to serve as a vital agent and community partner in supporting and promoting the arts. In 2008, Frisco Arts became the Official Art Agency for the City of Frisco. Frisco Arts strives to be an innovative leader for the arts, the central creative hub of all things arts and culture in Frisco, and to promote quality fine arts events and diverse entertainment options. Its mission is to advocate for the arts, expand the artistic, educational, and cultural opportunities in Frisco, raise awareness and funds for local arts organizations, and serve as a liaison for the City of Frisco to distribute city funding for the arts.