CARTERET COUNTY | The Arts Council of Carteret County is offering scholarship opportunities to students in Carteret County.

Scholarships of up to $1,000 per student to provide tuition assistance for students pursuing degrees in the arts at the college level and the North Carolina School of the Arts are available to high school seniors attending a private or public school in Carteret County. Homeschooled students residing in the county may also apply. Scholarships under this program are available for tuition assistance only. Applications are due April 5.

Scholarships under this program are available for tuition assistance only. Applications are due April 5.

For the purpose of these scholarships, arts are defined to encompass vocal and instrumental music education, performance, music theory, composition, dance, creative writing, art history, arts education, architecture and design, theater, drama, media arts, sculpture, painting, drawing, film studies and photography.

The Arts Council will also consider applicants who have not completed high school but have been accepted in advanced programs of study in arts-related disciplines.

Applicants who have been accepted to attend or who are attending Carteret Community College and pursuing a degree in the arts either at CCC or as a transfer student to an accredited educational institution in the United States are also eligible.

Application forms are available through high school and Carteret Community College guidance counselors. They may also be downloaded online at the Arts Council’s website artscouncilcarteret.org