Arts Alliance scholarships are available

Each year the Upshur Arts Alliance awards scholarships to Buckhannon-Upshur High School seniors who are planning to attend a four-year college or university and pursuing a degree in visual, instrumental or performing arts.

Intended studies can include art, music, drama arts education and dance as well as other areas in the fine arts.

There are two $500 awards available for 2014 and each recipient must meet the following criteria: quality of performance and/or visual works of art; quantity of artistic involvement; intention to continue an education in the arts; financial need and balanced lifestyle, including scholarships and other


Scholarship recommendation forms are available from Art and Music teachers at B-U High School or by sending a request to UAA, P.O. Box 395, Buckhannon, WV 26201 or Completed recommendation forms must be returned by noon May 1 for consideration.