Foundation / Corporation
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC)
Grants with a $600 value to Minnesota high school students in eligible counties for a summer art study program in a range of disciplines. Funding is intended to improve the student's creativity and promote personal development, while helping qualified area artists who will serve as mentors. Art disciplines include visual arts, dance, creative writing, theater, music, design, media arts, and architecture. Students, grades 9-11, must reside in the nine-county region served by LRAC that includes Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens,Traverse, and Wilkin.
LRAC began the program in 1987 to supplement arts education programming in the region's high schools by providing selected students the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing, professional artist or participating in a workshop, residency program, or summer arts camp. Scholarships are awarded based on commitment, potential for artistic development and equitable access. Previous formal arts training is not required.
Students will have an opportunity to present at an Artist Mentorship Program Showcase in October 2020.
GrantWatch ID#: 164811
The value of the award is over $600. LRAC will reimburse the student up to $75 for materials and supplies (non-travel expenses).
Mentors will receive $600 for the mentorship.
This program funds studies taking place during the summer of 2020.
The summer study session offers selected students 15 hours of one-on-one study with a professional artist between June 1, 2020 and September 15, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applicants needing assistance are encouraged to contact LRAC during regular office hours, at 218-739-5780 or LRAC4@LRACgrants.org.
Lake Region Arts Council
133 South Mill St.
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
USA: Minnesota: Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse, and Wilkin Counties
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