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Scholarship Name:
Young Artists of America, Inc. (YAA) BIPOC Scholarship
Scholarship Description:
Scholarship offered by YAA to minority metropolitian District of Columbia area students.
Award Amount:
Number of Scholarships:
Multiple awards
Application Required:
Official Transcript Required:
References and Letter of Recommendations Required:
Interview Required:
Video audition required
Original Essay Required:
Additional Requirements and Information:
1)  Must be from the Greater Washington D.C. area; 2) Must be Black, Indigenous, and/or student of color (BIPOC); 3) May be a Voice, Acting, Dance, and/or Instrumental student;  4) May be between the ages 11-18 or  an Adult; 5) Must plan to enroll in a Young Artists of America at Strathmore program; 6) Video (YouTube) audition required.
  • Students select only ONE of the disciplines below and record the following elements in ONE category only:
  * Voice – 2 contrasting songs (Entire song or 32-bars are acceptable. Musical theatre or classical is preferred, but any genre of music is fine).
  * Acting – 2 contrasting monologues, contemporary and/or classical.
  * Dance – 1 minute prepared dance solo in any style.
  * Orchestra – Please perform 3 to 4 minutes of a solo (grade 4 or higher), making sure to show off your musical and technical abilities. Feel free to skip around the piece as needed.
  • Auditions can be recorded on a smart phone and then saved on YouTube as either public or unlisted.
  • Recipients notified NLT December 31, 2020.
District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):
Online application
Additional Applicant Requirements:
Category (Select all that apply):
Arts-related, Music/Vocal, Merit-based, Residency
Web Site:
Point of Contact:
Young Artists of America, Inc.
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, Maryland  20852
Telephone:  (301) 272-8604

Deadline:  December 19, 2020 (receipt date)

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