Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship

A component fund of the NC Community Foundation
 
The Arts Council of Moore County’s Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship was established in 2000 with the goal to provide support to Moore County middle and high school students with a demonstrated talent and interest in the arts. The scholarship may be used for such items as fees for a music or art camp, studying dance at a local dance company, or taking private lessons with an art or music teacher. The scholarship may not be used to fund college attendance.

The scholarship consists of several funds is named for Harry Barnes and Vaud Ancil Travis, III, two long-time and strong supporters of the Arts Council of Moore County and the arts throughout Moore County.  Additional funds have been created in someone’s honor or memory. These funds include:

  • Carol Lawson Rouhier Visual Arts Scholarship – Awarded in memory of Moore County artists and longtime Arts Council member, Carol Lawson Rouhier, this scholarship is restricted to fund visual arts applicants.
  • Sara Schrock Theatre Scholarship – Awarded in memory of actor, Sara Schrock, this scholarship is restricted to fund theatre applicants.
  • Laine Lea Classical Ballet Scholarship – Awarded in honor of Laine Lea, this scholarship is restricted to fund applicants who reside in Moore County and wish to study classical ballet.

Since the Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship’s inception, the Arts Council has awarded 102 scholarships in the amount of $33,605 to middle and high school students pursuing their interest in the arts.

Congratulations to the scholarship winners for 2016:

BARNES-TRAVIS ARTS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS:

  • Hanna Fitzgerald of Whispering Pines received a scholarship to attend the NC State Design Foundation Camp. She is a 10th grader at the O’Neal School.
  • Rachael Mashburn of Carthage received a scholarship to take private piano lessons. She is an 11th grade at Union Pines High School.
  • Kate Morris of West End received a scholarship to attend the Rockette’s Summer Intensive in New York City. She is a 12th grader at Pinecrest High School.
  • Jessalyn Nguyen of Aberdeen received a scholarship to take private violin lessons. She is a 10th grader at Pinecrest High School.
  • Michelle Oldham of Lakeview received a scholarship to take private flute lessons. She is a 10th grader at Union Pines High School.
  • Matthew Wise of West End received a scholarship to attend the Appalachian State University Cannon Music Camp. He is a 10th grader at Pinecrest High School.

CAROL LAWSON ROUHIER VISUAL ARTS AWARD:

  • Jessica Cannady of Pinehurst was awarded a scholarship to take private art lessons. She is an 9th grader at Union Pines High School.

LAINE LEA CLASSICAL BALLET AWARDS:

  • Isaiah Newby of Pinehurst was awarded funds to attend the UNC School of the Arts Summer Ballet Intensive. He is an 9th grader at Pinecrest High School.
  • Kyley Paules of Vass was awarded funds to attend the Burklyn Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive in Vermont. She is a 10th grader at the O’Neal School.
  • Augusta Smith of Pinehurst was awarded funds to attend the Burklyn Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive in Vermont. She is a 9th grader at the O’Neal School.
2017 SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017
[NOTE: This is not a postmark deadline. Applications must be in ACMC’s office by deadline.]

CLICK HERE to download the 2017 scholarship application

(If you need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here.)

The Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship Fund is a wonderful and convenient way to support the Arts Council of Moore County and the Moore County children interested in the arts. To learn more about the many gift-giving possibilities which will help support the growth of this fund, click here or call ACMC at 910-692-ARTS (2787).

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