Students who plan to attend Gaston College for the 2006-07 academic year and major in art are encouraged to apply for the Jeanne Rauch Art Scholarship through the Gaston College Foundation.
The Jeanne Rauch Art Scholarship honors Jeanne Rauch for her many contributions to the development and appreciation of art in North Carolina. It provides two awards of $750 each for students in the Associate of Fine Arts program. Funding comes from the Rauch Family Foundation. Selection is based on artistic talent and financial need.
Students wishing to be considered for this award must satisfy all Gaston College admissions requirements. Candidates for the Rauch Scholarships must complete a Gaston College Foundation Scholarship application, provide an essay explaining their career plans and why they are seeking a degree in art and submit three pieces of art in any media.
Scholarship applications are available on the Gaston College Web site at www.gaston.edu. Applications are also available at the Gaston College Financial Aid Office on the Dallas Campus in the office of the Dean and the Lincoln and East (Belmont) campuses or by calling (704) 922-6511.
Applications and works of art should be delivered to Gaston College Foundation, Room 107 of the Beam Administration Building on the Dallas Campus by Friday, March 31.
The Gaston College Foundation, Inc. encourages and secures financial gifts in support of Gaston College and its programs. For more information call (704) 922-6511.
by Staff Reports