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WHO CAN APPLY
Residents of the Detroit Metropolitan area, who have been accepted into an accredited college, university, and have intentions to major in art. A currently graduating high school student.
The DeuceMan Strong Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Dwayne and Kimberly Williams to honor their son when he died unexpectedly at the age of 13 on their 18th wedding anniversary June 26, 2017. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship support to youth in the pursuit of their post-secondary education. The scholarship is intended to support students who are highly motivated to succeed in college and for whom the award will have a significant impact both personally and financially.
The goal of the DeuceMan Strong Memorial Scholarship is to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are residents of the Metropolitan Detroit area, for at least four years, and who may be unlikely to have access to other scholarship resources because of average grades. We are looking for students who are motivated to pursue education at an accredited college, university, and plan to study in the field of art in the United States and for those whom this award will have a significant impact.
Awards vary depending on the amount of funding available, the pool of candidates applying, and the strength of a candidate's application. The maximum award amount is $1,000. Recipients may apply to renew their scholarship if they continue to meet the award criteria. Awards will be granted upon recipient providing a copy of college class schedule and college photo identification.
The committee will review requests for scholarships according to the following criteria:
· Demonstration of motivation to succeed in pursuing a two or four year college degree
· Residency in the Metropolitan Detroit Area
· Financial significance of the scholarship award to the student
· Students desire to pursue a degree in the field of art
· Students submission of artwork
· Two letters of recommendation
The most important thing for you to do is to apply. Applications must be received on or before May 31, 2022. The scholarship committee will meet to review and select scholarship winners. The scholarship winners will be announced in the month of July. Recipients may be asked to attend an awards ceremony.
Students must submit two letters of recommendations, one must be from an art teacher.
Students must be enrolled full time at an accredited university with a minimum of 12 credits.
Students must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and an A-B average in Art classes.
Applicants must present work that was created during the scholarship period.
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