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The Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship Fund

The Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship Fund
The Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship Fund is for students pursuing a degree in the performing arts, such as music, dance, and theater. Applicants must be high school seniors who reside in the Charlotte, NC region.

Candidates must demonstrate high academic ability and have financial need. They must also plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in a discipline related to the performing arts. Examples of acceptable fields include music, dance, theater, technical theater, arts administration and teaching. They must be accepted by a university or college with an established performing arts program.
Two scholarships are awarded every year, and the scholarships are renewable. Good candidates for this scholarship should have above-average ability and great interest in one or more areas of the performing arts.

The scholarship is named after Mary Doctor, a Charlotte area business owner and active supporter of young people and Blumenthal Performing Arts. Blumenthal Performing Arts opened in 1992 and is named in honor of the people of the state of North Carolina and the Blumenthal Foundation established by I.D. Blumenthal. The Blumenthal Performing Arts Center has hosted many Broadway performances throughout the years.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MARCH of each year, and the award amount is usually $10,000.

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