Fine Arts Scholarships

Scholarship Auditions 2015

Fine Arts Scholarships for Music, Dance, Theatre, and Visual Arts

WHO? Scholarships are awarded to applying 9th grade BMHS applicants. Scholarships are not available for transfer students.

WHAT? BMHS offers several Fine Arts Scholarships sponsored by The Fine Arts Department. Scholarships are available in Music, Dance, Theatre, and Visual Arts and range in amounts averaging $500 to $1000+ per year in either 2 or 4-year increments.

WHEN? Scholarship information is made available at the BMHS Annual Open House, after which the information is available on the BMHS website. Auditions and portfolio dates range from early January to early February.

WHERE? All Auditions occur here at Bishop McNamara High School.

WHY? To recognize and reward the wonderful achievements of our talented applicants.

HOW? The scholarships are awarded to students based on ability. The audition/application process is different for each art form.

  • Dance Scholarships - All Genres - Group Auditions
  • Music Scholarships - Instrumental and Vocal - Individual Auditions
  • Theatre Scholarships - All Theatre Experiences - Group Auditions
  • Visual Arts Scholarships - Drawing and Additional Art Forms - Art Portfolio Submission

Scholarships and the Admission Process

Students interested in Fine Arts Scholarships must submit a Bishop McNamara Admissions Application by December 15, 2014. An audition for scholarship does not positively or negatively effect the student's consideration for admittance to Bishop McNamara High School. Scholarship results will be announced in Admissions Office decision packets sent the end of February.

Fine Arts Scholarship Information and Registration Forms

Step One – Click on the links below in each program under Information & Requirements to open a printable scholarship information sheet for each program.

Step Two – Click on the links below in each program for the Online Registration Form to register for the audition/portfolio submission.

The Online Registration Period for All Fine Arts Scholarships is between November 9, 2014 and January 9, 2015.Scholarship Audition/Portfolio Registration can occur anytime between November 9, 2014 to January 9, 2015. (Space available on a first come first serve basis . . . don't wait too long)


Fine Arts News

Congratulations to Ashley Rivett '17 who has won the Cecchetti East Coast Major Syllabus Scholarship for 2015-2016.
Returning to the program where he began, Joesph Webb '96 comes back to speak and dance with students of the BMHS Dance Program.
Neil Wilmoth '17 is honored with two art pieces accepted for the Charles County Arts Alliance in both the fall and winter shows.
Advanced Level Students honored and earn scholarships at Regional Festival in Norfolk, Virginia.
Tickets for all our upcoming concerts are now available online. Mark your calendars!
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