Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Announcing the May 17 deadline to apply for the Justin M. Newell Scholarship

Civic Youth Theatre and Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette are accepting applications for the annual Justin M. Newell Scholarship. The $500 scholarship is awarded to recognize the contributions and achievements of a college-bound graduating high school senior.

Any high school senior who has been or currently is a Civic Youth Theatre participant is eligible to apply. They must fill out an application, which is available at the Civic Theatre office, 313 N. 5th Street in downtown Lafayette. They also can download a copy of the application at

In addition to the application form, two letters of recommendation are required. The deadline to submit all required information is May 17 at 4 p.m.

All applicants will be interviewed by a three-member review panel. The recipient of the Justin M. Newell Scholarship will be notified no later than June 17.

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

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