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Italian Arts Travel Abroad Scholarship Deadline Extended

Jefferson Community College (JCC) Foundation will continue to accept applications for the last distribution of the Italian Arts Scholarship through  February 9, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the late Frederick H. (Aline) Taylor of Watertown, the Italian Arts Scholarship covers the cost of travel, tuition, lodging, books, art supplies and meals for students to study abroad in Florence, Italy, for 4-weeks in July 2016. Students will be required to complete one course at the Scuola Lorenzo de’Medici, for which they will earn college credit.

To be eligible for the Italian Arts Scholarship,  student applicants must complete at least 24 credit hours by the end of Spring 2016 semester, have a grade point average of 2.5 or above and be enrolled full-time at Jefferson in both the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters.  Candidates are also required to have completed at least one college level art class prior to the trip.

Applications will be available in the Financial Services Office (Room 6-024), Liberal Arts Division (Rooms 5-201 and 5-204), and the JCC Foundation. To apply for the Italian Arts Scholarship, students must complete the scholarship application, provide a copy of their college transcript(s) along with an essay of not more than two typed pages describing why they wish to participate in the program and what they hope to achieve through study in Florence, and two personal or professional references. The application packet should be submitted in person to the JCC Foundation, Room 1-100 (Lansing Administration Building) or by mail to Jefferson Community College Foundation, 1220 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY 13601.

For more information, contact associate professor of art Lucinda Barbour at 315-786-2276 or the JCC Foundation at 315-786-2458.