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Recanati-Kaplan Program for Excellence in the Arts

  • 50 scholarships total across three disciplines - visual arts, music and dance.

  • Value ranges from roughly $1,000-$5,000, depending on classes taken.

  • Application due June 6. All applicants must either audition or submit a portfolio of work - various dates in June.

  • Details and applications here: http://www.92y.org/rkscholars (page is to be updated soon with dates for 2014).

  • Contac: Allison Valchuis, 212.415.5597avalchuis@92Y.org.

  • For ages 7-17.

  • No GPA requirement.

  • Must live in greater NYC area.

  • General description: Offering full, 100% merit-based scholarships, the Recanati-Kaplan Program for Excellence in the Arts opens doors for exceptional students in Greater New York City to hone and develop their creative potential as artists and performers. Studying under the guidance of 92nd Street Y's esteemed School of the Arts faculty, upon acceptance students are immersed in a board range of advanced classes and private, personalized instruction. Students demonstrating particular excellence in their field are eligible to receive end-of-the-year awards, which can be used towards college tuition. At the core of the Recanati-Kaplan Program is the belief that individualized instruction and mentoring accelerates learning, supports technical accomplishment and stimulates creative potential. This is where the journey begins, putting students on a path to reach new goals, exceed expectations and fulfill their dreams.

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