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Scholarships from the Arts Council

The Arts Council of Calvert County awards scholarships each year to hardworking, creative Calvert County students who intend to pursue an arts-related degree in college. 

More than $20,000 in scholarships have been awarded since the program began. The scholarship program is made possible by donated funds. 

01

Mary Beth Harry Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a qualified art student (Major or Minor in Arts or Arts-related field of study) in honor of Mary Beth Harry. Established in 2011, the Mary Beth Harry Scholarship has awarded over $14,000 to local high school seniors pursuing a further education in the arts.

02

Kocen Memorial Emerging Visual Art Scholarship

In memory of long-time Calvert County residents Joan and Elliot Kocen, this scholarship is for a graduating senior high school student in Calvert County that intends to pursue a degree in visual arts in college.

03

Kocen Memorial Performing Arts Scholarship

In memory of long-time Calvert County residents Joan and Elliot Kocen, this scholarship is for a graduating senior high school student in Calvert County that intends to pursue a degree in performing arts in college.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for any Arts Council of Calvert County Scholarship must be a graduating senior at a Calvert County high school. Applicants must pursue a college degree in an arts-related field:
  • fine arts

  • visual arts

  • arts education

  • graphic design

  • digital arts

  • sculpture

  • painting

  • photography

  • printmaking

  • ceramic art

  • drawing

  • animation

  • art history

  • library science

  • performing arts

  • music performance

  • music theory & composition

  • music education

  • musicology

  • ethnomusicology

  • jazz studies

  • conducting

  • dance

  • theater arts

  • theater production

  • acting

  • arts administration

  • media arts

  • creative writing

  • literary & cultural arts

  • classics

  • media production

  • cinematography

  • film & media studies

  • immersive media design

  • fashion design

  • architecture

  • museum studies

  • communications

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