For more than a decade, the Blissfest Music Organization, a 501(c) 3 non-profit charitable arts organization headquartered in Petoskey, has made scholarship funds available for northern Michigan children and adults. Wheatland Music Organization, a nonprofit based in Remus, Michigan, uses the Blissfest allocation to make awards to northern Michigan residents for traditional arts activities. Its Elyce Fishman Scholarship Committee reviews all scholarship applications and makes awards based on the applicant’s financial need, potential for growth and likelihood of preserving a traditional art.
Traditional arts are learned person to person, passed from generation to the next, and influenced by culture, family, ethnicity, and era. To obtain an online scholarship application click here. You can also go to www.wheatlandmusic.org or call (989) 967 8879. To apply, mail the completed application page (page 3 of 5) along with two letters of reference to:
Wheatland Music Organization
PO Box 22
Remus, MI 49340
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