Morris Arts Offers Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors

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Morris Arts is pleased to offer two scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors who have exhibited artistic excellence in dance, drama, music, or visual arts and plan to pursue post-secondary studies at an accredited institution or acknowledged arts school or fine arts program.

The Elaine Ehlers Arts Scholarship, in the amount of $5,000, and the Eugenie Coladarci Arts Scholarship, in the amount of $1,500, were created to recognize artistic excellence, encourage the artists of the future, and to celebrate the value of the arts to the human experience.

Morris County high school seniors graduating in June 2018 who are currently attending public, private, or parochial school in New Jersey are eligible. Applicants must (a) be Morris County residents, (b) plan to pursue post-secondary studies at an accredited institution or acknowledged arts school or fine arts program, and (c) have demonstrated artistic excellence in any one of four (4) arts disciplines: dance, drama, music, or visual arts.

2017 scholarship winners soprano Lila Dunn and Scholarship Winners, Lila Dunn (Coladarci) and oboist Ethan Whang (Ehlers)

2017 scholarship winners soprano Lila Dunn and Scholarship Winners, Lila Dunn (Coladarci) and oboist Ethan Whang (Ehlers)

2016 Scholarship Winners, visual artist Tyler Harker (Coladarci) and composer Zachary Catron (Ehlers)The Elaine Ehlers Arts Scholarship was established in 2002 in memory of Elaine Ehlers (1953-2001), a health-care administrator by profession, who had a voracious appetite for all things artistic and musical.

By establishing this scholarship, an enduring legacy has been created to reward those who possess artistic talent and who plan to further their arts education.

photo of 2016 Scholarship Winners, visual artist Tyler Harker (Coladarci) and composer Zachary Catron (Ehlers)

2016 Scholarship Winners, visual artist Tyler Harker (Coladarci) and composer Zachary Catron (Ehlers)

The Eugenie Coladarci Arts Scholarship was first awarded in 1999 in memory of Eugenie R. Coladarci, who was Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations at Chase Manhattan Bank and an active member of Morris Arts for eleven years. She was completing her first term as Board Chair when she passed away in 1997.

Applications are available through high school guidance offices as well as online at the Morris Arts website, For more information, call 973- 285-5115, ext. 10.  Applications must be postmarked or delivered to the Morris Arts office no later than 5PM on Friday, January 23, 2018.  Winners will be notified on or after February 24, 2017.

Morris Arts, located in Morristown, is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1973 dedicated to building community through the arts.

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