Newtown Arts Company Annual Scholarship Program

Newtown Arts Company awards scholarships each spring to graduating high school seniors who are pursuing higher education in the performing or fine arts. To date, over $150,000 in scholarships has been awarded to qualified students through an audition process.

Twenty-five percent of proceeds from shows and 100% of proceeds from other fundraising initiatives are dedicated to scholarships. Newtown Arts Company’s membership in the Newtown Community Foundation helps to assure that its mission of providing financial support for young artists will continue into the future.

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Olivia Schanbacher (Joe McKernan Scholarship), Pennsbury High School; attending Wilkes University, majoring in Musical Theater

Ariana Papatolis (Ray Fritschy Scholarship), The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush; attending Temple University, majoring in Theatre Design and Technology

Nick Camarero, Council Rock High School South; attending Marymount Manhattan College, majoring in Dance

Jordan Spivak, Pennsbury High School; attending Temple University, majoring in Music Performance

Isabelle Taber, Council Rock High School North; attending University of Texas – Austin, majoring in Music Performance Voice

Abigail Lynn Tolbert, Woodview Academy (Homeschool) – Cairn Community Arts Academy; attending The Academy of Arts Christian Conservatory, majoring in Sacred Dramatic Production

Austen Yim, Council Rock High School North; attending Penn State Main Campus, majoring in Theater Design and Technology with a focus on Sound

Delaney Bilyk, Council Rock High School North; attending Fashion Institute of Technology, majoring in Advertising and Marketing Communications

How To Apply

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be a graduating high school senior who has applied to or has already been accepted by an institution of postsecondary education. If your application is accepted, you will be scheduled for an audition before a selection committee in the spring. To apply, please download the form below and return to the address listed.

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