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Emmett D. Towler Scholarship

Category: 
Art, Music, Writing
Scholarships Available: 
6
Amount: 
$2,602
Terms Awarded: 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Criteria: 
Awards in the areas of creative writing (Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Children’s Books), journalism, art and music. Scholars do not have to major in the above disciplines, yet they must demonstrate ability in these academic areas.
Minimum Enrollment: 
Full-time registration each term
Funds may be used for all educational expenses.

Scholarship details:

  • Can be newly admitted spring 2017 high school graduate or continuing CCC student.
  • The Towler Scholars recognize academic distinction as well as unique personal artistic qualities.
  • Scholarships will be awarded in the areas of creative writing (Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Children’s Books), journalism, art and music. Scholars do not have to major in the above disciplines, but must demonstrate ability in these academic areas.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA is required to apply and maintain scholarship funds throughout the 2017-18 academic year.

To apply:

  • Complete the CCC online scholarship application.
  • All Applicants must submit a portfolio of creative activities that can be: ART- a portfolio of 3-5 visual creative works 2D or 3D. Can be actual works or digital images. Please contact the financial aid office for more information. CREATIVE WRITING - a portfolio of writings (3-5 pieces, 20 page maximum) (Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Children’s Books) JOURNALISM - a portfolio of published articles, essays (3-5 pieces) MUSIC - an audition tape or CD 
  • If a graduating high school student submit an official high school transcript in a sealed envelope.
  • Submit two (2) letters of Recommendation: one from a teacher and the other from a teacher, counselor, administrator or person who can objectively assess your abilities and character. The letters of recommendation must be provided in individually sealed envelopes.
  • To determine financial Need you must complete a 2017-2018 Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Use Clatsop Community College’s school code 003189 when you fill out the application. If you have not completed a FAFSA, your FAFSA must be submitted online by April 1, 2017 to reach us before the closing of the scholarship period on April 14, 2016.
  • All additional Towler portfolio materials must be submitted to the CCC Financial Aid Office by April 14, 2017.
  • Address questions to Lloyd Mueller, Director of Financial Aid lmueller@clatsopcc.edu 503-338-2412 

 

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