“The real purpose of arts education is to create complete human beings capable of leading  successful and productive lives in a free society.” - Dana Gioia

 

The Richard Brooks Visual Arts Scholarship $1,000

Patrons of the Nixon Centre Fine Arts Choral Scholarship $1,000

Patrons of the Nixon Centre Fine Arts Instrumental Scholarship $1,000

Patrons of the Nixon Centre Creative Writing Scholarship $1,000

Patrons of the Nixon Centre Fine Arts Dance Scholarship $1,000

  Wynn Handman Drama Scholarship $1,000

    3 Newnan Coweta Art Association Scholarships $1,000 each

   Harriet Owens Alexander Visual Arts Scholarship $1,500 

The Anne Quinn Powell Scholarship $3,500

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships were established by the Coweta County Board of Education, the Patrons of the Nixon Centre, the Newnan Coweta Art Association, Greg and Cindy Owens and the family of Anne Quinn Powell. They are maintained by the Patrons of the Centre, Inc. and funded by the Patrons of the Centre, Newnan Coweta Art Association, Greg and Cindy Owens and the family of Anne Quinn Powell. The goal of these scholarships is to honor students for their accomplishments and excellence in the different fields of the arts.

2021 Scholarship Recipients

Anne Quinn Powell Fine Arts Grand Scholarship Award

The Anne Quinn Powell Fine Arts Scholarship was established by the Coweta County Board of Education and is maintained and funded by the Patrons of the Centre, Inc. The goal of this scholarship is to promote the study of the Fine Arts; including Visual Arts, Music, Voice, and Dance. The scholarship is designed to encourage participation in the arts and reward the students who will enrich the cultural environment in their community and is available to deserving senior level students attending accredited high schools within Coweta County.

All applicants are eligible for this award.

Judges will award the Grand Scholarship to the most promising candidate. 

 

Richard Brooks Fine Arts Scholarship


The Richard Brooks Fine Arts Scholarship was established by the Coweta County Board of Education and is maintained and funded by the Patrons of the Centre, Inc. This goal of this scholarship is to promote the study of the Fine Arts; including Visual Arts, Music, Voice, and Dance. The scholarship is designed to encourage participation in the arts and reward the students who will enrich the cultural environment in their community and is available to deserving senior level students attending accredited high schools in Coweta County.

 

Download information and application for the Richard Brooks Fine Arts Scholarship


Wynn Handman Scholarship

 

The Wynn Handman Scholarship was established by the Patrons of the Centre, Inc. to promote the study of the Theater. The scholarship is available to a deserving senior level student attending an accredited high school within Coweta County and is designed to encourage participation in the arts and rewards the student who will enrich the cultural environment in his community. Mr. Handman, a friend to the Centre and Patrons, has been labeled as a pioneer of the 21st century American Theatre. Having taught acting for over 60 years, he is the artistic director of the American Place Theatre in New York City, which he co-founded with Sidney Lanier and Michael Tolan in 1962. The mission of the American Place Theatre was to produce shows that were "too far off" for Broadway. Therefore this endeavor leads to the beginning of what is now referred to as "Off Broadway."

 

Download information and application for the Wynn Handman Scholarship

 

Harriet Owens Alexander Scholarship

 

The Harriet Owens Alexander Arts Scholarship was established by Greg and Cindy Owens to honor Harriet Alexander and her commitment to the arts in Coweta County and is maintained and funded by the Patron’s of the Centre, Inc. The goal of this scholarship is to promote the study of the Arts. The scholarship is designed to encourage participation in the arts and reward the students who will enrich the cultural environment in their community and is available to deserving senior level students attending accredited high schools within Coweta County.

Download information and application for the Harriet Owens Alexander Scholarship

Masterworks Community Chorale Scholarship

The Masterworks Community Chorale Scholarship was established by Masterworks Community Chorale and is maintained and funded by the Patrons of the Centre, Inc. The scholarship is available to a deserving senior level student attending an accredited high school within Coweta County and is designed to encourage participation in the arts and rewards the student who will enrich the cultural environment in his community. 

Download information and application for the Masterworks Community Chorale Scholarship

 

Newnan Coweta Art Association Arts Scholarship

The Newnan Coweta Art Association Arts Scholarship goal is to promote the study of the Arts. The scholarship is designed to encourage participation in the arts and reward the students who will enrich the cultural environment in their community and is available to deserving senior level students attending accredited high schools within Coweta County.

Download information and application for the Newnan Coweta Arts Association Arts Scholarship

 

 

 

 

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Abigail Williams
Masterworks Community Chorale
Vocal Scholarship
 
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Madelynn Lara
Richard Brooks
Fine Art Scholarship - Visual Arts
Newnan Coweta Art Association
Arts Scholarship 

 
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Abby Saunders
Richard Brooks Fine Art Scholarship
Dance  
 
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Chaelin Kim
Harriet Owens Alexander
Arts Scholarship
 
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Robyn Long
Patron Scholarship 
Instrumental 
 
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Rihanna Mursalem
Richard Brooks Fine Art Scholarship
Dance  
 
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William G. Bowles
Richard Brooks Fine Art Scholarship
Instrumental
 

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