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Excellence in Volunteer Service

Supporting Future Creative Professionals

This program awards a scholarship to talented young arts advocates to further their studies in their chosen field and support them to continue their arts advocacy and service. The selected winner will be awarded with a scholarship of $1000 to further their studies in their chosen disciplines and continue their arts advocacy into the future. Students must have served as a volunteer with Frisco Arts Youth Ambassadors and must maintain passing grades in all academic areas. Students should exhibit leadership qualities for implementing new advocacy programs that add value to the Frisco Arts Youth Ambassadors Program and impact Frisco citizens. 

  • Eligibility: 12th grade students (or homeschooled students who have achieved a comparable status towards high school graduation) who are legal US and Texas residents and members of the Frisco Arts Youth Ambassadors.

  • Intent: To support active student arts advocates who have made an impact through volunteer service with Frisco Arts.

  • Application Essay: In 600 words or less, please share why you believe the arts are important, how you have served with Frisco Arts, what impact it has made in your life to be part of the Frisco Arts Youth Ambassadors, and how you hope to serve the arts community in the future.

  • Deadline: Wednesday May 19th, 2021 11:59 PM CST. Winner will be notified by Friday May 21st and awarded the scholarship at an event on Sunday May 23rd at the Patios at the Rail in Downtown Frisco.​

  • To Apply: Create a username and password on the grant platform. Click on the link below to get started!

2019

The 2019 Excellence in Volunteer Service Scholarship of $1000 was awarded to Maansi Chodaravapu at Arts Impact 2019. Maansi served with Frisco Arts for 3 years and attended Heritage High School. She is valedictorian and plans to pursue Computer Science and Business Administration. Under Maansi's leadership with the Frisco Arts Youth Ambassadors, she spearheaded the first Frisco Arts Youth Showcase at Frisco Lakes, organizing 20 young musicians and artists to share their talent with senior citizens.