Russian Culture Now is offering new scholarship awards to students passionate about either the fine arts or Russian culture.
A total of ten $500 scholarships will be presented to four middle school students who demonstrate academic excellence and participate in the fine arts; four high school students who demonstrate academic excellence and participate in the fine arts; and two college or grad students who speak Russian, are of Russian heritage or are studying Russian language or culture, and demonstrate academic excellence as well as commitment to community service.
Applications are due by March 14. Awards will be presented on Saturday, April 23 at a pre-performance reception for Boris Eifman at the Russian Pointe Boutique in Chicago. All scholarship winners will also receive a complimentary ticket to Eifman Ballet's performance that night.