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David Ashcraft Artist-Scholar Award

David Ashcraft Artist-Scholar Award


  • The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from Sahuaro High School
  • A 3.2 cumulative GPA (as of the end of the 7th semester) must be maintained
  • The recipient must be currently enrolled in a Fine Arts class at Sahuaro (i.e. Band, Choir, Dance,
    Orchestra, Theatre Arts or Visual Arts).

The recipient should demonstrate involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service.  The recipient must be bound for post-high school study (any area of emphasis) with the intent to continue Fine Arts involvement in school or in the community.  The recipient should epitomize the qualities of an outstanding Fine Arts student (i.e. artistry, leadership, dedication, motivation, initiative, cooperation etc.).

Selection Process:

The Ashcraft Artist-Scholar Award recipient will be chosen by the Sahuaro Fine Arts Department faculty in the spring prior to the publication of the Awards Assembly Program. The name of the recipient will be forwarded to the chair of the Sahuaro Awards Committee. The recipient’s name, and an accompanying résumé, will be forwarded to David Ashcraft.


A $500 cash scholarship will be made payable directly to the student’s account at the institution (i.e. community college, college, university, conservatory, institute, art or design school etc.) that the recipient will be attending, for use by the individual. The scholarship award is non-renewable.

A permanent plaque will be displayed at the school with the names of the award recipients.

Scholarship application and details coming soon.