SEMAC Offers Rural Arts & Culture Summit Scholarships

Scholarships are available for individuals from the 11-county SEMAC region to attend the 2019 Rural Arts & Culture Summit in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, on October 3-5, 2019.

Organized by Springboard for the Arts, the Summit is a practitioner-driven gathering that celebrates and expands the field of rural arts-based community development by providing a space for learning, relationship building and celebration about the role of art and creativity in building strong, healthy, and resilient rural communities.  For more information visit www.ruralartsandculturesummit.com.

SEMAC will accept applications, via staff@semac.org, through July 22, 2019.

Applicants must wait to register for the Summit until their application has been approved and they have received a registration code.  Applicants will receive notification by August 16, 2019. Individuals registering without the approval code will not be reimbursed.

Scholarships include registration (up to $300) and round trip mileage ($.058 per mile).  Lodging is not included.  Attendees must make their own lodging arrangements.  Limited funds are available.

Each person applying must apply separately; no group applications will be accepted.

Scholarships are non-transferable.  If a recipient is not able to attend, they cannot send someone else in their place.  Reimbursements will be made after a final report has been submitted and approved.  Final reports are due no later than October 25, 2019.