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Ruth Glaser Bryan Scholarship

Please include the additional Ruth Glaser Bryan Scholarship supplemental information with the scholarship application. Applications and supplemental information are due February 1, 2019.

Scholarship Requirements

The Ruth Glaser Bryan Scholarship was created to assist with tuition only for Muncie and Delaware County students planning to major in art or an art-related field at a recognized art institute, college or university.  Each school may nominate three students.  Students must be a high school senior who will graduate from a Delaware County high school or, as in the case of the Indiana Academy, the student must have lived in Delaware County and been eligible to attend a Delaware County high school prior to admittance to the Academy.  Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Students shall receive this scholarship for no more than four academic years, must remain an art major, and maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and full-time enrollment status to continue eligibility.  Award amounts will vary each year and 21st Scholar recipients are not eligible.

Supplemental Information

  1. A brief summary of your goals and aspirations for your college years and the years immediately following college graduation or of your academic and personal accomplishments, describe the one that gave you the feeling of greatest achievement.
  2. Submit digital copies of five pieces of your own original artwork. Include with each submitted piece a one or two sentence about the piece.
  3. High School Transcripts that include SAT and/or ACT scores.
  4. Letter of Recommendation from an instructor.

Application and supplemental information due by February 1, 2019.  Before clicking apply make sure you have all the required supplemental information ready.  You cannot save your application and come back to it later.


NOTE: If you do not receive a thank you page after submitting your application please resubmit or contact llewis@firstmerchants.com for assistance.

For additional information, please feel free to contact:

Lauren Lewis
First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors
P.O. Box 1467
Muncie, IN 47308-1467
(765) 747-1362


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