Abington Art Center Announces The 2012 Gabriel and Alma Elias Scholarship

Top Quote Abington Art Center is proud to announce the 2012 Gabriel and Alma Elias Scholarship, funded by the The Elias Family Charitable Trust and awarded to individuals of financial need interested in enrolling in classes, camps and workshops. End Quote
  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) May 18, 2012 - Abington Art Center, a non-profit cultural center, is now accepting applications for the Gabriel and Alma Elias Scholarship, which will be awarded based on financial need to individuals or families wishing to enroll in studio art classes, camps, or workshops. To receive financial aid for summer 2012 courses, completed applications must be submitted no later than Friday, June 8, 2012 to Marge Horner, Director of Education, at Abington Art Center. The deadline for fall semester courses is Friday, September 21, 2012. Applications are available online at abingtonartcenter.org/scholarships.

    Funding for the scholarships has been made possible through a generous gift from The Elias Family Charitable Trust, believing that the arts are a powerful vehicle, capable of transforming lives. The foundation desires for children and families to participate, explore, and learn about the arts regardless of socioeconomic status. For the first time in 2012, the Elias Family Charitable Trust granted Abington Art Center funds to support individuals in pursuit of educational artistic programs who otherwise would not have had the opportunity.

    For more information on the scholarships available at Abington Art Center, contact Marge Horner, Director of Education, at 215-887-4882 x205 or email mhorner ( @ ) abingtonartcenter dot org dot

    About Abington Art Center
    Abington Art Center (515 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown PA 19046) is a nonprofit cultural center in suburban Philadelphia. AAC is dedicated to providing opportunities for its many audiences to experience, appreciate and participate in the arts at whatever level they choose. AAC engages visitors, artists and students with its sculpture park and gallery exhibitions of today's artists, studio art classes, and public programs. The Center, located in Jenkintown at the intersection of Meetinghouse and Jenkintown Roads, receives exhibition support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. For more information visit abingtonartcenter.org.

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