Applications open for the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts 2019 Class

Published 2:50 pm Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) has announced that applications are now open for its 2019 class. The program, a three-week immersive arts education experience open to any high school sophomore or junior, opens doors to a variety of scholarship opportunities and will be celebrating its 32nd year next summer.

Each summer, The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) hosts more than 250 talented high school students from every region of the Commonwealth for a three-week, tuition-free immersive residential program on a college campus.
During this program, rising student artists engage in studies across nine disciplines: Architecture + Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Film + Photography, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Visual Art and Vocal Music.

Acceptance to the GSA program is competitive, with alumni averaging $82,000 in scholarships following their participation. There is an application fee of $30 for the GSA summer program, which is waived for students on free or reduced lunch. For more information, go to www.kentuckycentergsa.org.

ABOUT THE KENTUCKY CENTER GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS:

GSA is a public/private partnership inaugurated in 1987 by The Kentucky Center, the Commonwealth of Kentucky and numerous private supporters. Today, the vital funding required to make GSA a reality is provided by the state through the leadership of the Governor’s Office and the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, as well as The Kentucky Center Endowment Fund, Toyota Motor Manufacturing and more than 300 corporations, parents, educators, alumni and friends of GSA.

ABOUT THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS:

The mission of The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts is to build lifelong relationships with the arts. As an integral member of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet, The Center, along with the other agencies, seek to preserve and promote the history, heritage and arts of the Commonwealth.