Cape Evening Optimist Endowed

Open to students with 60 or more credit hours completed when scholarship is awarded who are enrolled in a course of study leading to a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Performing Arts degree. Applicants must have an overall 2.5 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in all completed Performing Arts major courses. Recipient must tutor middle school, junior high, or high schoolstudents in performing arts in Cape Girardeau County. Recipient, under the supervision of a department faculty representative, must teach a performing arts class once a week for one semester as an independent class conducted at the River Campus or as part of an existing school class or drama and dance club; or, serve in a leadership role in a theatre or dance production produced by the middle school, junior high, or high school (e.g., director, assistant director, choreographer, assistant choreographer, designer, fight direction, etc.).Scholarship recipient must attend one Cape Evening Optimist meeting at the end of the semester of the recipient’s participation of the class, club or production.

Optimist Club