#017:  Winning a $10,000 Scholarship for Dreamers, Innovators and Creators

In this episode…

What does it look like to win BIG scholarship dollars in the arts?  Gabriel (Ella) Pena shares about winning the Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship.  Ella is a 2017 graduate of Westminster Academy in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  She is a first year student at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida where she is majoring in Illustration.  While in high school, Ella participated in the Robotics Club, School Musicals, Yearbook, Creative Writing Class, A Cappella Choir, National Honor Society, and National Art Honor Society.  Ella has won over $90,000 in scholarships as an artist and creative thinker.

The Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers – whose post-high school education we will help fund.

Scholarships Won:

Ringling College of Art & Design Presidential Scholarship  $80,000

Taco Bell Live Mas  $10,000

Arts for Life! Scholarship  $1,000

Mentioned in the episode:

Deep Dive Strategy Session

Episode #015 [Scholarship Winner] Creating a Scholarship Video Essay

Episode #001 Turning Summer Experiences into Scholarships

Ringling College of Art & Design

Growing up I never went to an art school…everything I do has come out because I am passionate about what I do.

 

 

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