21 outstanding high school students at the California State Summer School for the Arts have been awarded Herb Alpert Scholarships for Emerging Young Artists (EYA Awards). These scholarships, ranging from $2,500 to $40,000, help provide aspiring young artists the financial ability to pursue their academic and artistic dreams in higher education.
The California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) is a four-week, residential program attended each summer by 500 high schoolers from throughout the state. Students specialize in one of seven tracks: Animation, Film, Dance, Music, Theater, Creative Writing, or Visual Arts. At the end of the session, one outstanding student from each discipline is awarded a $40,000 scholarship, and two additional students per discipline receive a $2,500 award.