Retsy Lauer Visual Art College and Pre-College Scholarships
Education Foundation of Sarasota County
Award: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2024

Two scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each will be awarded to two Pine View School students enrolling in either:
1) a pre-college 2024 fine arts summer program (only for underclassmen – 10th or 11th grades), or
2) enrolling in an accredited art school, college, or university for the 2024-2024 school year (for graduating seniors).

This a one-time scholarship and will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Must be a Pine View School student
  • Graduating senior students must be enrolling in an accredited art school, college, or university in Fall 2024;
    underclassmen must be enrolling in a pre-college program at an accredited art school, college, or university in the summer of 2024
  • Student must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Student must demonstrate artistic ability as evidenced by the submission of a sample portfolio (film and/or video mediums are also accepted) and artist’s statement
  • Student must include any past recognitions, honors, or awards
  • Student must demonstrate community involvement and extracurricular activities
  • Application and sample artwork must be submitted online by creating a user ID here



Important Information

What high schools does this scholarship apply to? Pine View School
Number of Available Awards: 2
Intended Major:
Scholarship Criteria: Pine View Sophomore, Junior or Senior with demonstrated artistic ability
Scholarship Location: Local
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum SAT Score:
Minimum ACT Score:
Is the scholarship renewable? No
How to Renew: N/A
Is an essay required? Yes
Are service hours required? No

Organization Information

Heather Ferrigno
(941) 927-0965
1960 Landings Blvd #120
Sarasota, FL

Additional Information

Ethnic Background:
National Origin:
Student Groups:
Grades: 10th, 11th or 12th
Class Rank:
Talents: Art