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CHS VAPA Scholar Award Applications

CHS VAPA Scholar Award Information
Deadline to submit application: Graduating seniors may complete this form to apply for VAPA Scholar Award eligibility. Deadline to submit this form is February 9, 2024. Applicants will be notified by March 1, 2024 if they are eligible for the award or not.
Award Requirements:
  • Applicant must be in good standing satisfying all graduation requirements
  • Applicant must have attended CHS their entire junior and senior year
  • Applicant must have an overall weighted cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher for BLUE AWARD OR an overall weighted  cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher for GOLD AWARD
  • Applicant must have completed 50 or more Visual and/or Performing Art credits with a “B” or better in each for BLUE AWARD OR must have completed 60 or more Visual and/or Performing Art credits with an “A” or better in each for the GOLD AWARD
  • 5 VAPA credits must have been completed each semester of senior year. Only full-year enrollment in courses is accepted in the senior year.
  • “Academic Mentor” for a VAPA class (6119VP) can count for up to 10 Units for BLUE AWARD OR up to 20 Units for GOLD AWARD if taken concurrently (during the same year) with a qualifying VAPA course. 
  • Applicant must receive a recommendation from a current California High School VAPA teacher
  • Applicant must attach to this application a current transcript with cumulative GPA listed and completed qualifying VAPA classes highlighted
List of Qualifying CHS Visual and Performing Art Classes:
  • Architectural Design 1
  • Yearbook
  • Studies in Music
  • Choral Music 1, 2, & 3
  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Music Theory AP
  • Drill Team
  • Color Guard
  • Stage Band
  • Concert Band
  • Marching Band
  • Beg. Band Instruments
  • Concert Orchestra
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Jazz Band
  • Dance 1, 2, 3, & 4
  • Art 1, 2, & 3
  • Art Workshop
  • 3-D Art and Design
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP Art History
  • Ceramics 1 & 2
  • ROP Digital Photo 1 & 2
  • Theater Arts
  • Advanced Theater Arts
  • Theater Workshop
  • Video & Cinematic Arts
  • Academic Mentor for VAPA (6119VP)