Leonard P. Roberts Memorial Scholarship


The Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship was established in 1993 in honor of Mr. Roberts, who was Chairman of the Dayton Performing Arts Fund (now Culture Works) at the time of his death. Since the first scholarships were awarded in 1994, $353,592 from the Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship Fund has been provided to 186 students to assist them in their educational pursuits.
Culture Works is pleased to offer scholarships to students who demonstrate participation in and patronage of the arts. Candidates must be graduating high school seniors living in the Dayton Region (Butler, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble or Warren County) or college students at any level who live in and attend college in the Dayton Region. Priority will be given to students majoring in arts disciplines, business, and engineering; however, all majors may apply. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 – $4,000.
Scholarship Criteria:
• Plan to be a full-time student for the entire upcoming academic year
• Demonstrate participation in the arts
• Demonstrate financial need
• Have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
How to Apply:
The 2017 scholarship application is now closed. Applicants will be notified regarding the status of their applications in April 2017. Information regarding the 2018 scholarship application will be available in the fall.