Leonard P. Roberts Memorial Scholarship


Congratulations to the 14 students who were awarded Culture Works Leonard P. Roberts Scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year! 

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, more than $400,000 from the Leonard P. Roberts Scholarship Fund has been provided to 200 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 most recent application deadline was March 9, 2018. Dates for the next application cycle will be posted in fall 2018.