Are you planning to pursue higher education in the arts? The Howard County Arts Council’s 2016 Arts Scholarship Application is now available. The Howard County Arts Council will award a minimum of $10,000 in scholarship funds to students entering college in the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholarships must be used for enrollment in an accredited college program for a degree in the arts. Awards will be made in the minimum amount of $1,000 and may be used for tuition and fees only. Applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision in March 2016. Prospective applicants should visit hcac.culturegrants.org to initiate the application process. Contact the Howard County Arts Council at 410-313-2787 or email info@hocoarts.org for more information.