The Emily Eliot-Gaines Memorial Performance Scholarship

It is our honor to award and administer the Emily Eliot-Gaines Memorial Performance Scholarship.  This scholarship fund has been set up to honor the life and memory of this exceptional person by helping other young persons pursue their college aspirations.

The Emily Eliot-Gaines Memorial Performance Scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000-$1,500 to a student who exhibits academic achievement, good character, active participation in school and community extra-curricular activities and plans to pursue a performance major in college, with preference given to theater majors and students with financial need.

If you would like to contribute to this ongoing scholarship in memory of Emily, please mail donations to:

Asheville City Schools Foundation
PO Box 3196
Asheville, NC 28802

Attn:  Emily Eliot-Gaines Memorial Scholarship

On behalf of the Foundation board members, the students of the Asheville City Schools and the family of Emily Eliot-Gaines, please accept our sincere appreciation for your thoughtful consideration.

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