The Santander Arena Greater Reading Arts & Entertainment Scholarship will be awarded again this year to a Greater Reading area high school graduate who is pursuing or continuing further education in the area of arts or entertainment including but not limited to music, performance art, sports management, entertainment business, music business, et al. 

Two students will be awarded a scholarship for $2000 per year for four years depending on if the student maintains a 3.0 grade point average.

 Criteria for scholarship application: 

  • Student must be accepted to or continuing in a 4 year program of study pursuing a degree in the Performing Arts, Entertainment or Sports Management curriculum.

  • Student must be a graduate of a Berks County high school, pursuing their undergraduate degree.

  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA

  • Student must show active participation or involvement in activities, clubs, and/or workforce directly related to program of study.

 * Family members of SMG Reading and Berks County Convention Center Authority employees are not eligible.

 The application must be received or postmarked by March 31, 2019.
Return applications to: Santander Arena 

Postal Mail:
Attn: Scholarship
700 Penn Street
Reading, PA 19602

Attn: Scholarship

Subject: Scholarship

Please direct any questions to Matt Christine, 610.898.7214 or

Click below to download the application for the Santander Arena Scholarship.