In a ceremony held on Monday, 24.3.14, in Haifa Municipality's Conference Hall, Haifa Arts Foundation handed out 45 music scholarships to outstanding students of the five music centers in Haifa:
Yuval Music Center Haifa, under the direction of Mr. Ran Polsky
The Dunie Weizman Conservatory, under the direction of Mrs. Jane Gutman
The Samuel Rubin Conservatory, under the direction of Mr. Gidi Habert
Alcarmel Music Association, under the direction of Mr. Albert Ballan
The ceremony was attended by:
- Mrs. Hedva Almog - Deputy and Substitute Mayor of Haifa
- Mrs. Bracha Sela – Substitute Chair of the Foundation's Board, who hosted
- Mrs. Aviva Spigelstein – Foundation Director
And by Foundation Board members:
- Mrs. Rina Ben Natan
- Prof. Dana Yosef
- Dr. Hatem Khoury
Five additional scholarships were awarded to other outstanding students (one from each music center), in memory of the late Naphtali Porat, who was a member of the Foundation Board since 2001 and died in February 2012.
The ceremony was held with the participation of students and their families, the teachers, and administrators from the various music centers.