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Phyllis M. Klein Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY

An applicant for the Phyllis Klein Scholarship must be a graduating senior planning to continue his/her education in a fiber art or fine art field. The applicant must have completed at least one course in sewing, textiles, design, and/or art during high school.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION

All application materials must be received by [to be determined], 2019.

The Warwick Valley Quilt Guild offers a scholarship to a graduating high school senior planning to pursue an education in the field of fiber arts (including majors such as textile arts, fashion design, fashion marketing) and fine arts (including such majors as painting, sculpture, graphic art).

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. On a separate sheet of paper, applicants must answer fully each of the questions posed on the application page.

  2. Applicants must include at least 2 letters of recommendation acknowledging the quality of work done for recent classes/projects in the field of fiber or fine arts.

  3. Applicants must send at least 1 sample of their work in a clear photograph as well as include a written description/explanation of the work sample. A DVD can be substituted for the photograph, but a written description must be included.

SELECTION

The members of the Warwick Valley Quilt Guild Scholarship Committee will determine the selection of the winner.

AWARD

This year’s award is $1000. Amounts may vary from year to year based on available funds.

PRESENTATION
The scholarship will be announced and presented to the winner by a member of the Warwick Valley Quilt Guild.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

The scholarship need not be awarded in any year where none of the applicants is considered by the committee as meeting the stated qualifications.

Please return all materials to: Jo-Ann Scherer, c/o Warwick Valley Quilt Guild, P.O. Box 23, Warwick, NY 10990

APPLICATION  PROCEDURE

PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

  • What is your name?

  • What is/are the name(s) of your parent(s)/guardian(s)?

  • What is your complete home address?

  • What is your home telephone number?

  • What high school will you be graduating from in June?

  • What is the complete address of your high school?

  • What is your guidance counselor’s name and work telephone number?

QUALIFYING INFORMATION:

  • Describe your field of interest within the fiber or fine arts and summarize your learning and experiences within this field during your 4 years of high school.

  • Discuss your future plans, including proposed college/school and major area of study. Include details regarding where you have applied/been accepted.

  • Describe what you have done/learned outside of the school environment that will support your future goals.

  • Explain why you believe you will be successful in your chosen field. Be specific by giving concrete examples.

  • Discuss any paid or volunteer work you have done that relates to your field of interest within the fiber arts or fine arts.