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2021 ART SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
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Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center is offering $2,000 in art scholarships to graduating seniors residing in the Williamsburg/James City County and Bruton District of York County School Districts. The minimum scholarship award will be $500. Students planning to attend a college or art school in the Fall 2021 with art as a major part of their studies are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students must be enrolled in a college or art school in order to receive the scholarship funds.
Print this completed form and mail it with your digital portfolio (flash drive or CD) to Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center at the address listed below. If you need more space than is provided on this form, please use additional pages and attach them to your application.
Application deadline has been extended to Friday, June 11th.

Note: WCAC is closed during the Coronavirus Stay-at-Home order. Please DO NOT mail or deliver your application to the gallery. Please Print and Mail the application, portfolio & letters of recommendation to:
WCAC, c/o Karen Schwartz, 5 Seasons Court, Williamsburg, VA 23188.

NAME:

ADDRESS:

CITY, ZIP:

EMAIL:

PHONE:

SCHOOL:

Bruton H.S.       
Jamestown H.S.

Lafayette H.S.
Providence Classical School
Walsingham Academy

Warhill H.S. 
Williamsburg Christian Academy
Home School

Art Teacher:

Have you already been accepted to an art school or college?    YES   NO  

Please list the school/college you plan to attend:

Application status:

College/School

Accepted 
Wait List 
Application Pending

Address/City/State

Intended Major

If you've not yet decided on which school you will attend, please indicate those you have applied to:

College/School

Accepted 
Wait List 
Application Pending

Address/City/State

Intended Major

   

College/School

Accepted 
Wait List 
Application Pending

Address/City/State

Intended Major

   

College/School

Accepted 
Wait List 
Application Pending

Address/City/State

Intended Major

 

Please attach additional pages if your responses do not fit in the space provided.

Art Background:

Describe your current art courses and/or activities:

List and describe the art courses you've taken in previous terms. (include term & year)

List any art-related activities/organizations/clubs in which you've participate: (include term & year)

Have you received any awards or prizes for your art? YES NO
If yes, please describe:
 

ESSAY QUESTION:  On a separate page, please describe your art and what it means to you.  What role do you anticipate art will play in your life?  Describe your favorite art project.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

PORTFOLIO OF RECENT WORK:  Along with this completed application, please provide a Digital Portfolio (CD or Thumb-drive) with images of your recent art work including 8-15 pieces representing each of the areas of art that you're concentrating in. (e.g., painting, drawing, pottery). 

TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION:  Please provide two letters of recommendation, at least one of which should be from someone who can comment on your interest and ability in art.


Note: WCAC will be closed during the Coronavirus self-isolation period, therefore, please mail the Scholarship Applications, Portfolios, and letters of recommendation to the Scholarship Chairperson, Karen Schwartz at:
WCAC, c/o Karen Schwartz, 5 Seasons Court, Williamsburg, VA 23188.
Applications must arrive by Friday, June 11, 2020.


GET A .PDF OR WORD VERSION OF THIS APPLICATION FORM

The Portfolios will be reviewed by a jury committee. All portfolios will be returned.

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