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Williamsburg, VA 23187-0388
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2019 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 2019 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 deliver it with your portfolio 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.

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

 

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.


Scholarship applications & portfolios must be delivered to
Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center by 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

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The portfolios will be reviewed by a jury committee and finalists may be invited for an interview. All portfolios will be returned.

Gallery hours:  Tues – Saturday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. & Sunday, 1:00-4:00 pm.

Location:  110 Westover Avenue, Williamsburg
(The Blue building at the corner of Lafayette Street and Westover Avenue)

Phone:  757-229-4949    Email:  visitWCAC@gmail.com

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