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2019 Visual Arts Scholarship Program

Heritage Quilters of Huntsville (HQH), Alabama, is offering three visual arts scholarships for the 2019-2020 college year, totaling $2,000 in scholarship funds. The scholarships are:


Jeanne Prevost Leadership in Art Scholarship -- $500 scholarship to a high school student who has shown leadership in their art studies.


Dene Hines Scholastic Art Scholarship -- $500 scholarship to a high school student who has studied art throughout their middle school and high school years.


Pat Kyser Excellence in Art -- $1,000 scholarship to a college student currently attending undergraduate or graduate school, and who is majoring in a visual art program.

Applicants do not have to be quilters. They also do not have to be an HQH guild member or related to anHQH guild member. But applications will be ranked on a point system and extra points will be given to those applicants who have a relative listed as a current HQH member in good standing. These are year-to-year scholarships that will be presented at the May HQH meeting in the form of a check made out to the recipient for the use toward tuition or fees required for enrollment or attendance at the educational institution of choice, or for fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at the

educational institution. The recipients and their families will be invited to attend the meeting.


Eligibility Requirements


High school applicants must be residents of Madison County, and/or enrolled in a public or private school in Madison County (and its cities). College applicants must have their primary residence in Madison County. Exceptions to the residential requirement will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis providing the applicant is a resident of a North Alabama county where one or more members of HQH reside. Applicants must complete the HQH scholarship application, to include a transcript, a letter of recommendation from an art teacher, two photographic examples of their work and a 250-plus word essay on "What Quilting Means to Me." Applicants will be ranked by a point system.


Applicants must be pursuing an education in a visual arts program, to include, but not limited to, digital animation, graphic design, painting and drawing, photography, print making, sculpture, ceramics or textile arts.


Applicant must be accepted to a two-year or four-year institution of higher learning.


Applications must be received by Friday, April 12.

They should be mailed to

HQH Scholarship,

P.O. Box 14382

Huntsville, Alabama 35815

Questions pertaining to this application should be sent to Kari Hawkins

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