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The Bloomingdale Artists Association (BAA) is pleased to offer one $1,000.00 scholarship to a qualified applicant pursuing a Visual Fine Arts Degree. The scholarship is co-funded by the BAA and Masterpiece Framing of Bloomingdale. Residents of DuPage County and the surrounding area are encouraged to apply.
The applicant must be a senior in high school or 18 years or older. The scholarship award will be applied to 2022 college/art school tuition; the award recipient must participate in the 2022 BAA Member Exhibit. *
Applicant must provide:
1. Name, address, phone number, email address and birth date.
2. Letter of reference from art teacher.
3. Recent school transcript.
4. One page essay which addresses “What inspires you to create art?”
5. Up to three images of the applicant’s work. Images shall be printed on, or attached to an 8.5 by 11-inch sheet. Please include the title and the medium of each art work.
The application packet should be mailed or delivered to:
The Bloomingdale Artists Association
C/O Masterpiece Framing
109 South Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Applications received after the deadline date of April 1, 2022 will not be considered.
The $1,000 scholarship is a ONE TIME award; funds will be mailed directly to the school. The award recipient will provide the school name and mailing address.
*Details on BAA Member Exhibit:
Exhibit will be held April 9 through May 7 at the Bloomingdale Park District Museum, 108 S. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108. Selected work(s) of award recipient will be included in the exhibit, and he/she is encouraged to attend the Artists Reception. Date to be confirmed.
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