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Washington County Maryland Scholarships

Jean Cushwa Art Scholarship :


High School: all, Barbara Ingram School for the Arts, Boonsboro High School, Clear Spring High School, Hancock High School, nontraditional, North Hagerstown High School, Smithsburg High School, South Hagerstown High School, Washington County Technical High School, WCPS, Williamsport High School


Sponsored by the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, this scholarship will go to one graduating high school senior who resides in Washington County, Maryland. The student must plan to pursue a career in visual art, art history, art education, design, architecture or museum studies. Funds are to be used to support tuition and fees for the first year of college.

To apply: Please submit, no later than May 3rd, a letter of interest, a copy of your current transcript and one letter of recommendation from a teacher or school counselor. Application materials must include the following information to support the selection criteria:

* Your complete personal data (name, address, email, etc.)

* School and date of graduation

* College you will attend, and start date

* Chosen Major/Course of study

* High School Activities:

o Transcript and/or Grade Report:

o Organizations and activities, including leadership positions

o Academic and/or art honors, school awards, or recognitions:

o Volunteer community service (note if beyond 75 hours required for Student Service Learning)

o Community recognitions, honors or awards:

* A brief description of your career goals in the visual arts or museum studies

* A letter of reference from your high school art teacher or counselor

Send complete application packet to:

Jean Cushwa Art Scholarship

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

401 Museum Drive

P.O. Box 423

Hagerstown, MD 21741

The winner will be announced at the Public School Art Awards Ceremony on Thursday evening, May 18, from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

*This website is provided as a service to students in Washington County, Maryland. Every effort is made to provide current information. Further research by the student may be necessary.

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