Empowering an Aspiring Artist
2014 Jerry's Artarama Art Scholarship
This year, with the help of our sponsors, to empower an aspiring artist, we are offering a financial award of $5,000* as well as $500 in art supplies from JerrysArtarama.com to a Graduate Student, Undergraduate Students or High School Senior who is going into the arts! We will also provide a supply pack full of art supplies, worth up to $250, to the students chosen school's Art Department!
There are two ways to apply!
Students - Nominate Yourself: Are you a student in a fine art program or are you headed into one? All you have to do is fill out the form, tell us your story, and show us your work!
Teachers - Nominate a Student: Teachers, do you have a student who is aspiring to be an artist? Nominate them and, if your student is awarded the scholarship, your class will receive a $250 Supply Pack as well! (Pick from Watercolor, Oils, Drawing or Acrylics)
Scholarship Value: One $5000 non-renewable scholarship will be awarded to be used towards tuition and fees required by the educational institution. In addition, a $500 eGift Card to JerrysArtarama.com will be provided to the student for supplies. The scholarship is open to any art & design students (US Residents only) that are currently enrolled in or entering a full-time undergraduate or graduate program for the 2014/2015 school year (Proof of enrollment or acceptance letter is required). One Art Supply Pack ($250 value) will be provided directly to the student's art department. In the event that a teacher nominated the winning student, said teacher will also receive an Art Supply Pack ($250 value) for their classroom.
Please note: all payments will be made in US dollars. Scholarship checks are sent directly to the university, college or art school, where the student will study, to be used for qualifying tuition expenses (tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment) required by the educational institution. Distribution will not be made directly to scholarship recipients. $500 eGift Card will be emailed to recipient at the email address provided and is only redeemable on JerrysArtarama.com. Value and contents of supply packs are to be determined based upon winners needs, but are not to exceed $250 in retail value. All prizes are not transferable, including Jerry's Gift Cards. Any taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. No substitutions or cash redemptions allowed. Jerry's Artarama reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize is not available.
Prizes are not redeemable for cash or credit at any time and cannot be changed in any way by contest participants. Sponsor reserves the right to change this contest in any way at any time. If winner is unable to accept the prize as stated, prize will be forfeited in its entirety and another winner may be selected at Sponsor's discretion.
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Deadline & Application:
Submit your application through the following Link: http://bit.ly/1pea59X All entrants must submit an essay, in 4,000 characters or less, telling us your story.
Students: Why do you want to be an artist? What inspired you to do so? What do the arts mean to you? What are your future plans within the Art community?
Teachers: Why should this student receive the scholarship? How have they shown commitment to the arts? What are their future plans? How are they working towards becoming an artist?
In addition, examples of the student's artwork must be provided. All work must be in the discipline in which you are pursuing a degree. If you are an incoming freshman you can show examples of any creative work that you have. All artwork should be labeled with artist's name, title of artwork, media, dimensions, and year completed. All entries must be received (not postmarked) in completion by October 31, 2014. Late applications will be disqualified.
Additional Information Required:
- Email Address
- Phone Number
- Birth Date
- Permanent Address
- School Attending for 2014/2015 School Year
- Grade Level for 2014/2015 School Year
- Degree Sought/Area of Study
Applicants/Nominees must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the design/visual arts disciplines such as painting, drawing, sketching, illustration (excluding fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts) and plan to enter a career in the creative professions. They must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at qualifying colleges, universities or art institutions in the United States for the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 academic year and intend on maintaining full-time status for the entire year. Employees of Jerry's Artarama Management Corporation, its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies and advertising and promotion agencies, and the families and/or household members of each of the above are not eligible. Entries are limited to one per person and one per email address per award.
Mailing references: We prefer that you use the link that is provided to apply online. However, if you are unable to do so you may mail the completed application and images to us at Jerry's Artarama, attn: Scholarship, 6104 Maddry Oaks Court, Raleigh, NC 27616. Applications and Images will be unable to be returned.
Selection & Notification:
Entries will be evaluated by a jury of creative professionals and a winner chosen based up the criteria previously set forth with emphasis on the essay and artwork submitted. The winner will be chosen in November 2014 and will be notified via email during the same time frame.