Wake Forest Guild of Artists Scholarship Application - 2023
Link to complete: https://forms.gle/Ers68e8WbhAgZ27X6
Please read the following before submitting.
The Wake Forest Guild of Artists, the visual arts group of ARTS Wake Forest, is providing a scholarship in a
one-time award of $500 to a graduating senior that will attend college for a Visual art based program for
an art based career. The funds should be applied to obtaining materials for the student’s college studio art
classes. This scholarship is reserved for current high school seniors that are residents of Wake Forest, NC
who have been accepted to an accredited college or university for a studio art program including arts
based specialty schools, 4-year, 2-year and community colleges. Eligible candidates live in Wake Forest
and are attending high school in WCPSS, private/parochial schools, and/or home school programs.
Applicants must furnish proof of acceptance to a college/university, proof of their Wake Forest address,
submit a short response essay answering the questions below, and 3-5 artworks. This scholarship may be
combined with tuition assistance, grants, or another scholarship.
The deadline is 11:59pm April 23, 2023.
The scholarship recipient will receive the award in late May of 2023. They will also receive an exhibit of
their submitted artwork at the Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest during the month of June 2023. The
recipient will receive the funds in the form of a Jerry’s Artarama gift card which will be presented at a
reception there that is open to the public. The recipient of the scholarship must allow the WFGA the use of
their picture/artworks and first name in fundraising and promotion of the WFGA Scholarship Fund. If under 18, parental approval must be given.
Submit photos or videos of at least 3, but no more than 5, artworks. They should exhibit your
skills as an artist and represent your most creative/original work. They may be in any of the
media listed below. Please list title, size, and media for your selected works. Photos must be JPEG or
PNG and videos must be MP4.If using Untitled for all, please add a different number for each artwork.
Copyright & Plagiarism - All work submitted to the scholarship must be YOUR original work, meaning
you created the work based on your own ideas. By submitting work to the scholarship, you agree that you
created it and did not copy it from any other person, business, school, or organization. Any work that
infringes anyone’s intellectual property rights will be disqualified. Final submissions and any source
derivatives are subject to all appropriate US copyright laws, with emphasis on having full permissions to
use any prior works of others (photos, etc.) as a component of their submission. Credit must be given to
the work of others (ex: “Photo by John Smith”).
Submit a short response essay by telling us about your artistic journey (max 2 pages which is approximately 1000 words or 4000 characters including spaces):
How did you begin creating art and who/what has helped/inspired your work?
Which art degree are you pursuing and what art based career is your goal?
How will this scholarship help you achieve your goals?
Why did you select the attached artworks (photos or video)? How do they represent your artistic
Artwork submissions may be in the following areas:
Animation Architecture Ceramics Comic Art Design Digital Art
Drawing Fashion Film Glass Illustration Industrial Design
Metal Work Mixed Media Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture
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