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Grants & Scholarships

scholarshipHGA provides over $4,000 each year in scholarships for students enrolled in accredited academic programs.

HGA also funds several student assistantship grants for study at the biennial Convergence conference.

Grants are available to individual HGA members to study or take workshops.

HGA awards the Teach-It-Forward Grant, available to an individual who does an exceptional job of bringing new people to the craft of weaving or spinning.


HGA and Dendel Scholarships 

Convergence Assistantship Grant

Grants available to HGA members:

2014 Scholarship Recepients:

 

Mitchell


Kate Mitchell

Dendel Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

Kalafut



Natalia Kalafut

HGA Scholarship

 


 


 

2014 Grant Recipients:

Gail Ross - Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant

Sherry Collins - Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant 

Susan Hale - Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant

FiberArts Studio, Stonington, Connecticut -  HGA Teach-It-Forward Grant


 2013 Scholarship Recepients:

 

Lynch


Deanna Lynch

Dendel Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

McCavour



Amanda McCavour

HGA Scholarship

 


 


 


 


 


 

 

2013 Grant Recipients:

Michele O’Reilly — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant

Ann Maxvill  — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant

Ellen Turner  — Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant

Christine Wilkinson  — HGA Teach-It-Forward Grant


2012 Scholarship Recepients:

 Porche

 Rebecca Porche 


Dendel Scholarship

 

 

 

 

Bird



  

Jolie Bird


HGA Scholarship

 

 

 

Press Release—Handweavers Guild of America Announces Scholarship Recipients for 2012: Rebecca Porche and Jolie Bird 

2012 Grant Recipients:

Fatima Akchmar — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant

Hind Akchmar — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant

Ashley Conchieri — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant

Lauren Marie Bryant — Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant

Dena Gartenstein Moses — HGA Teach-It-Forward Grant


2011 Scholarship Recipients:

 

Fraley



Jennifer Fraley 
Dendel Scholarship





 

 

Gunter



Catria Gunter


HGA Scholarship



 


 2011 Grant Recipients:

Dawn Edwards — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant

Dorothy McGuinness — Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant

Suzie Liles — HGA Teach-It-Forward Grant

 

2010 Scholarship Recipients:

 

Earle



Katherine Earle 


Dendel Scholarship



 

  

Hampel



Kate Hampel


HGA Scholarship





 2010 Grant Recipients:

Caroline Stanis-Gage — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant

Linda Schoenmakers — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant

Betty Vera — Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant

Jolene Northrup — HGA Teach-It-Forward Grant

Linda Schoenmakers — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Gran

2009 Scholarship Recipients:

 

Pesola



Kristin Pesola 


Dendel Scholarship





 

 

Azure


Anastasia Azure

HGA Scholarship



 

 

2008 Grant and Scholarship Recipients:

  • Judith Querciagrossa — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant
  • Jóh Ricci — Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant
  • Sue Kohut — HGA/Interweave Press Teach-It-Forward Grant
  • Martine Peters — Dendel Scholarship
  • Heather Marie Macali — HGA Scholarship

2007 Grant and Scholarship Recipients:

  • Ann Maxvill — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant
  • Alison Cooper — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant
  • Cara Young — Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant
  • Syne Mitchell — HGA/Interweave Press Teach-It-Forward GrantAudio_Grant
  • Crystal Gregory — Dendel Scholarship
  • Laura Endacott — HGA Scholarship
  • Michael Radyk — HGA Scholarship

2006 Grant and Scholarship Recipients:

  • Karen Donde — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant
  • Peg Houseman — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant
  • Jacque Callis — Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant
  • Felicitous Sloves — HGA/Interweave Press Teach-It-Forward Grant
  • Allison Cooper — Dendel Scholarship
  • Shelley Scolosky — HGA Scholarship

2005 Grant and Scholarship Recipients:

  • Suanne M. Pasquarella — Mearl K. Gable, II Memorial Grant
  • Moira M. Forsythe — Silvio and Eugenia Petrini Grant
  • Karen Kitchen — HGA/Interweave Press Teach-It-Forward Grant
  • Joan Swift — Dendel Scholarship
  • Alison Greene — HGA Scholarship

2004 Grant and Scholarship Recipients:

  • Jennifer Sara Pellman Topper — Petrini Grant
  • Virginia B. Ricard — Mearl K. Gable, II, Memorial Grant
  • Adrian Argie Roadman — Mearl K. Gable, II, Memorial Grant
  • Pauline Verbeek-Cowart — Mearl K. Gable, II, Memorial Grant
  • Sandra Hinderliter — HGA/Interweave Press Teach-It-Forward Grant
  • Susan Liles — Dendel Scholarship
  • Rowland Ricketts, III — HGA Scholarship

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