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Scholarship

Scholarships 

The Dendel Scholarship and the HGA Scholarship together provide over $4000 each year in scholarships for students enrolled in accredited academic programs in the United States and Canada.  Both scholarships funds are for furthering education in the field of fiber arts, including training for research, textile history and conservation.  Scholarships are awarded on artistic and technical excellence rather than financial need. 

Supporting Material for Scholarship Applications

Letters of Recommendation

Two letters of recommendation from people who are knowledgeable of your work and work habits. Must include their daytime number and email address.

Official Transcripts

Official Transcripts must be sent to the HGA office from at least the most recent universtiy/college.

 Images

DIgital images only. Images of completed work must be .jpgs using the maximum quality setting with at leaset 300ppi. Length on the long side of the image should be approximately 3000 pixels in order to have a clear, large image. Images may be color corrected to accurately represent the work but not enhanced in any way.  The artist's name must not be visible on the digital image. The images of accepted work will become the property of HGA and may be used for HGA publications and other promotional purposes. Email the images, 16 or fewer images, to Membership@WeaveSpinDye.org.

Entries must include the following information on a separate sheet (Image Record): image number, image name, size of work, mateial used, techique, and photo credit.

 

The Dendel Scholarship

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These scholarships are for each academic year through the HGA and Dendel Scholarship Funds.  Students enrolled in accreditied undergraduate or graduate programs in the U.S., its possessions, and Canada are eligible. The Dendel Scholarships may be used for tuition as well as materials or travel determined on a case-by-case basis. The application deadline is April 1 of each year.

Dendel Scholarship Application

 

 

The HGA Scholarship

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These scholarships are for each academic year through the HGA and Dendel Scholarship Funds.  Students enrolled in accreditied undergraduate or graduate programs in the U.S., its possessions, and Canada are eligible. The HGA scholarship is for tuition only. The application deadline is April 1 of each year.

HGA Scholarship Application

 

 

 

For more information please contact the Handweavers Guild of America 

Email: Membership@WeaveSpinDye.org

Telephone: 678-730-0010