Scholarship Announcement:

$1,500 Scholarships to be Awarded to 2019 Graduates

The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (www.nawama.org) fosters and promotes awareness and interest in visual art created by women in the United States. We strive to encourage contemporary and emerging artists through exhibitions, educational programs and scholarships. In keeping with its mission, NAWAMA is awarding two $1,500 scholarships to two 2019 graduates.



Eligibility: Any female student who will be graduating from a Massachusetts

High School. The candidate must be attending college in the fall of 2019 with a major in Fine Arts. 

Deadline for submission: April 1, 2019.

You may download the Application Package from this site. For additional information please contact Scholarship Chair Rosalie Cuticchia at rosaliec333@gmail.com 


Rosalie Cuticchia at rosaliec333@gmail.com.


 $1500 Scholarship Application – 2019

The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (nawa- ma.org) is an organization that fosters and promotes awareness of and interest in visual art created by women in the United States. We strive to encourage contemporary and emerg- ing artists through exhibitions of NAWA members, educational programs and scholarships in order to honor and continue the long and important contribution of women to the history of American culture and art.

Eligibility: Any female student who will be graduating from a Massachusetts High School. The candidate must be attending college in the fall of 2019 with a major in Fine Arts.

Deadline for submission: April 1, 2019.

Scholarship Process: The NAWA-MA Scholarship committee will review and evaluate all ap- plications and select two recipients. Each recipient will be notified both by mail and email.Upon acceptance to college, the scholarship winner is responsible for notifying the NAWA- MA Committee Chairperson, Rosalie Cuticchia at rosaliec333@gmail.com of her school ac- ceptance.

Please submit the following via email or U.S. mail to Rosalie Cuticchia at:rosaliec333@gmail.com or NAWAMA Scholarship, 12 Hancock St., Newburyport, MA 01950

  1. Completed Application Form

  2. Images of 3-5 pieces of your original artwork (in any fine art medium; one image per piece) in jpeg format in an email attachment. Please label each image with artist’s last name, title, medium, & dimensions (unframed). Email to rosaliec333@gmail.com.

  3. Essay: Please write 3-4 paragraphs explaining your goals, the reasons you have chosen to pursue a degree in Fine Arts, and why you think you should be chosen as a recipient of this scholarship.

  4. Tell Us About Yourself: In 500 words or less, please explain why you make art. Include in- formation about your art training, background, materials, and process. Also include any art exhibitions, awards, memberships, and anything else you would like us to know about you & your artwork.

  5. Letter of Recommendation: Please submit one letter of recommendation from an art in- structor who knows your work well. Please include the instructor’s contact information.

National Association of Women Artists, Inc.- MA Chapter

2019 Scholarship

Application Form

Name________________________________________________________________________________ Address______________________________________________________________________________ City_________________________________State________________Zip________________________ Date of Birth_________________________________________________________________________ Phone:_______________________________________________________________________________ Email:________________________________________________________________________________

Parent/Guardian/Additional Contact Info: (Name/Address/Phone/email):

_______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________High School: __________________________________

Current G.P.A.: __________________________ List Extra Curricular Activities, Interests,

Hobbies:______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________

Are you currently employed? If yes, where? ___________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ Employer Name and Address: _________________________________________________________ Job Title, Description, Hours per Week: _______________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________

List any volunteer work done over the past 3 years:

List the colleges you are applying to in order of your preference:

What is your intended major?___________________________________________

Have you already been accepted to any colleges yet? If so, list below:

Applicant Signature: ______________________________________ Date: _________________

Please scan and/or mail this form along with your application to Rosalie Cutic- chia at rosaliec333@gmail.com or NAWAMA Scholarship, 12 Hancock St., Newburyport, MA 01950.

National Association of Women Artists, Inc.- MA Chapter

2019 Scholarship Form

Essay

Applicant’s Name:_____________________________________________ Applicant’s High School:________________________________________

Please write 3-4 paragraphs explaining your goals, the reasons you have cho- sen to pursue a degree in Fine Arts, and why you think you should be chosen as a recipient of this scholarship. Please scan and/or mail this form along with your application to Rosalie Cuticchia at rosaliec333@gmail.com or NAWAMA Scholarship, 12 Hancock St., Newburyport, MA 01950.

National Association of Women Artists, Inc.- MA Chapter

2019 Scholarship Application Form

Tell Us about Yourself

Applicant’s Name:________________________________________________ Applicant’s High School:___________________________________________
In 500 words or less, please explain why you make art. Include information about your art training, background, materials you use, and your process. Also, include information about any art exhibitions, awards, memberships, and any- thing else you would like us to know about you and your artwork.
Please scan and/or mail this form along with the rest of your application to Rosalie Cuticchia at rosaliec333@gmail.com or NAWAMA Scholarship, 12 Hancock St., Newburyport, MA 01950

National Association of Women Artists, Inc.- MA Chapter

2019 Scholarship

Letter of Recommendation Form

Applicant’s Name & Phone:______________________________________________ Applicant’s High School:_________________________________________________ Instructor’s Name________________________________________________________ Instructor’s Contact Info: (School and cellphone)__________________________ _________________________________________________________________________

To the Applicant:

Please give this form to an art instructor who knows your work well. Make sure to include the Instructor’s name and contact information. Ask them to return this form to you so that you can include it in your application form. Please scan and/or mail or send this form under separate cover or with your application to Rosalie Cuticchia at rosaliec333@gmail.com or NAWAMA Scholarship, 12 Han- cock St., Newburyport, MA 01950.

To the Instructor: The Applicant listed above is applying for a $1500 Fine Arts scholarship from the MA Chapter of the National Association of Women Artists. Our aim is to encourage emerging women artists in order to honor, help edu- cate, and support women and their contributions to American culture and art. Please use this form to write a letter of recommendation explaining why you think the above listed applicant would be a deserving recipient of this award. You may add additional pages if necessary. Please return this form to the ap- plicant as soon as possible. Thank you for your assistance.

-NAWA-MA Scholarship Committee

(Letter of Recommendation Continued)

Applicant’s Name:________________________________________________________Applicant’s High School:___________________________________________________

(Letter of Recommendation Continued)

Applicant’s Name:________________________________________________________ Applicant’s High School:__________________________________________________