Elene J. Freer Art Scholarship (Sponsored by Muskoka Arts & Craft) provides
$1,200 cash for each year of study to a maximum of four years of study at a
recognized university, college or another form of post-secondary education to a
secondary school student from Muskoka who is continuing with a post-secondary
education in the visual arts or craft field.
also includes a membership with Muskoka Arts & Crafts for each year of study
and one free entry in the Spring Members' Show.
application must include a portfolio, letter of intent, copy of your university
or collegeís acceptance letter and contact information for yourself in Muskoka
as well as when you are at school.
The portfolio is your
opportunity to present a visual representation of your artistic development,
potential, interests and creative explorations.
work you submit should be a thoughtful selection of those pieces that you wish
the committee to consider when assessing your application. Select work that
indicates your seriousness in applying as well as your level of maturity,
self-motivation and commitment to a visual arts education.
portfolio should contain original work, any of your self-initiated projects as
well as your response to class assignments. Between ten and twenty works
must be included.
submit your portfolio on a CD or memory stick. The jpg images should show your
work to its best advantage. If it is not possible to submit a digital portfolio,
please contact Muskoka Arts & Crafts to discuss the submission of original
LETTER OF INTENT∑
letter of intent should be approximately 500 words in length. It should describe
past achievements, short and long-term goals, the reasons for pursuing a
post-secondary education in the visual arts and your expectations of this
copy of the letter of acceptance for post secondary education must be included.
with your application, a current contact address and telephone number for you in
Muskoka as well as for when you are at school.
DEADLINE & DELIVERY LOCATION
deadline is June 4, 2016 Your application must be delivered to the Chapel
Gallery, located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge, during its hours of
operation, which are Tuesday to Saturday, from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. It
may also be mailed to Muskoka Arts & Crafts, Box 376, Bracebridge, Ontario,
any given year, the jury reserves the right not to grant the Muskoka Arts &
Craftsí Student Art Award. The decisions of the jury are final.
is the studentís responsibility to contact Muskoka Arts & Crafts at the
beginning of September to provide proof that he or she is registered and
containing in a post-secondary education in the visual arts.
must be in your graduating year of high school or have graduated within the
past year and be pursuing a post-secondary education in the visual arts at a
recognized university, college or another form of post-secondary education.
must be attending or have attended high school in Muskoka.
first yearís award cheque is issued near the end of August. In order to
receive it, you will need to provide a letter from the registrarís office
confirming your year of study along with a list of the courses.
each year of study that this award covers, you will need to provide a letter
from the registrarís office confirming your year of study along with a
list of the courses. This letter is due at the beginning of September.
Failure to submit this letter will result in the suspension of this funding.
you change majors or begin studying in a field other than the visuals arts
or craft field, this will disqualify you from receiving the funding.
you discontinue your studies, then this funding will cease.
If you have any
additional questions, please contact Muskoka Arts & Crafts.