College Scholarship Program
WCA/NH 2019 Scholarship Winner!
Alexandra is a freshman illustration major at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Much of her work revolves around character design, female empowerment, and fantastical theming. She works in many mediums, but her favorite is watercolor, Copic marker, and mixed media.
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The 2020 WCA/NH Annual Scholarship
We will be accepting applications for the 2020 Women’s Caucus for Art/New Hampshire Chapter (WCA/NH) Annual Scholarship, in February 2020. to be awarded to a deserving female undergraduate student majoring in the visual arts, at a degree-granting New Hampshire college or university. The student must be a full-time resident of New Hampshire and the deadline is April 1, 2020.
Sign up for EntryThingy, our online application, beginning February 2020. Upload images and fill out all info.
Be sure to include in your Artist Statement: your Current School, Major, whether you are Full or Part time, Anticipated Graduation Date, and Current Status.
- A female undergraduate student majoring in the visual arts at a degree-granting, accredited New Hampshire college or university.
- The student must be a full-time resident of New Hampshire.
- High School students are not eligible.
- You must be currently enrolled in a college or university.
- Submissions must be entered or postmarked by midnight April 1, 2019.
- Winner notification by May 1, 2019.
$1,000 College Scholarship plus a one-year membership in WCA/NH, including exhibition opportunities. The $1,000 Scholarship is payable to your school upon confirmation of enrollment. Payment will be made to the Bursars Office by winner’s next semester.
Since 2005, WCA/NH has annually awarded a $1000 scholarship to a female student meeting the above criteria and showing artistic merit and promise. Please spread the word to your friends.
WCA/NH Scholarship History
Since 2005, the New Hampshire Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA/NH) has awarded an annual scholarship of $1,000 to a female NH resident majoring in the visual arts at a NH college or university and showing artistic merit and promise. The scholarship also awards a one-year membership in WCA/NH, which includes access to exhibition opportunities and other programs. WCA/NH receives over a dozen applicants from across the state each year, and their portfolios are judged by WCA/NH Board members representing different disciplines in the visual arts. Each year’s Annual Scholarship Program begins in February and submissions are accepted throughout the Spring. Judging takes place in April. Funds for the annual scholarship are raised through donations. Click here to contribute!
Past WCA/NH College Scholarship Winners
2018 Paige Benshemer, of Brentwood NH, majoring in Studio Art Colby-Sawyer College. 2017: Allison Carrasquillo and Mindi Holland, both studying at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH. 2016: Helena Akhtar, from Manchester, NH, studying Photography at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. 2015: Bonnie Farren is a student at the New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord. 2014: Hannah Smith of Plymouth, NH. She is a junior at Plymouth State University majoring in Printmaking. 2013: Kayla Bernier of Silver Lake, NH, attended Plymouth State University majoring in Graphic Design with minors in Media Studies and Photography. 2012: Marissa Maitland, of Manchester NH, attended the New Hampshire Institute of Art as a Painting major, was awarded the 2012 Scholarship award of $1,000. 2011: Jillian St. Pierre of Hooksett, NH, attending New Hampshire Institute of Art as a Ceramics Major.
List of Eligible Institutions
Colby-Sawyer College · Dartmouth College · Franklin Pierce College · Greatt Bay Community College · Keene State College · Lakes Region Community College · Lebanon College · Manchester Community College · New England College · New Hampshire Institute of Art · New Hampshire Technical Institute Concord · Mount Washington College · Plymouth State University · Rivier College · Southern New Hampshire University · St. Anselm College University of New Hampshire
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