Elko County Art Club Student Scholarship

This scholarship is granted to a student graduating from an Elko County High School and planning to continue their education in a field of art.

The scholarship is in the amount of $1,000.00, which can be used toward tuition, books and supplies.

Instructions and Information

Applicants are required to:

  • Submit an application.
  • Provide a written recommendation from a teacher.
  • Supply three (3) pieces of artwork, framed and/or completed with hanging clips/cord/wire or display stand, to the Art Club Scholarship Committee.
  • The work or matted hardcopy photos (including printouts of photographed or scanned work) may be shipped or mailed. If doing so, please insure your work.
  • Sign releases to permit display of the artwork at the Elko County Art Club Gallery through May 14, 2022.
  • Submittals can be until 3:00 PM on April 15, 2022.
    • The ECAC Gallery is at 407 Railroad Street, Elko.
    • Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM; call 738-8170 to confirm a host is there.
  • CDC protocols allowing, a reception for the scholarship applicants will be held from 3:00-4:30 PM on Saturday, May 14.
  • Winners will be announced at that time. Parents and friends are encouraged to attend – a raffle will be held. Light refreshments will be served.
  • The works can be retrieved by the artist following the reception.

The scholarship recipient is required to:

  • Provide the selected school with contact information for the Elko County Art Club.
  • Enroll in at least one (1) art class at the selected school.
  • Ask the school to contact the Elko County Art Club as described below.

The selected school is requested to:

  • Write to the Treasurer, Elko County Art Club for release of scholarship funds.
  • This letter is to include a copy of the student’s schedule verifying art class enrollment.
    • A check then will be sent to the school on behalf of the student, to be used for tuition, books and supplies.
  • The contact email address is: ecacelko@gmail.com.
  • The website is: www.elkocountyarts.org.
  • Also https://www.facebook.com/ElkoCountyArtClub.

This scholarship is granted to a student graduating from an Elko County High School and planning to continue their education in a field of art.

  

Link to the application packet.