In keeping with our mission to encourage and financially support the artistic endeavors of young people, the Pinellas Park Art Society is pleased to award a $1,500 Scholarship for the Fall 2023 semester to a deserving student who either intends to be, or is currently enrolled in a school of higher learning to pursue the study of visual arts.
This scholarship program is open to all Pinellas County students attending public or private schools, and to home-schooled students. The scholarship is based on artistic abilities and fulfillment of the application requirements. Students demonstrating financial need may be given preference.
In addition, the winning student will receive a one-year Pinellas Park Art Society membership, with the ability to network with over 150 artists, receive information about upcoming exhibitions and workshops, and participate in the Society activities.
To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Please go to https://www.pinellaseducation.org, click initiatives tab, click scholarships.
Pinellas Park Art Society
5851 Park Blvd N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
The application must be received by January 15th, 2023.
Submit a statement, 500 words or less, about your career goals, including a description of college plans, intended major, and any additional information you feel would be helpful, such as art experience, community service, work experience, and extracurricular activities.
Include a portfolio of photographed letter-size copies of five pieces of your original artwork, and note on each copy you name, the title, medium and size of the original piece. If submitting application online, please mail copies of artwork separately.
Prior to actual award of the scholarship, the recipient must provide:
The Pinellas Park Art Society Scholarship Committee will notify the winner by April 15th, 2023. The scholarship will be awarded at a special meeting of the Art Society on June 15th, 2023. Winner must attend in order to receive the award, and must be prepared to bring several pieces of original artwork for exhibit at the meeting.
Scholarship funds will be deposited directly into the student’s college account and are designated for use only toward tuition, fees, books and supplies.
Direct any questions to the Scholarship Chair,