The Marshfield School of Weaving, Inc. is pleased to announce the formation of a scholarship fund that offers educational and research assistance to students interested in textile history and production. Scholarships will cover part of class tuition and/or time spent on research projects at the Marshfield School of Weaving or the Marshfield Center for Textile Research. The Scholarship recipients will be expected to share their experience in a format that might include a presentation at a MSW Seminar or Workshop, an article in the MSW Newsletter, or a textile sample with description for the MSW library.
Who May Apply: Students from beginners to advanced skills may apply for a scholarship. Applicant will not be judged on the quality of your writing or the quality of your weaving or spinning. Scholarship award is based on merit, skills and demonstrated interest in handweaving and textiles. Note: Previous Scholarship recipients may apply for subsequent awards.
Scholarship Schedule: We are now accepting scholarship applications at any time throughout our calendar year and will continue to do so until the funds for each year have been allocated. Applicants will be notified a week after their application is received as to whether they have been awarded a scholarship.
Application: Please tell us your story in 400 words or less: Who are you and why you want to study at MSW. Your interest and experience with textile production - weaving, spinning, dyeing or other fiber arts. Include any information that will help us understand your interest and commitment to learn more about textile production and textile history. Have you taken other textile classes - if so, what and where? The reason(s) you want to learn a particular skill or take a specific class. How this class or experience will help you reach your goals. Please include a 1-page resume with relevant education, employment and artistic experience/history and one letter of references that refers to your textile interests. If you have experience in weaving, spinning, knitting, dyeing, etc, please include 4-6 slides of your work.
Submission: Applications can be submitted electronically via email to info@Marshfieldschoolofweaving.org or by mail to Marshfield School of Weaving 334 Jake Martin Road Marshfield, Vermont 05658
Call with any questions: 802-426-3733
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