Awarded at each presentation
15 May 2023
From the early days of Clayfolk, Ellice T. Johnston was an inspiration and guiding light. In her memory Clayfolk has created this annual scholarship so that the support she provided to so many can live on in her honor.
Eligibility requirements: • Two years of college or equivalent level of art education which may include sculpture, drawing, design, etc. and the study of aesthetics or technical ceramics. • The applicant must be a resident or student in Oregon or Northern California. • Financial need is a consideration but will not restrict the selection of the applicant. • Clayfolk members as sponsors of this scholarship are not eligible to apply.
The Award : • $2000 will be awarded at each presentation. • The Clayfolk Scholarship Committee will select the recipient, administer the award and dispense the funds. The funds will be awarded directly to the recipient. • The award is renewable and can be awarded to the same recipient more than once.
The application for the scholarship will be considered only after these supporting documents are received: • A portfolio of work – 8 to 12 printed images 5″ x 7″ (high resolution 300dpi) and a CD of images. Image information : title, media, size, date, etc. should also be included. • A brief statement about your work and how you plan to use the award. • Two letters of recommendation from persons in the academic or work field. • A recent academic transcript. • College Scholarship Service Financial Aid Form (FAF) or a 1040 Tax form from the previous year. • A self-addressed envelope of appropriate size to return portfolio and with sufficient postage.