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The Western North Carolina Quilters’ Guild (WNCQG) is accepting applications from graduating high school students in Hendersonville and Transylvania counties for a $1000 scholarship plus a compact sewing machine. Applications are open to any student who is interested in textiles, fabric production, graphic design, fashion and needle arts (quilting and sewing).

1. The scholarship consists of $1,000 and a portable sewing machine.
2. The applicant must be a resident of Henderson or Transylvania County and attend a local school, either public or private or an established home school program.
3. The applicant may enroll in any university, college, trade school or technical school.
4. The applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
5. The applicant must be interested in textiles, graphic design, fashion, fabric production or needle arts (quilting, sewing).
6. Applications must be postmarked by March 31st, 2020. Mail to WNCQG c/o Barbara Dexter-Smith, 1967 Glen Cannon Drive, Pisgah Forest NC 28768.
7. The winner will be notified by May 1st, 2020.
8. The winner must send the WNCQG confirmation of enrollment to a post secondary educational institution prior to issuance of the award.
9. The winner will be invited to the July meeting of the WNCQG to receive the check for $1,000 (payable to the stu
ent) and the sewing machine.
10. There is an expectation that the winner will visit the Guild in Spring 2021 to report on their progress.

If you have any questions, contact Barbara Dexter-Smith 828-884-4184 barbaradextersmith@gmail.com

Completed applications must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2020 and mailed to:

WNCQG Scholarship Committee c/o
Barbara Dexter-Smith
1967 Glen Cannon Drive
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

The winner will be notified by May 1, 2020

Download Scholarship Guidelines

Download Scholarship Form

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Web Crafter: Anne S. Napier
Posted February 1, 2017