Georgia McLellan Visual Arts Scholarship 2015

The Georgia McLellan Visual Arts Scholarship offers up to $1000 to a high school graduate entering visual arts studies at the post-secondary level.

Georgia Netanis Machan McLellan retired in Orillia after a career in art and education in 1984. Her zest to discover and experience new ideas and adventures, her energy and intelligence made an impression on everyone she met. Her endowment of the Fine Arts Scholarship reflects her lifelong passions for education, the arts and for helping people to improve their opportunities.

Criteria for applicants:

-High school graduate or graduating senior intending to study visual arts as their primary subject of post-secondary education.

-Graduate of a city of Orillia High School or resident of Orillia.

-Acceptance (proof required) at a recognized post-secondary institute

-Use of Scholarship funds to cover tuition and direct expenses

Application Process:

To apply for the Georgia McLellan Visual Arts Scholarship, the following materials must be submitted no later than June 5, 2015 at 4pm addressed to the Orillia Museum of Art & History.

-A brief outline of your visual art experience and intentions

-A Portfolio of four or six works in one or several media, an artist's statement about your current work and your journal

-Proof of exhibition in a school or other exhibition (a letter from the curator or your art teacher)

-Letter of reference from someone other than a member of the scholarship committee

-Your contact information including name, address, phone number, and or e-mail.

Deadline: June 5, 2015

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter St. S
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9

705-326-2159

executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org