2015 VENUS ENVY/SLLAW SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Venus Envy is excited to announce we are awarding our first scholarship in March of 2015. The scholarship is collaboration with St Louis Lady Arm Wrestlers (SLLAW). SLLAW graciously held fundraiser for Venus Envy in June of 2014 and raised $1500! Both organizations are enthusiastic to be able to provide this scholarship opportunity for one or more recipients. The scholarship opportunity is open to all ages!
Applications are accepted from October 1, 2014 through February 1, 2015. Please fill out the application HERE and send the examples of your work to VenusEnvySTL@gmail.com with the subject line reading “scholarship application”. Applicants will be notified of scholarship awards March 2015.
Eligibility: All self-identified women artists living within a 35 mile radius of the city limits of St. Louis, MO are welcome to submit. Preference will be given to artists seeking funding for education and personal development opportunities. Recipient(s) of the scholarship must be willing and available to showcase at the Annual Venus Envy Showcase, to be held in August 2015. All artists should be prepared for an interview with the scholarship selection committee.
Primary Medium: Visual, Performance, Culinary or other
Artist Statement: Please provide the committee with a no more than one page resume or bio which should include, but is not limited to, answering the following: Who are you? What drives you and your creative endeavors?
Examples: Please submit three examples of your work. An image of each piece in .JPEG format (3”x3” @ 300dpi, 2.3 MB or 1024×768 @72dpi, 2.2MB) can be emailed or mailed on a CD, with application to email or address above. Do not submit original artwork. The image for each piece must include title, media, dimensions, and year of completion. Culinary artists must submit at least two original recipes with photos and one video, which demonstrate you at work. Performance artists should submit at least three videos of performances and/or taped auditions.
1) This scholarship is a need-based scholarship. Why do you need this scholarship? What other resources do you have to help achieve your goals?
2) How do you plan to use this scholarship? If the scholarship is to be used for a class or workshop, please tell us why this endeavor is important to your artistic mission and personal development.
3) How do you as an artist contribute to the St. Louis community? What role does your art play in the empowerment of women?
Any questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!