Art Society Scholarships Available

The Wellington Art Society is accepting applications for its one-time $500 to $1,000 college art scholarships for graduating seniors who live in and attend high school in Palm Beach County.

The scholarship is available to students planning a college major in the visual arts at either a two-year or four-year institution. Applications may be obtained from school art teachers or from the Wellington Art Society by contacting Suzanne Redmond at

Requirements for the scholarship are as follows: Students must reside in and attend high school in Palm Beach County. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in visual arts and an overall GPA of 2.0. Three art classes in high school must have been completed. An artist’s statement and career goal must be submitted along with 7 to 10 photographs for viewing, a letter of recommendation from a faculty member and the transcript of the student. The application package for the scholarship is due March 9 and should be sent to the Wellington Art Society, P.O. Box 212943, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33421-2943.

The Wellington Art Society Scholarship, established in 2001, has provided 25 talented young artists with funds for their art-related expenses, such as art/photographic supplies and books or tuition for visual art classes. Proceeds from the society’s annual art exhibitions and sales support the scholarship fund.

For more about the Wellington Art Society Scholarship Program, e-mail Redmond at