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Milton Bloom Student Art Scholarships

Joe Boyce -2010 Milton Bloom recipient with his parents and Arlene Bloom

Joe Boyce -2010 Milton Bloom recipient with his parents and Arlene Bloom

Established in 2008, in memory of Milton Bloom, the Milton Bloom Student Art Scholarship Program is intended to provide financial support to deserving students interested in developing their artistic talents. Scholarships shall be awarded to assist students in paying tuition for programs in the arts, which include fine arts, crafts, performing arts (music, stage, etc.), and creative writing.

Eligibility for Milton Bloom Scholarship

Students in grades 7 through 11 who reside in or attend school in Marblehead shall be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Selection shall be based on artistic talent, accomplishments, and motivation. Applicants should have a demonstrated passion for art; should have at least two years of experience and should excel in their chosen areas; and should be seeking to expand their artistic horizons.

Online Application for Milton Bloom Scholarship – Apply Here    Closed for 2015

Downloadable Form for  Milton Bloom ScholarshipBloom Scholarship Application 2015

2015 Art Scholarship Application

Since 1986, the Marblehead Festival of Arts has awarded a scholarship to a high school senior who resides in or attends school in Marblehead, and who is pursuing higher education in visual arts, performing arts, crafts, music, or drama. The Festival’s objective is to encourage students interested in pursuing the arts professionally to acquire a sound academic grounding in their chosen fields. The criteria considered by the Festival’s Scholarship Committee include financial need; academic achievements; art achievements; art-related and other activities, both in and out of school; honors and special citations received; and intended vocation. Eligibility requirements are included in the downloadable form.

The scholarship is awarded annually, and the winner is announced at the Awards Ceremony held just before the summer Festival. In 1986, the amount of the scholarship was $1,000. It was increased to $1,500 in 1997, and to $3,000 in 2001.

Downloadable 2015 Scholarship Application Form: MFoA Art Scholarship Application 2015   Closed for 2015

For more on this years winners and a list of past winners 

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Art Scholarship Committee
Co-chairpersons: Ron and Janet Lamkin