Foothill Quilters Guild, PO Box 5653, Auburn CA 95604
Beginning in 2010, the Guild has offered a one or two scholarships to local graduating high school students who have an interest in fiber arts (including completing a project) and plan to continue their education. (“Local” is defined as where our membership resides.)
One or more scholarship will be offered to students at the local schools (high school or college) each year, up to $1,000.
The Chairperson is charged with notifying the local schools of the scholarship. The committee reviews all applications received and brings recommendations to a subsequent Board meeting.
1. The applicant's interest is to further their education.
2. This is a textile project-
3. Applicant will present the project to the Foothill Quilters Guild at a regular meeting.
4. Included in application:
If you know of a young person who fits these criteria, make sure they know about our scholarship. Consider mentoring someone yourself to get a young person involved in the delights of sewing and quilting.
For more information, please contact Pat McCandless.
In 2015 we gave scholarships to graduating seniors Olivia Brophy and Scott Jensen.
Olivia Brophy graduated from Western Sierra Collegiate Academy in Rocklin. The project she shared was a “quillow” -
Scott Jensen graduated from Bear River High School in Grass Valley. His project was a t-