Painter/ Brown Scholarship Fund Application Form

Painter/ Brown Scholarship Fund Application Form

  • Information
    This scholarship is designed to assist any American Tapestry Alliance member who wishes to pursue study in the field of tapestry weaving. (Not an ATA member? Visit our Membership page.) A Scholarship Committee will determine the number of awards granted. The scholarship provides funds up to $500 USD. Only one learning opportunity per successful applicant will be funded. ATA reserves the right to not fully fund the amount requested. The American Tapestry Alliance reserves the right to withhold the award in any given year.
  • Conditions
    • The applicant must be a current member of American Tapestry Alliance at any membership level.
    • The applicant may not have received a scholarship from ATA during the past five years.
    • The scholarship is intended to assist with costs related to valid study/learning opportunities related to the art and craft of hand woven tapestry.
    • Funds will be paid directly to the institution or teacher.
  • Requirements
    • Scholarship recipients must submit a written report to the Director of Awards accompanied by images, about the study/learning opportunity within three months of the funded study opportunity.
    • Scholarship recipients will submit an article to Tapestry Topics related to the study within three months of the completion of the funded study opportunity.
  • Application Deadline: March 31, July 31, October 31, Jan 31. Notification will take place within 6 weeks.
  • Application
    Please fill in the fields below.
  • Title of the course; course description; instructor’s name and contact information, name of school and contact information, if applicable; website link.
  • Explain why you wish to pursue this learning opportunity: how does this opportunity fit within the history of your weaving experience; what are the expected benefits to you and how will this new knowledge be incorporated into your tapestry practice. If applicable, are there any challenges – financial or otherwise - that would prevent you from participating in this learning opportunity without the scholarship funding?
  • The Painter-Brown Scholarship funds up to $500 USD for tuition or course fee amount. Amount requested – USD.
  • List other funding sources to cover amounts in excess of $500 USD.
  • Submit an annotated list of images and digital images of at least two completed tapestries and, if possible, a work in progress. Submit a detail for each tapestry. Images should be 300 dpi jpegs, 1920 pixels in the longest dimension.
  • Upload an annotated list of submitted images including title, dimensions, date, materials, techniques and photo credit.
  • Upload Image #1
  • Upload Image #1, detail
  • Upload Image #2
  • Upload Image #4
  • Upload Image #3
  • Upload Image # 3, detail
  • Upload Image #4
  • Upload Image #4, detail
  • Having trouble with this form? Please email info@americantapestryalliance.org if you would like help.