2008-03-20 / About Town


Art association offers scholarships

The Conanicut Island Art Association will provide a total of $3,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors this year.

To be eligible for a grant, students must be residents of Jamestown and graduating from a Rhode Island high school. Students are asked to submit four pieces of two- and/or three- dimensional art along with a completed application and a personal statement describing their involvement in art and their plans for art in the future.

Art pieces on slides or CDs may be used where appropriate. The application and personal statement should be dropped off Saturday, April 19, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Jamestown library. Art should be picked up on Saturday, April 26 between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Information and applications can be picked up at the Jamestown library. For more information, call Maryann at 423-2829.

Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association scholarship

Applications for the 2008 Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association Scholarship are available now in the Jamestown library.

The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, from Jamestown, who have been accepted to a college or university.

Two recipients will each receive $1,000, which may be applied toward college tuition, books or fees related to a course of study.

Completed applications must be mailed to the BLMA, W. Craig Armington Scholarship, P.O. Box 83, Jamestown, RI 02853, and postmarked by April 7.

Application forms may be downloaded from the BLMA website at www.beavertaillight.org.

Leigha Carlisle Scholarship

High school seniors from Jamestown interested in applying for the Leigha Carlisle Scholarship award may pick up applications from the North Kingstown High School Guidance Office or from Matthew Clarke at the Meredith & Clarke Insurance office at East Ferry.

Applicants are asked to include a cover letter with the application.

The deadline for the application has been extended to April 21. Completed applications should be delivered to Lawn Avenue School in care of Beth Weibust.

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