Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
214
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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Moss Endowed Scholarship

Description

The P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship provides up to $1,000.00 financial award annually to one graduating high school senior who plans a career in the visual arts. Awards are sent directly to the college to be applied towards tuition. The scholarship may be renewed for up to three consecutive years based on eligibility. The amount of the award may vary from year to year. Applicant must meet the following criteria to be considered for the Scholarship: Verified language-related learning difference. Graduating High school senior. Verified financial need. Acceptance to an accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college in the United States. Pursuing a career in a visual arts field with art classes taken each semester. This scholarship focuses on students with language related learning differences. Learning differences are defined as disabilities in specific language processing, including but not limited to dyslexia, written expression, reading comprehension, central auditory processing, visual perception, word recognition, and sequencing. Verification of such diagnosis must be provided by a case manager or counselor. Students with ADD or ADHD alone are not eligible. Verified Financial Need: Submit parentsÔÇÖ most recent 1040 tax form. Applicant to attend accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college in the United States. Visual arts is defined as art forms that create works which are primarily visual in nature, such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, printmaking, and photography. Students in the performing arts are not eligible for this scholarship. Performing arts include dance, music, opera, drama, spoken word and circus arts. Filmmaking is only allowed if the student was the main creative force behind the project, such as the director. If the student was acting in someone elseÔÇÖs film, they are not eligible. Applied arts are also not eligible. Applied arts include industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, and interior design. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 31, and all materials for each applicant must be included in one mailing. The application is to be sent to P. Buckley Moss Foundation, 74 Poplar Grove Lane, Mathews, VA 23109. 4 copies of the completed P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship Application Form. For language-related learning disability verification - Provide a letter (maximum two pages) from your case manager or counselor which details diagnostic information and progress. Do not send an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). High school transcript - unofficial. Provide 2 letters of recommendation; one from a faculty member at your school and the other one from a person who knows you outside of the school setting, who is not a relative. Provide printed portfolio consisting of 4 to 6 photos of visual art projects. Provide a copy of the acceptance letter from your college. Application form can be downloaded from the scholarship site.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkRestricted to applicants that have hearing, learning or visual disabilities
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Architecture, Arts, Music

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - 1040 tax form, Learning Disability Verification, Printed Portfolio, Acceptance Letter
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Mail
  • Checkmark Essay
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Contact foundation@mossfoundation.org
Tel: 800-430-1320 Address P Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education
74 Poplar Grove Lane
Mathews, VA 23109