As part of its “Giving Back to Our Community,” the Milford Valley Quilters' Guild awards a $1,000 or two $500 scholarships. At our upcoming quilt show on June 29 & 30, 2019 at the Delaware Valley High School we will feature artwork from past and present scholarship winners.
Applications are mailed out in the fall to many area high schools inviting seniors who are furthering their education in the field of art to participate in the guild's program. Students with a three-point average or above may submit an application, which will include a letter of recommendation from a teacher, a short essay of their personal history and goals for future career, high school transcript, a copy of their college acceptance letter, and portfolio of their artwork (CD accepted). The deadline to apply is the last day in March.
Field of Art includes: graphic design, oil, watercolor,photography or acrylic painting, mixed media,sculpture,fashion design, fabric design, interior decorating or other related fields excluding performing arts.
The Milford Valley Quilters’ Guild has presented a $1,000 scholarship to a student from Wallenpaupack Area High School. The recipient is Madison Guzzo who was chosen for her outstanding artistic talent along with her academic and impressive resume of extra-curricular activities. The Guild proudly presented the scholarship award at their 30th Year Celebration meeting on May 22, 2019.
The Milford Valley Quilters’ Guild presented two $500 scholarships to area seniors on June 13, 2018. This year’s winners based on their artistic talents are Alexis Haurey from High Point High School and Emma Winagle from The Wallenpaupack Area High School.
Pictured at right is the 2010 group raffle quilt with chairperson, Helen Marinaro. The proceeds of the raffle sales were put toward our annual school scholorship.