Piedmont Arts Offers Scholarships for Local Students

2013 Hufford + Work Scholarship Receipients

Piedmont Arts is now accepting applications for the Nicodemus Hufford Memorial Arts Scholarship and the Harold Knowlton Work Memorial Scholarship. These scholarships provide funds for students from Martinsville and Henry County to pursue an education in the visual or performing arts at an accredited four-year institution.

The Nicodemus Hufford Memorial Arts Scholarship, named in honor of famed portrait artist Nick Hufford, is available to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Martinsville or Henry County or who attend a school located in Martinsville or Henry County and who plan to pursue a degree in the visual or performing arts. Hufford scholarships of up to $1,000 are available for 2014 recipients. Applications for the Hufford Memorial Scholarship are available at Piedmont Arts and onlineHufford Scholarship applications are due at Piedmont Arts by 5 pm on May 8, 2014.

The Harold Knowlton Work Memorial Scholarship is available to rising college sophomores, juniors and seniors who graduated from a high school in Martinsville or Henry County and are currently pursuing a degree in the arts at an accredited four-year institution. This scholarship is funded annually through the Harold Knowlton Work Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was established by Mr. Work's wife, Julia Ascough Work, to continue higher education studies in the visual and performing arts. This generous memorial scholarship ensures that Howard and Julia's lifelong passion and respect for education and the arts continues through the support of artists of future generations Work scholarships of up to $2,000 are available for 2014 recipients. Applications for the Harold Knowlton Work Memorial Scholarship are available at Piedmont Arts and onlineWork Scholarship applications are due at Piedmont Arts by 5 pm on May 8, 2014.

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