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The Wellington Art Society held its annual scholarship awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 13 at the Bootz Cultural Arts Center. The awards were open to all Palm Beach County high school seniors planning to study art in college. The selection was based on the students’ creativity of artwork, academic strength, personal character and ability to articulate their thoughts in writing. Seven students were selected for the $1,500 awards.

Scholarship recipients with the Wellington Art Society Scholarship Committee.

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The Wellington Art Society is currently accepting applications for several art scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors who live and attend high school in Palm Beach County. The scholarships are available to students planning a college major in visual arts at either a 2 or 4 year institution. On line application information has been sent to all art teachers and guidance counselors at each school or apply on line at

Criteria for the scholarship is as follows:

* Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in visual arts and an overall GPA of 2.0
* Complete at least three art classes.
* An artist statement and career goals along
* 6 jpeg photographs of their art work.
* A letter of recommendation from a faculty member
* An unofficial transcript of the student.

Apply on line at

For additional information contact:  
WAS Scholarship Chair- Lynn Doyal, 561-251-0806 

The Wellington Art Society Scholarship Fund was established in 2001 and has provided many talented young artists with funds for their art related expenses such as art or photographic supplies, books or tuition for visual arts classes. Proceeds from the Art Society’s art exhibitions, Art Fest on the Green and the Whole Foods Market solo art exhibits help support the scholarship fund.