The Wellington Art Society presented Art Scholarships to Sofia Vega and Ashley Forkey at the Scholarship Award Ceremony on May 11, at the Wellington Community Center. The students shared insights about their work and plans for the future. The recipients were selected by the Scholarship Committee based on their artistic creativity , academic accomplishments , Community Service, and art career goals.
Over the past 21 years , the Wellington Art Society has awarded scholarships to some of the brightest and most creative students within the community. We are glad to add this year’s winners to the group of outstanding Scholarship Award recipients throughout the years.
Wellington At Society 2019 Scholarship Recipients
WAS President, Laura Jaffe with 2022 Scholarship Winners:
Ashley Forkey and Sofia Vega
Congratulations To Our 3 Art Student Scholarship Winners
- Olivia Cunningham - The King's Academy
- Sasha Bass - Dreyfoos School of the Arts (DSOA)
- Makena Vargo - American Heritage
Katherine Hofmann A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Carly Cardenas Jupiter High School
Ayo Afariogun RPB Community High School
Maura Wilson A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Rachel Lee Atlantic Community High School
Keith (Khanh) Truong St. Andrew's School
The Wellington Art Society presented eight art scholarships at its annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 10 at the Wellington Community Center. The awards were presented to graduating seniors in Palm Beach County who are planning a college major in visual arts. The evening featured a meet-and-greet, and scholarship recipients showed their artwork.
The Award winners were selected by the WAS Scholarship Committee and Scholarship Chair Lynn Doyal for their artistic excellence, academic achievements, community service, and art career goals . We are glad to add these students to our group of Scholarship Award Recipients over the past 20 years.
Congratulations To Our Art Student Scholarship Winners
- Ashley Forkey- St. Andrew’s School
- Sofia Vega - Boca Raton High School
The Kings Academy
Recently WAS announced two art scholarship winners, Jillian Tarini from Dreyfoos School of the Arts and Keyi Che from The Kings Academy. Each year WAS members and WAS Scholarship Chair, Lynn Doyal, review application submissions from art students at local high schools and universities. Out of this years submissions, Tarini and Che were selected due to excellence in arts and academics as well as artist career goals.
Congratulations to this years winners!
WELLINGTON ART SOCIETY ART SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS 2021
WELLINGTON ART SOCIETY ART SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS 2019
About Wellington Art Society Scholarship
The Wellington Art Society accepts applications for several art scholarships that will 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 will be sent to all art teachers and guidance counselors at each school with information on how to apply.
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
* 6 jpeg photographs of their art work.
* A letter of recommendation from a faculty member
* An unofficial transcript of the student.
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.
Wellington Art Society, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) corporation and contributions are deductible to the extent of federal law; Tax ID# 20-2246485.
WELLINGTON ART SOCIETY ART SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS 2022
WELLINGTON ART SOCIETY ART SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS 2020