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Thursday February 13, 2020

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 or Henry County to pursue an education in the visual or performing arts at an accredited four-year institution.

Nicodemus Hufford Memorial Arts Scholarship

Named in honor of famed portrait artist Nick Hufford, the Hufford Scholarship 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 at an accredited four-year institution. Hufford scholarships of up to $1,000 are available to this year’s scholarship recipients. Applicants are required to attend a personal interview with Piedmont Arts Scholarship Committee.

Hufford Scholarship applications are due at Piedmont Arts by 5 pm on Friday, May 1, 2020.

Harold Knowlton Work Memorial Scholarship

The Work 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 visual or performing 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 arts. This generous memorial scholarship ensures that Harold 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 to this year's scholarship recipients. Applicants are required to attend a personal interview and audition with the Piedmont Arts Scholarship Committee.

Work Scholarship applications are due at Piedmont Arts by 5 pm on Friday, May 1, 2020.

How to Apply 

Applications for Piedmont Arts’ Hufford and Work scholarships are available online at PiedmontArts.org, under the Education tab. For questions regarding application submission, contact Education Coordinator Becki Williams Vasquez at 276.632.3221.

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