Art Plus Gallery was founded in 1999 to promote appreciation and participation in the visual fine arts throughout Berks County, and among students.

In alignment with their mission, Art Plus Gallery is offering a county-wide college scholarship open to high school seniors going on to pursue a major or associate degree in the arts.

One Berks County senior who has been accepted into a college-level art curriculum will be awarded a scholarship of $500, to be applied to tuition, textbooks or other requisite course materials. Eligible students may be accepted into Fine Arts, Art Education or Commercial Arts majors.

At the time of application, student applicants must be enrolled at the senior class level in a Berks County public, private, charter or home school, and display proven artistic ability in one or more of the following mediums: drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, mixed media, fine craft, fine art photography or digital art media.

Applicants must submit proof of at least a 3.0 GPA during the year applying, proof of college acceptance as a visual arts, art education or commercial arts major at a fully-accredited college or university, for Fall of the year applying, a completed application including a 250-500 word essay, submitted by April 17th, 2021, two letters of recommendation, at least one of which should be from an art teacher, and at least 10 images of their work.

To apply, visit www.artplusgallerypa.com or contact Donna Doney at 610 906-5802.

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