PQG VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS
Each spring, the Palmetto Quilt Guild offers a $2000 scholarship to a high school senior, living in Beaufort County, who will pursue an education in visual arts (including, but not limited to photography, graphic design, textile arts, ceramics, sculpture, and architecture). The applicant must be accepted into a 2 or 4-year institution of higher learning, complete an application, submit 2 letters of recommendation and high school transcript, provide 3 to 5 examples of their artwork, and a 250 word essay about integrating visual arts into long-term goals to the Guild.
Deadline for submitting a 2024 PQG Scholarship application is April 22, 2024. Here is a link to the application form.
The letters of recommendation, transcripts, and essay must be submitted by email to:
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2023 PQG SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
Sophia Paris - Hilton Head Preparatory School
Sophia Paris of Hilton Head Preparatory School is the 2023 recipient of the $2000 Palmetto Quilt Guild Scholarship. Sophia will be attending Tufts University in Massachusetts where she will major in Studio Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design and Engineering Psychology. Her goal after graduation is to own a design agency that specializes in User Experience Design.
She is a member of the National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, and Global Citizenship Club. She has received several awards for her artwork including AP Scholar Award, Frederick Carson Art Purchase Award, Outstanding Art Student Award, and Hilton Head Preparatory School Fine Art Department Award. She accumulated more than 340 hours of community service while attending high school. Sophia brought several pieces of her artwork to share with us at our May meeting. She is a lovely young woman who has a very bright future. Congratulations Sophia.