Bloomingdale Artists Association offers scholarship for fine arts student

Updated 1/7/2022 10:06 PM

The Bloomingdale Artists Association is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified applicant pursuing a visual fine arts degree.

The scholarship is co-funded by the arts association and Masterpiece Framing of Bloomingdale.


Residents of DuPage County and the surrounding area are encouraged to apply.

The applicant must be a senior in high school or 18 years or older. The scholarship award will be applied to 2022 college/art school tuition.

The award recipient must participate in the 2022 BAA Member Exhibit.

The applicant must provide: name, address, phone number, email address and birth date; letter of reference from art teacher; and recent school transcript.

It also must include a one-page essay addressing the topic "What inspires you to create art?"

Also include up to three images of the applicant's work. Images shall be printed on, or attached to an 8.5- by 11-inch sheet. Please include the title and the medium of each art work.

The application packet should be mailed or delivered to: Bloomingdale Artists Association Scholarship Committee, c/o Masterpiece Framing, 109 S. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108.

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Applications received after the deadline date of April 1, 2022 will not be considered.

For questions or concerns, contact Roberta Cencig at (847) 848-3482 or, or Joanne Barsanti at (630) 217-4909 or

The $1,000 scholarship is a one-time award. Funds will be mailed directly to the school.

The award recipient will provide the school name and mailing address.

The Bloomingdale Artists Association exhibit will be held April 9 through May 7 at the Bloomingdale Park District Museum, 108 S. Bloomingdale Road.

Selected works of the award recipient will be included in the exhibit. The winner is encouraged to attend the artists reception.