Applications available for high school and college scholarships

The Museum of Ventura County has announced the opening of the application process for its visual arts scholarships. These scholarships are available to any high school senior preparing to enter college in the fall of 2018 or any continuing college level student of the visual arts who is also a Ventura County resident.

The total amount to be awarded will be $5,000. In past years, individual awards have been $500 or more, depending on need and number of scholarships given. Applicants will be selected by a committee consisting of museum personnel and members of the art and academic community. Awards will be based on artistic merit and commitment as demonstrated by the application, letter of recommendation, essay, and examples of the applicant’s prior work/projects.

Applications are due postmarked by May 1 or delivered in person to the Museum by May 1 at 5 p.m. Applications are available at school’s scholarship offices, online at, at the Museum, 100 E. Main Street, , or at the Agriculture Museum, 926 Railroad Ave, Santa Paula.

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