The Stanly Arts Guild Scholarship


The Stanly Arts Guild has established an art scholarship to be awarded annually to a high school senior planning to enroll or college freshman enrolled in a visual arts or arts education program. They must be a resident of Stanly County or an adjoining county (Anson, Cabarrus, Montgomery, Rowan or Union Counties).  A total of $1000 will be awarded.  A check of $500 will be applied to tuition cost for two (2) semesters.  Checks will be paid directly to the college attended by the scholarship winner.  Application requirements must be completed and returned by the announced deadline in order to be considered for this award.  For more information contact Carole Poplin at (704) 982-0806. The application will be available at the new location in 2019 or can be downloaded from the link below:

The Stanly Arts Guild Scholarship Application 2018

Application Requirements:

Complete the scholarship application in full.

Submit 3 pieces of art work to be returned after the selection process.

Submit 3 letters of recommendation including one from a visual arts instructor.  These can be mailed directly to the address below or sealed in an envelope and sent with the application

Attach an up-to-date copy of high school/college transcript.

On a separate sheet of paper tell us why a career in visual arts /art education is important to you.

Mail application to:  The Stanly Arts Guild,  P.O. Box 523,  Albemarle, NC 28002   Attn:  Carole Poplin, Scholarship Chair


Deliver application to: 330-C North Second  St., Albemarle, NC 28001, Attn:  Carole Poplin, Scholarship Chair