FRAMINGHAM _ The Framingham Cultural Council solicits applications for the Rita and Bill Collins Memorial Arts Scholarship.
The applicant must be currently attending a high school in Framingham as a senior (Framingham High School, Keefe Technical High School, Marie Philip School of the Learning Center for the Deaf, Reed Academy or another school) and. must be seeking higher education majoring in the arts. In addition, the applicant must have created a work in the area of visual arts, performing arts, or language arts within the previous 24 months.
Examples are painting, sculpture, photography, videography, poetry, short story, novel, play, musical composition, or dance choreography. This must be submitted with the application along with an essay and a letter of recommendation.
For an application visit https://www.framinghamma.gov/2661/Cultural-Council-Art-Scholarship webpage.
The application and all materials are due by March 30, 2019 and should be sent to the Framingham Cultural Council, Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street, Framingham, MA 01702.
Rita Collins was the Cultural Council administrator extraordinaire and, when she retired, a member and treasurer of the Cultural Council. She managed the grant processing procedures and the grant reimbursement
procedures. She was a model of dedication and loyalty to the Cultural Council.
Bill Collins was a former member of Framingham Cultural Council. As a volunteer in Framingham, Bill designed a variety of logos, posters, and other materials for individuals, and for government, cultural and civic
groups. He designed the logo used by the Framingham Cultural Council on its letterhead and other publications. He loved all forms of the arts.