The Waterville Area Art Society is accepting applications for its annual $500 scholarship award to be given to a graduating high school senior who is pursuing a degree in visual arts, performing arts or music. The scholarship is open to students from the following high schools: Waterville, Winslow, Lawrence, Messalonskee, Erskine Academy, Snow Pond Arts Academy and Mid-Maine Technical Center.

Teachers are asked to submit nominations and include student contact information, recommendation, information about student’s artistic ability and need, and three photos or video clips of student work. These can be submitted by mail to: Waterville Area Art Society, P.O. Box 2703, Waterville, ME 04903-2703, or email [email protected]. The nomination deadline is May 1.

Previous winners and former applicants are eligible to apply again with a former high school or college teacher’s nomination and materials.

For more information, email [email protected] or call Mary Morrison at 872-5843.

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