Michael J. & Aimee Rushinko Kakos Visual Arts Scholarship Application The purpose of the WESTMORELAND ARTS & HERITAGE FESTIVAL SCHOLARSHIP is to demonstrate commitment to the Westmoreland County community and to foster the continuing education of a prospective college or university student planning to study visual arts. Qualiﬁcations: Student must be a Westmoreland County resident. Student must be a high school senior intending to enroll full time in a visual arts program at an accredited college or university. Requirements: Completed application; must be postmarked or email by May 31. Copy of high school transcript; GPA must be 3.0 or above. Personal statement to include career goals, accomplishments, experience to date in the arts, academic distinctions/ honors received, work experiences, and involvement with community outreach or volunteerism. Please do not exceed three (3) pages, double space. One letter of recommendations from a guidance counselor or arts faculty member. Three (3) diﬀerent digital images representing your work; identify the medium and title. No more than three (3) images will be judged. Recipient is asked to attend the award presentation on June 29th at the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival. The $1,000 award is a one‐time scholarship that will be paid directly to the college or university. The scholarship must be applied during the academic year in which it was awarded. Students related to a member of the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival Board of Directors, Scholarship Committee or a Festival employee are not eligible to participate. Please complete the following information:Name(Required) First Last Address(Required) Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaAmerican SamoaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaGuamHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaNorthern Mariana IslandsOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahU.S. Virgin IslandsVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Phone Number:(Required)Email:(Required) High School:(Required) College/University you hope to attend:(Required) Planned Major:(Required) High School Transcript:(Required)Accepted file types: doc, pdf, docx, Max. file size: 128 MB.GPA must be above 3.0Personal Statement(Required)Accepted file types: doc, pdf, docx, Max. file size: 128 MB.Please include career goals, accomplishments, experience to date in arts, academic distinctions/honors received, work experiences, and involvement with community outreach or volunteerism. Please do not exceed three(3) pages double spaced.Letter of Recomendation(Required)Accepted file types: doc, pdf, docx, Max. file size: 128 MB.One letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor or arts faculty member.Three (3) different digital images(Required) Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: jpg, pdf, png, Max. file size: 128 MB, Max. files: 3. Three (3) different digital images representing your work; identify medium and title. No more than three (3) images will be judged.CAPTCHAEmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.