2025 Michael J. & Aimee Rusinko Kakos Scholarships
& Olga Gera Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted.

Click the links below to download an application:

2025 Kakos Literary Arts Scholarship Application
2025 Kakos Literary Arts Scholarship Flyer

2025 Kakos Visual Arts Scholarship Application
2025 Kakos Visual Arts Scholarship Flyer

2025 Gera Visual Arts Scholarship Application
2025 Gera Visual Arts Scholarship Flyer

The postmark deadline to apply for the 2025 scholarship is May 31, 2025.

Since 2012, the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival has awarded a scholarship to a high school senior who resides in Westmoreland County with intentions to enroll full-time in a visual arts program at an accredited college or university.

Scholarships are awarded annually and winners are announced in June. The winners will be presented with a scholarship award of $1,000 on stage during the Festival’s Opening Ceremony on Thursday, July 3, 2025, at Twin Lakes Park. Our organization is also happy to attend the winning recipient’s high school award assembly.