Commencing in 2017, wallpaper and fabric house FEATHR will be awarding a yearly $1000 scholarship to a current or prospective arts, performing arts, humanities or design student at an accredited United States university or college. The scholarship will be awarded based upon an essay submission, answering the following question: “How and why has a piece of art influenced your personal, educational and/or creative development.”
FEATHR is a design collective that works with artists from around the world and across the creative spectrum, bringing their artistic talent into interior design. Together with a roster of over 70 artists - which includes graffiti artists, tattoists and photographers - FEATHR creates original wallpaper, fabrics and more. FEATHR was started with the belief that art improves and changes lives - and that art should be accessible to all. The team at FEATHR are delighted to offer this scholarship to the applicant that best describes how a piece of art has influenced their development - be it personal, educational or creative.
How to Apply
To apply for the FEATHR Wallpaper Scholarship, answer the question:
“How and why has a piece of art influenced your personal, educational and/or creative development.”
Tell us about what the piece of art was, where you encountered and what its impact has been, in the short and long term.
Essays must be 700-1000 words long, answering the question: “How and why has a piece of art influenced your personal, educational and/or creative development.”
For the purposes of this scholarship, we define art as being the visual arts, including for example: ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking and architecture.
To be eligible for the FEATHR Wallpaper Scholarship, you must be:
a legal U.S. Resident
either a current undergraduate college/university student or a current high school student that will enroll in a college/university in 2017
studying an arts, performing arts, humanities or design-based subject
in good academic standing with your current educational institution
You must provide proof of enrollment and subject with your email submission. This can take the form of a digital scan of your acceptance letter, a letter from admissions or digital copy email/letter from your tutor or course leader confirming your presence on the course.
Submission & Deadlines
Submissions for the 2017 scholarship award must be received by 1 December 2017. Submissions after this deadline will not be considered.
All entries must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email your entry as a Word document or PDF attachment. In the email, include your full name, age, postal address and contact mobile number. Please also include a headshot in either PNG or JPG format.
The FEATHR Wallpaper Scholarship will be awarded to the applicant that best demonstrates, in their own words, how a piece of art has influenced their personal, educational and/or creative development.
Notifying the Winner
The winner will be notified by email, phone and/or mail, to the contact details provided with their submission. The notification of their successful application will be made by 31st December 2017. The successful applicant must acknowledge the receipt of the scholarship by 15th January 2018 and supply all details necessary to progress the scholarship payment (e.g. student ID number), or they risk forfeting the scholarship. The $1000 scholarship will be paid to the winner’s college or university by 30th January 2018. The scholarship winner understands that the scholarship fund can only be used for educational-related purposes - for example books, tuition etc.
By submitting an entry to the FEATHR Wallpaper Scholarship, the applicant agrees that all content submitted becomes the property of Feathr Oy. You also warrant that all content submitted is your own original work and you hold all rights allowing you to submit the content. You agree that Feathr Oy may publish the submitted content online or on any other media channels including television or print without further notification. Applicants under 18 must supply written permission from a parent or guardian.
Furthermore, the applicant grants Feathr Oy and any of its agents or representatives permission to publish the applicant’s name, photo and essay entry on our website (www.feathr.com) and on any other marketing or communications channels including but not limited to print, online, television, social media and related websites. The winning applicant also agrees to assist Feathr Oy with any of the tasks mentioned above and/or any other promotional activities related to this scholarship.
The applicant understands that the distribution of the scholarship fund is discretionary and the judges' decision is final.