The Amy Phelps Art Scholarship was established in the name of Amy Phelps, a local artist, who lost her life in a tragic car accident. It is with excitement and gratitude that the Suffolk Foundation has been asked to manage this worthwhile scholarship. It gives the Foundation and the Phelps family much pleasure to assist a local student follow in Amy’s footsteps and fulfill their dreams. The $2,000 scholarship is available to local high school graduating seniors who are pursuing a career in art and who have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Graduating seniors from the following school systems are eligible to apply: Southampton, Franklin, Windsor, Smithfield, Surry, Sussex, or Southampton Academy.
APPLICATION DEADLINES AND INSTRUCTIONSScholarship applications will be available to selected high school no later than February 1 of each year. Once the application and all requirements are completed, the application must be submitted to the Suffolk Foundation. The application must be received no later than the last business day of March. Applications received after 12 noon on the last business day of March will not be considered.
To Download Application:
You can download the Amy Phelps Art Scholarship application here, or request an application by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (757) 923 – 9090.
2015: Tanisha Parson, Surry High School
2016: Nicole Vasilauskis, Smithfield High School