The Carmel Arts Council

Visual Arts Scholarships

2018 Application


Thanks to the generosity of our Corporate and individual sponsors, The Carmel Arts Council is pleased to offer two scholarships in 2018.

The first place winner will receive a $2,500 Visual Arts scholarship and the second place winner will receive a $1,500 Visual Arts scholarship.

Scholarship Requirements:

  1. Applicant MUST be a graduating Senior. Applicant must reside with a parent or legal guardian living in Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.
  2. Applicant must submit a portfolio containing no fewer than 10 and no more than 15 pieces of the applicant’s

original work. The work should be varied in media and subject. For three-dimensional art only slides or a CD will

be accepted.

  1. The winning applicants must provide 2 wallet sized and a 5 x 7 photograph for publicity purposes.
  2. The scholarship award winner must provide written proof of acceptance to a 4-year degree program at a college

or university by May 3, 2018, in order to receive his/her scholarship award. Once this information is

received, a check will be mailed to shortly thereafter.


Application Due: March 26, 2018

Please send to: Joyce Burrell, 14030 Powder Drive, Carmel, Indiana 46033 or email to: Please call Mrs. Burrell (844-5682). General questions are welcome prior to submission deadline. Your art portfolio must be ready by April 23, 2018


Required Attachments:   Due date – March 26, 2018

+ Completed application with all signatures (including parent and student).

+ Official copy of high school transcript (must be mailed separately if application is emailed.)

+ Brief personal statement telling us about yourself, your approach to art, future goals, how you will be using this scholarship and a list of extra curricular activities or community involvement.


Contact Information:

Full Name (print):______________________________ Signature:_______________________


Address: _______________________________ City: __________State:_______     Zip Code: ________


Phone: ____________________                    Email: ___________________________________


Parent/Guardian (print): ________________________ Signature: _______________________


Brief Description of Visual Materials to be judged: _____________________________________




Parent signature serves as a release for the Carmel Arts Council and their members, director, officers and representatives from any and all claims for loss or damage. Signature also serves as permission for the Carmel Arts Council to use biographical information and photographs for publicity.



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