2013 Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Recipients Print
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Written by Emily Timmons   
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 08:44

Davenport, Iowa (April 9, 2013) — Since 2000, the Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Program has awarded $576,000 to graduating seniors in eastern Iowa and western Illinois who wish to study fine arts, design or art education in college. To be considered for this prestigious and very competitive $12,000 scholarship, applicants must submit a completed application, high school transcript, two letters of support, and a portfolio of 12 works. The program is funded by the Brand Boeshaar Foundation Fund, managed by the Figge Education Department, and administered by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend.

The Figge Art Museum is pleased to announce…

2013 Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Recipients

The Lillian L. Brand Scholarship: Joshua Byrne, Davenport Central High School

The Isabelle M. Brand Scholarship: Marina Kruger, Moline High School

The Lucille Brand Boeshaar Scholarship: Emily Grooms, Moline High School

The William Brand Boeshaar Scholarship: Grant Chaddick, Riverdale Senior High School

2013 Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Honorable Mention

Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Honorable Mention: Chris Miller, Moline High School

Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Honorable Mention: Lilia Torres, Moline High School

Thursday April 11, 6 p.m.

The public is invited to an awards ceremony and reception at the museum in acknowledgement of the students.  Admission to the museum is free after 5 p.m.

Summer Drawing Program

The Summer Drawing Program gives talented high school art students a college-level experience while helping them prepare their portfolios for college admission and scholarships. This two-week course is the only program of its kind in the Quad Cities for aspiring young artists who plan to major in Art.  Applications and portfolios for this summer program are due April 20th. 2013 Portfolio drop-off days:  10 am – 5 pm Friday, April 19 and 10 am – 1 pm Saturday, April 20

For questions, please contact Heather Aaronson, education program coordinator, at 563.326.7804 x2045 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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