Scholarship and Internship

Cushwa College Internship

The Jean Cushwa College Internship at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is offered to one qualified college student who is majoring in Fine Art, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies, or a similar field of study.  The intern will conduct curatorial work to support art collections, exhibition planning and management, and/or art education program activities.

This is a paid summer internship.  The intern will receive a stipend of up to $1,000.

Applications for 2019 will be available in the beginning of 2019.

Congratulations to Lauren Delk of Quakertown, PA, the 2018 Jean Cushwa College Intern. Lauren attends Messiah College and will graduate in 2019 with a degree in 2-D art.

 

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Cushwa Art Scholarship Award

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one graduating high school senior who resides in Washington County, Maryland. The student must plan to pursue a career in Visual Art, Art History, Art Education, Design, Architecture, or Museum Studies.  Funds are to be used to support tuition and fees for the first year of college.

Applications for 2019 will be available in the beginning of 2019.

Congratulations to Alison Tucker of Clear Spring High School, the 2018 recipient of the Jean Cushwa Art Scholarship! She will be attending West Virginia University in the fall of 2018 to pursue a degree in art education.