Scholarship and Internship

Cushwa Internship and Scholarship Application Deadlines NOW Friday, May 1, 2020

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.

Important dates: 

Friday, April 3, 2020: Application due. Friday, May 1 application due. 

After conducting interviews, the selected applicant will be notified no later than April 17, 2020.

Download application guidelines.


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.

Important dates:

Friday, April 3, 2020: Application due. Friday, May 1 application due. 

Friday, April 17, 2020: Scholar notified of selection.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020: WCPS Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony. Scholar will give brief speech about personal art achievement, etc. 

Download application guidelines.