accordance with the will of the late Anna Lee Stacey, a trust fund
has been created for the education of young men and women who aim
to make art their profession.
Applications will be available online and accepted from November 1, 2014 through February
The scholarship, known as “The John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship
Fund,” is open to United States citizens only, both men and women,
single or married, irrespective of race creed or color. The age
limit is between 18 and 35 years. Appointments will normally be
for one year and the amount available for distribution will approximate
$5,000.00. At the discretion of the Committee, this may be awarded
in quarterly installments to one or more applicants.
reserves the right to disburse funds in whole or in part, as it
deems advisable from careful study of the merits of the applicants
as shown by their work and personal data. The decision of the Committee
shall be final. Also, the Committee reserves the right to withhold
appointments if, in its judgment, the work submitted fails to comply
with the required standard or is inferior in quality.
of the Scholarship, in accordance with the clear stipulation of
the Stacey’s will, is to foster high standard in the study of form,
color, drawing, painting, design, and technique, as these are expressed
in modes showing patent affinity with the classical tradition of
ONLY THOSE SHOULD APPLY WHO ARE SKILLED AND DEVOTED TO THIS CLASSICAL
OR CONSERVATIVE TRADITION.
Here are some
suggested subject categories for artworks. It is not necessary to
provide something from each category:
1. Painting from life
2. Drawing from the figure (nude)
5. Any other examples of your work which you think advisable
the recipient may use the funds granted them in any way they wish
to further their art education along conservative lines, but the
Committee reserves the right to make recommendations. Each successful
competitor will be required to submit a brief quarterly report together
with digital images on a disk of their work and a more complete
report at the termination of the scholarship.
will be accepted from November 1 through the following February
1. Notification will be emailed to applicants by April 1. Check(s)
will be mailed to winner(s) by May 1.