The Howard Uphoff Art Scholarship is distributed by the Arts Council of Fairfax County at the bequest of the Howard Uphoff estate. The Uphoff Student Art Fund awards a total of $5,000 to three seniors graduating from Fairfax County Public Schools. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and intend to continue their studies of the visual arts in college. Two awards of $2,000 and one award of $1,000 are made. Currently, the Howard Uphoff Art Scholarship is awarded to Fairfax County Public School participants in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, a nationwide program that recognizes creative teenagers with scholarship opportunities. The Arts Council awards the Howard Uphoff Art Scholarship to graduating seniors who are recognized at the County level of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program for their achievement in the visual arts. The foundations total giving for 2007 is $1,114,124 for grants.
Year of Need: College Freshman,
Type: Needs Based
Num Awards: 3
Min Award: 1000
Max Award: 2000
Arts Council of Fairfax County, Inc.
4022 Hummer Rd.
Annandale, VA 22003-2403
Phone: Telephone: (703) 642-0862
Fax: Fax: (703) 642-1773