A $5,000.00 fund is available for scholarships each year. Funds not dispersed in a given year will be allowed to accumulate to a maximum of $25,000.
Scholarships are awarded for educational purposes such as course tuition at recognized institutions, fees for workshops given by qualified instructors, research or special study projects and accommodation.
Any current member in good standing of Circle Craft
Review of applications take place April 1 and October 1
For further information contact the Scholarship Committee Chair at info at circlecraft dot net
Amount of Awards
Although the amount of the award will vary according to individual proposals, Circle Craft is committed to assisting as many members to realize their potential as possible. Therefore, guidelines for awarding scholarships include:
Scholarship Application Procedure
Review of Application
Applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and are presented to the board for final approval.
Scholarship Notification of Award
A letter of notification is issued to the applicant once the decision is made to award them with funds.
Scholarship Disbursement of Funds Application
After receiving the notification of being awarded a scholarship, the Applicant completes a form stating the particulars of a study plan including proof of registration for their course.
Obligation of Award Winners
The recipient agrees to submit a brief (300-500 word) written statement describing the educational experience for which the award was given. This will appear in the Circle Craft newsletter within 3 months of the completion of the course. In the event that the course is cancelled or that the recipient withdraws from the course, any tuition that has been received back must be re-paid to the Co-op.