Apply now for Nebeker art scholarship

The Royal Nebeker Scholarship Fund is accepting applications from Pacific County students. Nebeker was a popular teacher at Clatsop Community College and an accomplished professional painter.

ASTORIA — Sarah Nebeker and the board of the Royal Nebeker Scholarship Fund have announced that the fund is now accepting applications for a scholarship in the visual arts.

The $500 scholarship is the first to be awarded by the organization, which was formed in 2015. Deadline for the application is Monday, May 2, 2016. The scholarship will be awarded at a dinner at the Shelburne Inn in Seaview on Sunday, June 5.

The purpose of the Royal Nebeker Scholarship is to encourage those pursuing an education in two- or three-dimensional visual arts. Applicants may be of any age, and must reside in either Clatsop County or Pacific County. They need not be currently registered in an arts program.

A written statement and a portfolio of 10 images of the applicant’s work is required. Finalists may, at the discretion of the scholarship committee, be interviewed as part of the application process.

Those applying can obtain an application form by contacting nebekerfund@gmail.com.

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