Meagan Smith Awarded the Handweavers Guild of America Scholarship

MFA student Meagan Smith working on a digital loom in the studio.
MFA candidate in Textiles, Meagan Smith has been awarded the Handweavers Guild of America (HGA) Scholarship. As one of two scholarship recipients, she will receive $2000 this semester while she is doing her thesis research. Her artwork will also be featured in the February issue of the HGA magazine “Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot." 

The Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. offers scholarships for students enrolled in accredited academic programs in the United States and Canada. The scholarships fund students furthering their education in the field of fiber arts, including textile research, history, and conservation. Rather than financial need, scholarship funds are awarded based on artistic and technical excellence and/or on demonstrated excellence in research of textiles, textile history, and textile conservation. Scholarship funds of $4,000 or more are awarded annually for the academic year.

POSTED: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 4:04pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 4:09pm