Grants and Scholarships

The Shirley Wright Scholarship for Graduating High School Seniors

This scholarship is given in the name of Shirley Wright, an accomplished, talented and respected Lopez artist who gave generously of her time in supporting and developing the skills of beginning artists, in addition to working tirelessly within her own highly acclaimed art career.

The Lopez Artist Guild maintains monies for this scholarship through its own fundraising efforts and is pleased to be able to award an annual scholarship of $1,000 to any student who has met the requirements. Funds are awarded for tuition and educational expenses directly related to continuing an education within an accredited art program, university or college, and will be paid directly to same by LAG.

Any Lopez resident who is completing the requirements for graduation may apply. Applicants should send a letter of intent by May 1 stating an interest in applying for this scholarship - see Contact Us for mailing address. Email address is given below.

The application needs to be completed and returned by May 15:

Fill in and submit Shirley Wright Scholarship application form.

Financial Aid Grant

This grant is for artists and craftspeople. The grant money is to be used for materials and/or equipment and/or training. Applicants must be residents of Lopez Island and members of Lopez Artist Guild in good standing for the previous 12 months of Lopez Artist Guild. Applicants must have a current Profile Page posted on the LAG Website and have given some volunteer time to Lopez Artist Guild. Applications will be weighted accordingly when financial need is noted.

The application must be submitted before May 15 of each year:

Fill in and submit financial aid application form.


Sheila Metcalf: Scholarships and Grants
Phone: 360.468.4595