The Peter Mich Scholarship for
Women in Woodworking

The Krenov Foundation is pleased to announce additional scholarships available to students at the Krenov School.

The Award Amount: $3,500

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit the following items to awards@thekrenovfoundation.org no later than
January 22, 2018.

COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM
(download here)

  • Personal Information
  • Education
  • Reasons for applying to the school / career goals
  • Financial Summary

STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL NEED

Briefly describe the reasons for applying for a scholarship award from The Krenov Foundation.

SUPPORTING FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS

  • Gross income from IRS Form 1040 or 1040 EZ for last year and the amount of other forms of support for that same year.     
  • Include sources such as parents, spousal support, grants, government  aid, veteran’s or Social  Security benefits.

TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

These may be copies of those used in the application to the School.

SHORT ESSAYS

Write a short essay addressing the first topic, and another on one of the remaining three:    

  • Prompt 1 (mandatory): I pursue the craft if fine woodworking because...
  • Prompt 2: My favorite furniture style is...
  • Prompt 3: Diversity in woodworking is important because...
  • Prompt 4: The one thing I have always wanted to build is...


Awards: The Foundation’s decision will be made and the scholarship awardees notified by the end of February 2018. The awards will be provided in early March 2018.

All information submitted on this application will be held in strict confidence.

WHO CAN APPLY?
Both first and second year female students enrolled at The Krenov School are eligible to apply for the Peter Mich Scholarships.

One of the scholarships will be awarded in the Spring of 2018 to a student currently enrolled in the woodworking program at The Krenov School and two scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in next year’s class.

Please note that demonstrated financial need is an important part of the selection criteria.

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP

The McDougal Family Foundation has donated funding for three scholarships to support women in woodworking. The scholarships are named in honor of their Executive Director, Peter Mich, an avid woodworker who strongly believed in the need for such support.