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Scholarship Guidelines

Kimberly and Matthew Placzek Fine Arts Scholarship

Scholarship Essay Required

Kimberly and Matthew Placzek Fine Arts offers one scholarship for Grand Island Senior High students with a demonstrated interest in the field of Visual Fine Arts. Matthew and Kimberly Placzek have been artists for over 35 years, and are passionate about supporting ambitious artists pursuing a career in the Fine Arts. Encouraging the spark of inspiration to grow into a fulfilling career is the motivation behind this scholarship.

Amount and Terms

  • $1,200 x 1 year

Number of Scholarships

  • 1


  • Must be a graduate of Grand Island Senior High
  • Must attend an accredited Nebraska college, university or community college.
  • Student must upload 8-10 examples of their artwork portfolio saved as individual PDF files.
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Essay Question

  • Artist Statement that includes your experience, your goals for the future, and where your passion and inspiration comes from. (Max 500 words)


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