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Subject: American Academy of Bookbinding Fine Binding Scholarship

American Academy of Bookbinding Fine Binding Scholarship

From: Deb Stevens <deb<-at->
Date: Friday, February 1, 2013
The American Academy of Bookbinding is delighted to announce this
exciting new scholarship offering. To learn and develop skill in the
field of fine bookbinding is a challenging pursuit for the serious
student, requiring years of study and hours of dedicated hands-on
work.  The American Academy Fine Binding Scholarship was created in
2013 to assist one individual per year who has shown initiative and
is committed to the long-term development of their skills with the
goal to reach a professional level and contribute to the larger
bookbinding community.  The scholarship is based on merit and is
intended to create an opportunity for a student to attend AAB
courses in Telluride who may need financial assistance in
accomplishing their goal.

The Fine Binding Scholarship is a $3000 award to be applied toward
tuition and housing fees at the American Academy of Bookbinding in
Telluride.  The award is flexible in that the recipient has the
ability to apply funds solely towards tuition, or alternatively,
tuition with a component for housing.  In addition, the successful
candidate will receive a $300 allowance for materials purchased at

Conditions of the scholarship are:

    Funds must be used for course work at AAB and housing in
    Telluride only.  The recipient may apply funds to a single
    class, or multiple classes in succession.  Funds may also be
    distributed for course work in both spring and fall provided all
    funds awarded are used in the calendar year they are awarded.

    Greater than 50 percent of the funds must be applied towards

    Fine Binding students may apply.  Diploma aspirant preferred,
    but not required.

    The applicant must be a pre-existing or current student in

    Funds are not transferable to another year or to another

    Only one recipient will be chosen per year.

    A recipient may apply and be awarded the scholarship in
    subsequent years.

Application requirements:

    Completed registration form

    One-page written statement and/or a 10 minute video about your
    interest and experience in fine binding, why you feel you
    deserve the award and a statement addressing your long-term

    Five photos of three different recent bindings.

Mail or email all application materials to the American Academy of
Bookbinding by March 1, 2013.  A decision will be made by March 15,
2013 and all applicants will be notified the result.

Applications may be mailed or emailed to:

    American Academy of Bookbinding
    POB 1590, Telluride, CO  81435

We at AAB are excited to accept this generous gift on behalf of our
continuing students and are thankful to Myssie Light Acomb and Barry
Acomb who made it possible.  It is their desire and great pleasure
to offer this award to assist others in the pursuit of an education
in Fine Bookbinding at AAB.

Deb Stevens
Administrative Director
American Academy of Bookbinding
PO Box 1590
117 North Willow Street
Telluride, CO  81435

                  Conservation DistList Instance 26:36
                Distributed: Wednesday, February 6, 2013
                       Message Id: cdl-26-36-007
Received on Friday, 1 February, 2013

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