Alice Conger Patterson Scholarship Guidelines

  1. Typed and no more than 2 pages (8.5 x 11)
  2. Your name, email address, phone number and birth date at top of first page.
  3. Description and duration of the project/class.
  4. Reason why it will enhance your objective.
  5. Descriptive item-by-item list of expenses and/or course information for the project.
  6. Your resumé.
  7. Two letters of reference - Instruct reference writers to email references to with the subject line: Patterson Scholarship recommendation for [your name].
  8. An example of your work.
  9. Applications should be e-mailed to with the subject line:  Patterson Scholarship submission for [your name].

We notify only the grant recipient, who will be announced on the website.

Who may not apply: An individual holding elective office or public office may not apply. A person may not apply on behalf of another.
Groups, organizations, businesses, and 501(c) (3) tax exempt entities may not apply. Emrys current Board members and members of their families may not apply.

Additional Information: Grants range from $500 to $1,000. Be advised that the IRS considers grant funds as taxable income.

Project limitations: Tuition grants will be made directly to any accredited academic institution. Grants for creative endeavors will be made to the individual artist.