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THE FRANK CHANEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
A scholarship fund of The St. Croix Valley Foundation

516 Second Street, Suite 214, Hudson WI 54016


INFORMATION SHEET
The Frank Chaney Memorial Scholarship Fund is intended to provide scholarship awards to legal dependents of employees of the Andersen enterprise, who demonstrate artistic ability and wish to enroll in an art-related degree program in a post-secondary educational institution. A $12,000 award will be made annually, paid out at $3,000 a year over four years, subject to conditions of the grant. The winner of The Frank Chaney Memorial Scholarship Award will be announced in May. Applications are due on April 1, 2013.
The Frank Chaney Memorial Scholarship Fund described here is currently available to all high school students with parents employed within the Andersen enterprise.
Locations:

  • Andersen Corporation

  • EMCO

  • Andersen Windows, Inc.

  • KML

  • Andersen Logistics

  • Renewal by Andersen

  • Eagle Window & Door

  • Silver Line

  • Custom Pultrusions, Inc.








ELIGIBILITY
The applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:


  • Be a legal dependent of an Andersen enterprise employee. The employee may be active, retired or deceased but have a minimum of 24 months accumulated active employment by the Andersen enterprise at the time of the annual announcement of award winners in May. More than one child per family may apply for and/or receive awards from the Fund.




  • Be a public, private or home schooled high school senior to be graduated in the current school year.




  • Have applied to or been accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college or university and intend on gaining a degree in an art-related program, preferably the visual arts.




  • Have successfully completed a minimum of one year as a student in an art program of his/her respective high school.




  • Have a minimum overall high school G.P.A. of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and a G.P.A. of 3.0 in the art curriculum. Extenuating circumstances may be considered, however, if G.P.A. falls below this point.




  • Submit the following application materials by the deadline date:




  • Scholarship Application Form




  • Personal statement of educational and artistic goals







  • Portfolio of no more than eight works of art (see Scholarship Application Form for description of artwork required)


SELECTION


  • The Frank Chaney Memorial Scholarship Fund Advisory Committee reviews all scholarship materials and makes recommendations to The St. Croix Valley Foundation regarding the annual scholarship recipient.




  • The primary consideration in the selection process is exceptional artistic ability as demonstrated by the materials in the applicant's portfolio.



APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Applicant distributes the two attached Recommendation Forms, requesting that the individuals providing the recommendations submit the forms as outlined on or before April 1, 2013.




  • Applicant submits the attached Scholarship Application Form, Personal Statement and Portfolio on or before

April 1, 2013 to:
The Frank Chaney Memorial Scholarship Fund

c/o Margi Miller

St. Croix Valley Foundation

516 Second Street, Suite 214

Hudson, WI 54016

(Phone: 715-386-9490, mmiller@scvfoundation.org)


All materials should be neatly typed. Supplementary materials should be clearly labeled and attached to the Scholarship Application Form. Each piece of the Portfolio should be photographed for submission, in PDF format, on a disc that is clearly labeled with the applicant’s name, address and telephone number plus additional relevant information noted in the Portfolio description.
Additional information may be obtained from Margi Miller, Scholarship Services, The St. Croix Valley Foundation, 715-386-9490.
Application materials are also available online at: www.scvfoundation.org
THE FRANK CHANEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

A scholarship fund of The St. Croix Valley Foundation

516 Second Street, Suite 214, Hudson, WI 54016

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM


For Undergraduate Study
To be completed by the applicant and submitted on or before April 1, 2013 with all portfolio materials to: The Frank Chaney Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Margi Miller, St. Croix Valley Foundation, 516 Second Street, Suite 214, Hudson WI 54016, (715) 386-9490. Each portfolio piece should be photographed for submission, in PDF format on a disc, clearly labeled with the applicant's name, address and telephone number plus additional relevant information noted in the portfolio description. All application materials should be typed and supplementary materials must be clearly labeled and securely attached to the application form.
APPLICANT DATA


  1. Name:

Last First Middle
2. Home Address: Street City State Zip


  1. Telephone Number:

Area Code Number
ANDERSEN ENTERPRISE EMPLOYEE PARENT/GUARDIAN DATA


  1. Name:

Last First Middle


  1. Employee ID Number: 3. Title/Position:

4. Employee Parent /Guardian Employment Status:



Active Date Hired:

Retired Date Hired: Date Retired:

Deceased Date Hired: Date Deceased:
5. Parent/Guardian Home Address (if different from applicant):

Street City State Zip



SCHOOL DATA

1. Current high school:

Street City State Zip

2. High school graduation date (month/year):

3. Cumulative high school G.P.A. (on a 4.0 scale): High school art G.P.A.:

4. List art courses taken while in high school (include length of time). Use a separate sheet of paper, if necessary.








5. List art/design related courses and extra-curricular artistic activities during the last three years. Indicate where and when these activities occurred. Activities could include exhibitions of artwork, offices held, awards/honors, etc. Use a separate sheet of paper, if necessary.










6. Art teacher(s): Telephone: ( )






Telephone: ( )


7. Guidance Counselor: Telephone: ( )




8. I intend to enroll in the following college/university: (Include address of the Bursar's office or its equivalent.)

____________________________________________________________________________
My intended area of study is:
To be completed by a high school guidance counselor or registrar:

I certify that the student submitting this scholarship has correctly reported high school G.P.A., test scores, class rank and percentile rank.
Name and Position:


Date: Signature:


PERSONAL STATEMENT

Please attach a statement (not to exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages) of your educational plans and artistic goals as they relate to you personally and to your career goals. Include motivating factors or important experiences which have helped to shape your personal philosophy and/or your educational plans and/ or career goals. Think carefully about this statement. It is very important in the selection process.


RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommendation letters are being sent to the St. Croix Valley Foundation by:


1) Name: Title:

Address: Telephone:
2) Name: Title:

Address: Telephone:
PORTFOLIO
Submit a formal portfolio of no more than eight works of art/design. This portfolio will be photographs of the work, NOT the actual pieces, in PDF format, on a disc, clearly labeled with the student’s name. Image one must be a drawing (using any medium) done from a set-up still life subject matter. Do not work from a photograph. Image two must be a self-portrait (personal interpretation) depicted in any medium or combination of media, from drawing to two-dimensional or three-dimensional design concepts. The remaining six works should best represent the applicant's artistic strengths. Drawing, prints, paintings, photography, ceramics, jewelry, fiber art, sculpture, interior design renderings, architectural design and graphic design are acceptable portfolio submissions.
Images of all should be submitted, (not the actual piece of art) in PDF format, on a disc. Each image should be labeled with: artist's name, media, dimensions L-W-H, and date of work. Indicate top of image with an arrow. The still life drawing and self-portrait submissions should be identified on the labels of the works. Include a corresponding list of images with the portfolio.
The portfolio on a disc must be delivered to the St. Croix Valley Foundation on or before April 1, 2013.
Note to applicant: Your application will not be considered unless all materials related to this application, including the (1) Application Form, (2) Personal Statement, (3) two Recommenda­tion Forms, and (4) Portfolio are received on or before April 1, 2013.
By signing this application, I am authorizing The St. Croix Valley Foundation and The Frank Chaney Memorial Scholarship Fund Advisory Committee to examine my academic and personal records submitted as part of this application, and verifying that all information is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. My signature also certifies that all supplementary materials submitted (except transcripts and recommendations) are my original work.

Applicant’s Signature Date



THE FRANK CHANEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

A scholarship fund of The St. Croix Valley Foundation

516 Second Street, Suite 214, Hudson WI 54016
RECOMMENDATION FORM

Student's Name:


Major Area of Art Interest:
To the applicant: Complete the top portion of this form and give it to a person best qualified to know your ability as a future college student, supplying that person with a stamped envelope which you have addressed to: The Frank Chaney Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Margi Miller, St. Croix Valley Foundation, 516 Second Street, Suite 214, Hudson, WI 54016. (715) 386-9490.
To the person completing this form: The student identified above is applying for an art scholarship. Your appraisal of the applicant's potential as a college student will be appreciated. Please comment on all of the following categories: intellectual capacity, creative ability, emotional maturity, level of motivation, skill and craftsmanship, potential for success in a college setting. Use the back of this form if necessary. This student's application will not be reviewed until your recommendation is received by the Scholarship Selection Committee. The deadline date for receipt of this recommendation is April 1, 2013.
Comments:

How long have you known the applicant?


In what capacity?
Signature:
Printed Name
Address:



THE FRANK CHANEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

A scholarship fund of The St. Croix Valley Foundation

516 Second Street, Suite 214, Hudson WI 54106
RECOMMENDATION FORM

Student's Name:




Major Area of Art Interest:






To the applicant: Complete the top portion of this form and give it to a person best qualified to know your ability as a future college student, supplying that person with a stamped envelope which you have addressed to: The Frank Chaney Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Margi Miller, St. Croix Valley Foundation, 516 Second Street, Suite 214, Hudson, WI 54016 - (715) 386-9490.
To the person completing this form: The student identified above is applying for an art scholarship. Your appraisal of the applicant's potential as a college student will be appreciated. Please comment on all of the following categories: intellectual capacity, creative ability, emotional maturity, level of motivation, skill and craftsmanship, potential for success in a college setting. Use the back of this form if necessary. This student's application will not be reviewed until your recommendation is received by the Scholarship Selection Committee. The deadline date for receipt of this recommendation is April 1, 2013.
Comments:

How long have you known the applicant?


In what capacity?
Signature:
Printed Name:
Address:

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