EGA Scholarship Committee announces new Scholarship winners and more

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The EGA Scholarship Committee is proud to announce that Margaret Welch has been awarded the Legacy Scholarship for her Kosovar Needlework Research. Working with the Kosovo Ethnological Museum, she will study the techniques of needlework used in Kosovo, with an ultimate goal of teaching at the museum and creating a book and blog about the historical techniques.

Laura Sandison and Sandie Cormaci-Boles will be attending the International Embroidery Conference due to the generosity of an anonymous donor who established a scholarship to pay their registration fees.

The Mary-Dick Digges Scholarship to Sheila Iskin of the Valley Quail Chapter. Sheila will be taking a Needlelace Primer class at the GPR Seminar, Days of Vines and Stitches.

Apply for the Marjorie Jones Scholarship

The Marjorie Jones Scholarship will be awarded to provide an opportunity to learn and study crewel embroidery. The scholarship can be used to cover registration, the seminar non-refundable fee and kits fees for a crewel class(es) at an EGA National or Region Seminar. The application for the Marjorie Jones Scholarship can be found on the Scholarships & Awards page. Applications must be received by May 1.

Nominate someone for the Gold Thread Award

The annual Gold Thread Award recognizes outstanding individuals who have given freely of their time and talents and best exemplify EGA’s purpose. Service at any level of EGA (local, Region or National) is appropriate criteria for a nomination. Please take the time to recognize a chapter mate who makes EGA the organization we all cherish. Nominations forms can be found on the Scholarships & Awards page. The nominations for the Gold Thread Award must be received by May 1.

Learn more about EGA’s Scholarships & Awards