Scholarships Available To Graduating Seniors Pursuing a Degree in Visual Arts

The Friends of the Waterloo Center for the Arts are now accepting applications for the Raymond T. Forsberg and Marilyn S. Hurley Memorial Scholarships, both in the amount of $1,000.

These scholarships are available to graduating seniors attending high school within a 35-mile radius of Waterloo who are interested in pursuing a post-secondary degree in the visual arts (art education, graphic design/graphic communications, fine arts, photography, etc.). A panel of art professionals will select the scholarship winners based on students’ application, essay, portfolio, transcript, SAT/ACT scores and letters of recommendation.

All application materials are due by 5:00pm on April 22. Two scholarship recipients will be notified and honored with a reception in May.

Students can download an application at, pick-up an application in person at the Waterloo Center for the Arts, or request one by contacting the Center at 319.291.4490 or

The Waterloo Center for the Arts’ mission is to stimulate inquiry, provoke dialogue and connect people through the arts.