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Paulding Fine Arts - Doris Butz Memorial Scholarship

One of the main objectives for the Paulding Fine Arts Association is the High School Scholarship Award, which is presented each year to a graduating senior from Paulding County who plans to major in the Fine Arts. The Board of Directors and/or Education Committee select one or more qualified candidates to receive or split the total amount.

Students interested in receiving the scholarship must submit a copy of their transcript, completed application, and a sample of work such as an art portfolio (digital photos, slides, or originals), tape of performance (2-4 minutes) in early spring.

Click here for more information and for the
Doris Butz Memorial Scholarship Application.

2018 Deadline: March 31, 2018

Photos: PFAA Charter Member, Cathy Amos, giving 2017 Scholarship Winner, Rachel Hutto, her scholarship at Hiram High School's Award Program.

Rachel Hutto and her proud parents at the PFAA June 2017 meeting, where she was awarded her scholarship check.




14th District Congressional Scholarship
The 14th District Annual Congressional Scholarship Competition is held every year in a different county in the NW GA District.
In 2017, Congressman Tom Graves in partnership with Paulding Fine Arts and the City of Dallas proudly presented the 36th Annual 14th District of Georgia Congressional Art Competition. The Reception and Award Ceremony was held at the Historical Courthouse Gallery & Studios on Monday, April 24, 2017 from 6-8 pm.



High School Students age 13-18, who live in the 14th Congressional District, can enter an original, two-dimensional artwork, no larger than 28"x28"x4". Submit art to Tom Graves' Dalton or Rome offices.

The 2018 Reception will be in Murray county.

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Photos of the 2017 Artwork, Artists, and Reception & Award ceremony with list of winners can be found here: