The James C. Whitney Memorial Scholarship

Jim Whitney was a strong supporter of the American Glass Guild during its inception, and approached his life, art, and craft with great passion and a high level of integrity. We hope his zest for life and pursuit of excellence will inspire recipients of this memorial scholarship in their stained glass careers. Since 2007 the Whitney Memorial Scholarship has handed out 95 scholarships.

Recipients receive full or partial scholarships for various educational opportunities, such as conferences and workshops, or ongoing educational efforts.


Deadline for applications:  Deadline extended to Monday, March 7, 2016 with notification of awards by April 7, 2016.

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Jim Whitney

We would like to congratulate the following 2015 recipients:

Amber Wingerson
Ipswich, Massachusetts
Intended use of scholarship: Conference at George Mason University in June 2015

Amy Valuck
Media, Pennsylvania
Intended use of scholarship: American Glass Guild Conference fees, June 2015

Daniel White
Palmyra, Virginia
Intended use of scholarship: 3-day private instruction with Debora Coombs at her Vermont studio, 2015

Bart Crowe
Marietta, Georgia
Intended use of scholarship: Glasspainting for Artists Workshop by Debora Coombs in Oregon, June 2015

Carol Slovikosky
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Intended use of scholarship: American Glass Guild Conference fees, June 2015

Jennifer Swett
New York, New York
Intended use of scholarship: American Glass Guild Conference fees and Workshop, June 2015

James Shuster
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Intended use of scholarship: American Glass Guild Conference fees and Workshop, June 2015

Mary Chuduk
Tempe, Arizona
Intended use of scholarship: Glass Painting Workshop with J. Kenneth Leap, Bryn Athyn College, July 2015

Karen Henderson
Montgomery Village, Maryland
Intended use of scholarship: American Glass Guild Conference fees, June 2015