Museum Again Offering Scholarship for Continuing College Art Students

The Museum of Ventura County is now taking applications for the 2008 Bonita C. McFarland Scholarship program. Applications are open to continuing college students of the visual arts who are also Ventura County residents.

A total of $5,000 will be distributed in varying amounts, depending upon need and the number of students chosen. Applications must be received by mail only, by the deadline of October 27. Further information and an application can be downloaded from the home page at Applications are also available at the Museum of Ventura County, 89 S. California Street, Ventura. Museum hours are Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Tuesday through Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. An awards ceremony announcing recipients will be held at 4:00 p.m., November 17, at the Museum.

Bonita C. McFarland was a generous benefactor to the arts in this county, and funds for this scholarship are generated from her endowment.