Scholarships, Grants and Awards

photography copyright Cheryl FrancisScholarships

Scholarships are available to NHA members

  • Members must complete and submit a NHA Scholarship Application to the Board for approval.
  • The application must be received 60 days before the spring and fall board meetings.
    Notice of approval or denial will be given within 30 days of the board meeting.
  • Scholarship Guidelines

Grants

NHA offers Grants to organizations for non-profit activities that promote and support the knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of handspinning.

  • Applicants must complete and submit a Grant Application to the Board for approval.
  • The application must be received 60 days before the spring and fall board meetings.
  • Notice of approval or denial will be given within 30 days of the board meeting.

Handspun Awards

NHA sponsors awards for excellence in handspinning at juried
competitions throughout the Northeast

  • NHA Handspun Award Guidelines
  • Complete the NHA Handspun Award Application and send it to the NHA Vice President.
  • NHA Vice President will send notice of approval or denial within 30 days of
    receipt of application.
  • The vice president will then send you the necessary paperwork.
  • You are asked to post a small sign about NHA sponsorship (included in your paperwork packet) at the site of the contest.  In addition, if possible, a mention of the NHA sponsorship in your fair program (if there is one) would also be appreciated.  We would also like you to make our membership forms available at the event.
  • We would like the person applying for the award to send information about the contest and winner and pictures if possible to our newsletter
  • When the contest is juried and the winner announced, the event organizer gives the winner instructions for completing the paperwork and receiving the award money.
  • At this time we limit Handspun Awards to one per event