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The Société Jersiaise is inviting applications for two scholarships awarded for the study of art in Higher Education.

The Averil Picot Award, established in 1955, awards two grants of £1000 to Jersey students of fine art or a closely related subject at university.

The Barreau Art Scholarship, sponsored by Quilter Cheviot, makes two awards of £1000 and £500 to Jersey students of art in the form painting, sculpture, architecture, photography or film. The deadline for applications is Monday 10th November. Application forms can be downloaded here:

Averil Picot Scholarship Application Form

Barreau Scholarship Application Form



La Société Jersiaise was founded in 1873 to promote and encourage :

  • The study of the history, the archaeology, the natural history, the language and many other subjects of interest in the Island of Jersey
  • The works of the Jersey Heritage Trust and the Jersey Museums Service, and the provision of information and voluntary helpers
  • The conservation of the Island's natural environment
  • The preservation of Jersey's historical buildings and monuments
  • The publication of books and articles on topics of local interest
  • Exhibitions and displays of work
  • The collection of artefacts, books, paintings, photographs and maps of the Island
  • Through the Barreau Art Scholarship the encouragement of contemporary art by young Islanders

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