Festival Scholarships

Really want to take a MFF workshop but your funds are limited?  We have scholarships available.  All we ask is that you share what you learn with others.  Apply now!

2022 MFF Founders Scholarship recipients were Dorothy Behl, Becky Donker, Dorothy Kane, Katie Olding & Liz Ralston.

Complete Application Here 

Printable 2023 Workshop List 


MFF Founders' Scholarship:

One (1) full day workshop OR Two (2) half day workshops

This scholarship is provided by Michigan Fiber Festival to honor two of our founders: Susan Black Drummond (d.1995) and Jill Turner.

Susan Black Drummond was a founder of MFF’s precursor, Fiberfest, and was active in the arts and community education programs.

Jill Turner was one of the original founders of Michigan Fiber Festival, and dedicated 20+ years to MFF, before retiring to the East Coast in 2016.

Guidelines to apply for Scholarship:                                                                       

  1. You may only apply once in a three (3) year period for the Founders Scholarship.
  2. You may be disqualified if all requested information is not given or is illegible.
  3. Applications are due May 14, 2023.
  4. Each application will be carefully reviewed.  Applicants will be presented to the Board at the May 16, 2023 meeting for acceptance or denial.  All applicants will be notified by May 22, 2024 with the Boards decision which is final. 
  5. Accepted scholarship must be used in the year they are presented.

Please email your application to staff@michiganfiberfestival.info

or mail to:

PO Box 744
Hastings, MI 49058

Call the office at 269.948.2497 with any questions

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