The Blue Ridge Potters Guild is proud to offer scholarships to High School and College students, as well as Art Teachers in South West Virginia. Our goal is to provide opportunities for recipients to enhance and enrich their skills and interest in ceramic arts. To apply for a scholarship or for more information email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to:  BRPG Scholarship, P. O. Box 20762, Roanoke, VA 24018.


Make your tax deductible contribution to the scholarship program. The BRPG is a 501(c)(3) organization and 100% of all donations go directly to fund scholarships. Donations are fully tax deductible to the extent of the law.

Send a check payable to BRPG with “scholarship” on the memo line  and mail to B. Fowler_BRPG Scholarship, P. O. Box 20762, Roanoke, VA 24018.  You will receive an acknowledgement letter for your records.


Doris Patton of the Blue Ridge Potters Guild Scholarship Committee recently presented a Grant check to Friends of the Salem Library member Ken Sesnowski to purchase eleven pottery books in memory of Jessie Rusinko.  Ann Tripp, head Librarian of The Salem Library has a list of the books and will be purchasing them shortly and they available for check out by the public soon.

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The BRPG awarded scholarships to Art Teacher Patty Pope, High School students, Hannah Ferris and Josh Casey. Also pictured is Sandy Walker from the Scholarship Committee.

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