Deadline April 15 to apply for Manu Sood art scholarship

Manu Sood
Manu Sood

Edmonds School District high school seniors planning to study visual arts at a college/university are invited to apply for the Manu Sood/Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission Scholarship. The application deadline is April 15, 2015.

Sood, who passed away in 2009, cared deeply for family, friends and her community. She enjoyed working for the Native American Education program in the Edmonds School District in the ’80s. She also served on the Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission for four years from 2005 through 2009, which complimented her strong passion for painting. In addition, she was active in the Mountlake Terrace Garden Club. In her honor, family and friends set up the Manu Sood/Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission Scholarship.

The scholarship is offered through the Foundation for Edmonds School District, and applications are due April 15 to the scholarship coordinator at the student’s respective high school. Contact Lorna Wheaton with any scholarship program questions at or 425-431-7084. You can also review other available scholarships here.

2015 Scholarship Application

One of the two required letters of reference for the Manu Sood scholarship must be from an art teacher. Applicants are required to submit an art portfolio that will be reviewed at an in-person interview with members of the Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Committee. Contact Nalin Sood to arrange for your portfolio drop off at or 425-431-5022.

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