Fine Binding Scholarship Application Form

Fine Binding Scholarship - Application Procedure


Contact Information

Application Materials

Please provide a one-page written statement and/or a 10 minute video about your interest and experience in fine binding, why you feel you deserve the award and a statement addressing your long-term goals. (Video must be viewable on a third-party platform such as Vimeo or YouTube with a link for access provided below.)
Please upload five photos of three different recent bindings (maximum file size to upload is 1 MB), or send five photos of three different bindings to

Course Information

Please select the courses for which you wish to apply funds. The Fine Binding Scholarship is a $3,000 award to be applied toward tuition (with an option to apply a limited amount toward AAB-arranged housing) at the American Academy of Bookbinding in Telluride. In addition, the successful candidate will receive a $300 allowance for materials purchased at AAB.


Thank you for your application! Decisions will be made by March 1, 2020 and students will be required to complete an acceptance form and donor thank you letter before funds can be applied to tuition.