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Honey Hooser Scholarship

The City of Surrey awards the $500 Honey Hooser Scholarship each year to a graduating post secondary arts student, or to a student with an interest in arts and crafts graduating from a senior secondary school in Surrey, or to a disabled person with an interest in arts and crafts. The interest may be broad and include the study of the visual, graphic, or performing arts, or the development of the tools to facilitate these arts.

2019 Honey Hooser Scholarship

Applications for the 2019 Honey Hooser Scholarship will be available April 2019.

Background

2018 Honey Hooser Scholarship winner

Saavin Lidder was awarded the 2018 Honey Hooser Scholarship. Saavin is a grade 12 student attending Southridge School in Surrey. She volunteers with Semiahmoo House Society, a non-profit organization that provides employment and support services for those with disabilities. She has organized a program that provides arts-based recreational activities for members of Semiahmoo House Society. Saavin plans to pursue a Social Sciences degree next year.

About Honey Hooser

Honey Hooser was a noted weaver and Surrey pioneer who settled in Surrey with her husband in 1921. She practiced and taught the craft of weaving and was keenly involved with the Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild. The Honey Hooser Scholarship was originally setup by her son Doug who contributed funds each year in support of the program.