Information and amount for 2019 will be added in February.

Olympic Driftwood Sculptors raise money throughout the year for our scholarship program by sales of items at our shows, donations, and with money collected in our driftwood sculpture raffle. The scholarship is awarded to Olympic Peninsula area graduating high school seniors actively pursuing a degree in Art, Graphic Design, or Art education. The scholarship may be extended to current college students who have graduated from an Olympic Peninsula area high school.

 If you would like more information or to make a tax deductible donation to our scholarship fund, please complete our contact form.

To apply for our $2000 scholarship for 2019, download and complete the following form:

Select either high school or post high school applicant form, and send to us as indicated on form.

Applications must be received NO LATER THAN APRIL 15th.

How to Apply

We are doing this digitally this year.

To access the information, click here to download the form >

After clicking the link, DOWNLOAD the form and then open with adobe reader. Even if you see it on your screen the document must download or you will not be able to fill out the form on line / save it / and email it. Unless you download the form you will only be able to print it.

You must meet the deadline to be considered. Please e-mail the completed application and jpegs on or before 11:59 pm. 4-15-2018, OR the flash drive with application and jpegs in the ODS mailbox on or before 4-15-2018.

e-mail to


regular mail to

Olympic Driftwood Sculptors                                                                      Attn Colleen Bittner                                                                                    2463 E Sequim Bay Drive                                                                      Sequim, WA 98382.

All JPEG images must be e-mailed or mailed on a flash drive. We would much rather see a variety of images instead of all landscapes or all still life images, or all fantasy, etc. Figure drawing (non-anime) is a plus.

We will notify the winner in early to mid-May. We are looking forward to seeing your art. Good luck

If you have any questions, please e-mail

The winner of the 2017 scholarship is:

Luke Anderson

Luke is graduating from Port Townsend High School and will be attending Western Washington University studying Graphic Design.  His work was very creative and professional and we anticipate a very successful career for him.

Colleen Bittner, 2017 Scholarship Recipient Luke Anderson, and Lewis Bennett

Colleen Bittner, 2017 Scholarship Recipient Luke Anderson, and Lewis Bennett

2016 ODS Scholarship Winner

Elijah discussing his art at the July ODS Meeting

Elijah was a 2016 graduate of Port Townsend High School.  He will be attending the Northwest College of Art and Design at Poulsbo.  He was accepted into the School and Program as a Junior.

ODS Scholarship Committee members, left Lewis Bennett, right Colleen Bittner and Elijah center.

Applications for our next scholarship will be available online in Winter of 2018.

2015 ODS Scholarship Recipient, Duy (David), Ngheim

Duy (David) Ngheim, Scholarship Recipient, 2015  is from Port Townsend.  He is studying at Peninsula College.