About The Scholarship

The Dancing Letters Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 in memory of Ann Van Tassell, an outgoing, vivacious and extremely talented artist. Ann was always eager to learn and eager to teach, often going out of her way to encourage lettering artists. Her love of letters, her spirit, and her enthusiasm inspired the creation of the Dancing Letters Scholarship Fund.

This fund provides financial assistance to those wishing to further their knowledge of calligraphy and its related arts through attending workshops, lectures, classes, or international, regional and local conferences.

We welcome and appreciate contributions to the Dancing Letters Scholarship Fund. These donations honor not only Ann’s memory, but also the memory of the many other calligraphers who we have lost in recent years.  Your contribution will help educate recipients who otherwise might be unable to access learning opportunities.  The Dancing Letters Scholarship Fund is a non profit, tax exempt, publicly supported organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Tax Code, and is incorporated and registered in Massachusetts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.