The Lincoln Quilters Guild awarded two $1,000 scholarships in 2017 to University of Nebraska at Lincoln students for quilt-related research projects.

Molly McPherson is a Ph. D. candidate in Human Sciences with a Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design major. Molly’s anticipated graduation date is May 2019.

Jamie Swartz is a UNL Graduate Student currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree with a Textile History/Quilt Studies major. Jamie plans to graduate December 2017.