A Scholarship for this year’s Great Lakes Men’s Knitting Retreat is available.
What it covers:
Retreat Registration fees for Friday Noon thru Sunday
Circle Pines Retreat Fees only
Up to $250 travel expense reimbursement (if needed)
What it does not cover:
Any amount over $250 in Travel to and from Retreat, nor any incident fees or personal purchases
Please feel free to submit a nomination for yourself or for someone you know who would like to attend
September 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Scholarship winner will be notified by October 15th. Recipient will need to confirm ability to attend.
Nominees will be judged by a panel of knitters. Examples of nominations:
- “I would like to nominate John O’Hara for the 2018 GLMKR Scholarship. John is a Librarian in Northern Illinois with a great love for reading and knitting. He is always teaching knitting to anyone interested and has taught his wife to knit and has begun to teach his children (who he thinks are too young yet to learn, but he still tries). He lives in a very rural part of the State with no local yarn stores, so John helped start a knitting group at the library where he works and has also worked to increase the number of books on knitting kept within his library network (for which we are all very grateful). John would love to get together with other guys who have a love for knitting, crocheting and spinning and I think he would be an amazing addition to your group of guys.”
- “I would like to nominate myself, John O’Hara, for the 2018 GLMKR Scholarship. I have been knitting for 3 years and am completely hooked. As a professional who travels a lot, I take great pride in knitting in public and teaching coworkers how to knit. Unfortunately, since most of my work is done for non-profit organizations and I support a family of five, I have no funding, but would very much appreciate the opportunity of being around other guys that knit. I would appreciate your favorable review of my nomination.”