Join the Mystical Order of the Phoenix Mardi Gras Krewe in remembering our friend and mentor, Heather Nichols, who was a founding member, board chairman, and lover of all things Mardi Gras and MOOTP. This one-time monetary award is open to young women in the Greater New Orleans area who are currently enrolled in an art program or school endorsed art course. Art programs may be defined as a program that provides New Orleans area local youth with educational experience in art. (YAMS, YAYA, New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, NOCCA, etc.) Students in grades 9 through 12 who are active participants in a school art course or program are invited to submit an application along with artwork specific to our guidelines, to compete for a $1000 scholarship, payable directly to the winner.