Ted's Vintage Art

The team at Ted’s Vintage Art is passionate about using modern technology & techniques to preserve historic artwork so that it may be enjoyed, in it’s original intended look, by future generations for thousands of years. We believe that preserving history is of utmost importance, and we also recognize there is a major shortage of resources behind these endeavors.

This is why Ted’s Vintage Art is offering a scholarship opportunity to one dedicated undergraduate who can display knowledge and passion in an essay on the topic of why historic preservation is important to our society, and how items like vintage maps and vintage art help play a role in this endeavor.

Scholarship Details

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Application Deadline:

  • All applications must be submitted by September 15, 2019. A winner will then be selected and notified by October 1, 2019.


  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA
  • Domestic, international and undocumented students may apply
Ted's Vintage Art History Preservation Scholarship Application

Application Details

As technology continues to grow and become an even larger part of our daily lives, it’s now more important than ever to dedicate resources towards making sure historic artifacts are preserved so that they may be enjoyed by future generations. The good news is that new technologies can also enable us to preserve things like images, maps and documents for a period of time much longer than ink and paper.

  • Please write a 1,000 word essay that reflects on the above and answers the following questions:
    • What is one way in which technology has enabled mankind to better understand, explore and preserve history?
    • Why do you personally feel it is important that historic artifacts are preserved for future generations?
    • How can the average citizen play a role in the preservation of historic artifacts for future generations?
  • Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university. A transcript, tuition receipt, or acceptance letter will accepted.
  • To apply, please submit the Ted’s Vintage Art Historic Preservation Scholarship form below.

How To Apply

Vintage Maps ScholarshipClick the button below, which links to the application form. Please complete the form with following information below to apply for the Ted’s Vintage Art History Preservation Scholarship.

  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • College or University Name
  • College or University Address
  • Proof of Enrollment (transcript, tuition receipt or acceptance letter will be accepted. Please submit as .jpeg, .pdf or .doc)
  • Essay addressing the items mentioned above (please submit as .pdf or .doc)
  • Confirmation and acceptance of terms and conditions
Click To Apply for the Scholarship

About Ted’s Vintage Art

Ted’s Vintage Art is a family owned & operated business located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Our business started out of our love for recoloring & digitally restoring old maps. As of the the time of this writing, the Ted’s Vintage Art team has digitally restored over 1,500 vintage maps of United States cities, towns and counties from the 1800s.

Our team painstakingly removes creases, tears, holes, discoloration and other blemishes that do not contribute any historical value to the maps and other vintage prints.

Our digitally restored prints are available for sale either framed or unframed, and they make excellent gifts.

Vintage maps & historic art prints for sale by Ted’s Vintage Art.

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