Meet the first Legacy of Letters 2023 Crowdfunded Scholarship Winner

Shaqa Bovand

Arabic typeface by Shaqa Bovand.

Shaqa Bovand from Iran, a student in the MA Typeface Design program at the University of Reading, is our fifth scholarship participant. She was supported by donations (ranging in size from $25 to $500) from 31 individuals and two couples via an informal crowdfunding campaign. Both Shaqa and I wish to publicly thank those donors (in alphabetical order) for their financial assistance*:

Henri-Paul Bronsard
Paul Carlos
Graham Clifford
Moira Collins
Ben and Ellen Erdreich
Behdad Esfahbod
Glenn Fleishman
Linda Florio
Davide Fornari
David Hackett
Doris Halle
Zelda Harrison
Cheryl Jacobsen
Sol Kawage
Jeff Kellem
Steve Kennedy
Scott Kosofsky
Nancy Leavitt
Ellen Lupton and Abbott Miller
Raoul Martinez
Lian Ng
Stephen Nixon
Luca Pizari
Carolyn Porter
Chris Pullman
Adrian Shaughnessy
Parisa Takashori
Diane Tomasso
Dyana Weisman

*If you donated money and do not see your name on this list it is because your contribution has been applied to the crowdfunding effort to fund a spot in Legacy of Letters 2023 for Chiara Bergese.