The National Cartoonists Society Foundation (NCSF) has announced the winner of the 2011 Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship. Diana Huh, a sophomore at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is this year’s recipient.
Diana Huh, is a sophomore at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she studies history. Huh was chosen from over 100 applicants for the award, which includes a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to the National Cartoonists Society?s Reuben Award weekend in Boston in May. The scholarship applicants submitted eight examples of their work along with an entry form that included short essays on their current and future plans in cartooning. Entries were judged by a jury of seven professional cartoonists who are members of the National Cartoonists Society Foundation.
Huh is an illustrator for UCLA?s newspaper The Daily Bruin and is presently interning at Greenhouse Studios assisting on coloring the comic ?Mace and Sputnik.? She has also created an on-going web comic called ?The Wayside Manor.?