Scholarships in Art Therapy

Rawley Silver Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be an active student member of AATA, be enrolled or accepted in an AATA-approved program, and submit transcripts, letters of recommendation, essay, and financial information. Selection is based upon academic ability and financial need.

AATA Anniversary Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be an active student member of AATA, have a minimum 3.25 GPA, demonstrate financial need, be enrolled or accepted in an AATA-approved program, and submit transcripts, letters of recommendation, essay, and financial information.

Myra Levick Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be an active student member of AATA, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, be enrolled or accepted in an AATA-approved program, and submit transcripts, letters of recommendation, essay, and financial information.

Talent Award

Award: $12,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must audition or submit a portfolio for review.

Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a member of an ethnic minority group, be an active student member of AATA, be enrolled in an AATA-approved program, demonstrate financial need, and submit essay and letters of recommendation.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Carol Jo Wright '71 Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must demonstrate artistic talent and plans to enter a career related to art therapy or teaching.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Art Therapy

Bernie Marek Scholarship for Art Therapy Students

Award: $1,500, Deadline: September 30

Applicant must be a graduate student majoring in art therapy.

Art Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a new entering student (fall term entry only) who is able to demonstrate an ability in art. Portfolio CD required.

QualityBath.com Scholarship Program

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, a high-school senior or college level student, have a 3.0 minimum GPA or higher and be pursuing a degree in the arts or design field. Applicants must convey the beauty of humanity either through written essay, image or 90-second video.

Bill McKnight Legacy Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Preference given to applicants from Kitsap County/Bainbridge Island, Washington.