Award: $18,000, Deadline: None
Grants are intended for art students and artists in the early or developmental stage of their career. Applicants must work in a figurative or representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture, or printmaking and be committed to making the practice of their art a lifetime career. Grants are intended to assist applicants in the study or practice of their art, and the costs associated therewith, such as tuition, studio rental, model fees, travel, and living expenses. Eligible courses of study or training include undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate studies and diploma programs from accredited institutions, recognized residencies, apprenticeships/internships, and studio training. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of their application. Grants are available to students and artists around the world.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15
Applicant must be nominated by an instructor at his or her institution, must have completed at least one semester of graduate study, and must have at least two semesters remaining before graduation. Artwork submitted must have been completed within the past two years.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1
Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a high school graduate between the ages 18 and 35.
Award: $500, Deadline: April 1
Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrate artistic talent, and be a resident of Kent County, Mich. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1
Award is to encourage creative projects reflecting the Japanese-American experience and providing cultural representation. Applicant must be a member of JACL. Selection is based upon personal statement, letters of recommendation, transcripts, work experience, and community involvement. Professional artists are not eligible.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1
Applicant must have a minimum 2.75 GPA, and have lived in Kent County, Mich. for at least five years. Applicant must have received artistic awards or recognition, and demonstrate artistic talent. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.
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.
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.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19
Applicant must be majoring in the fine arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics or photography).
Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31
Applicant must be a high school senior, college freshmen, or college sophomore in the U.S. or Canada and enrolled in a visual arts program. Portfolio, personal statement, letter of recommendation, and copy of a transcript required.