Scholarships in Painting

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

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.

Cadogan Fellowship

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.

Stacey Scholarship Fund

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.

Paul Collins Scholarship

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.

Posey Foundation Graduate Level Art Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 1

Additional information and requirements are available upon request.

Elizabeth Massey Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a woman who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant enrolled for post-graduate studies in music, painting, or sculpture in Canada or abroad.

Mathilda Gallmeyer Scholarship

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.

Selma Naifeh Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an Oklahoma resident.

Sherman Fairchild Foundation Conservation Fellowship

Award: $22,500, Deadline: December 2

Applicant must be a qualified candidate from the United States and abroad who have already reached an advanced level of training or experience.

Gelman Trust Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a full-time, graduate, majoring in painting with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Awarded to minority applicants with a preference to those of Hispanic descent.

Kiah Painting Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a full-time, undergraduate or graduate majoring in painting with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must demonstrate financial need.

Thomas McCabe Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must major in painting, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be a full-time graduate student. Selection is based upon artistic ability and a portfolio review.

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.

Alex Minewski Scholarship

Award: $150, Deadline: None

Applicant must demonstrate excellence in painting and drawing.

Esther Kanagawa Memorial Art Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be majoring in the fine arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics or photography).

Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship

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.

Modern Abstract Decor Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a graduating senior or current college student pursuing a degree in an arts program in the United States. Business plan between 500-1000 words required.