Scholarships in Performing/fine Arts

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship Program

Award: $8,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be Jewish who was born/raised in the Chicago Metropolitan area or who has one year of employment in the Chicago area prior to entering school. Undergraduate applicants must be entering their junior or senior year; graduate applicants must be entering an accredited, professional graduate school as a full-time student. Applicant must plan to remain in Chicago after completing school and have the intention to be in a career in the helping professions. Personal interview required.

Vermont Alliance for Arts Education (VAAE) Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Vermont who will pursue a degree in the arts at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need, academic achievement and significant skill and talent in an artistic medium must be demonstrated.

Senator James M. Jeffords Endowed Scholarship to Honor Marion Hausman Jeffords

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a graduating senior who will pursue a degree in the arts at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Edward A. and Shirley B. Livi Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a resident of Franklin, Hampden, or Hampshire County, MA who will pursue education in the fine or performing arts.

WestFest Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a resident of Hampden County, MA pursuing a degree in the arts.

Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids Minority Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a student of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) who is a Kent County, MI, resident. Applicant must be attending a non-profit public or private college/university and majoring in fine arts (including all visual and performing art forms). Financial need and minimum 2.5 GPA are required.