Scholarships in Sculpture

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.


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.


Olivia James Traveling Fellowship

Award: $25,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Preference is given to projects of at least a half year's duration and to students of the archaeology, architecture, classics, history, and sculpture. Award is for travel and study in the Aegean Islands, Asia Minor, Greece, Mesopotamia, Sicily, or southern Italy and is not intended to support field excavation projects.


National Sculpture Society Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must submit a brief biography and explanation of sculpture background, two recommendations, and a CD of eight to 10 images of work. Financial need is required.


Henry & Chiyo Kuwahara Creative Arts Award

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.


Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Fellowship

Award: $22,500, Deadline: January 5

Applicant should have reached an advanced level of experience or training.


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.


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.


David Lanier

Award: $800, Deadline: February 22

Applicant must have at least 75 credits and must be working in the sculpture medium.


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).


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.