Scholarships in Visual Arts

Rome Prize Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident for at least three years at the time of application.

Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 29

Applicant must be pursuing a career in the visual arts.

Vermont Hand Crafters, Inc., Artisanship Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in a visual arts field at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

VSAC Board of Directors Scholarship (Joan Goodrich)

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Bennington or Rutland County in Vermont who will pursue a degree in the visual or performing arts at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need 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.

Vivian Klemz Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a resident of Ventura County, pursuing a major in visual, performing, or creative arts, and demonstrate financial need. Preference given to female applicants.

Presidential Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must submit essay and two letters of recommendation from professionals in the field. Music, dance, theatre (including technical) applicants must audition. Art applicants must submit portfolio.

Art Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be planning to major in the visual arts or art history.

Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant be a United States citizen who is 19 years of age or younger. A filmed message sharing why video games are important to you is required.

Fine Arts Entrance Scholarship

Award: $650, Deadline: March 17

Applicant must be entering the Faculty of Fine Arts with a minimum 75% average. Selection is based on academic achievement and artistic talent.

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or North Dakota. Minimum 3.4 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 25) required. Applicant must be majoring in one of the majors listed on sponsor's application page.

Laheenae Rebecca Hart Gay Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must major in art. Scholarship is not for those majoring in video, film, performing arts or the culinary arts.

Marjorie Urban Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior residing in Hansford, Lipscomb, or Ochiltree counties in Texas, who exhibits community service and leadership and will major in music or religion. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA required while in college.

Eugene Bennett Scholarship for the Visual Arts

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Jackson County high school who will attend a public or nonprofit college or university and pursue a degree in visual arts. FAFSA and minimum 2.75 GPA required.

Leora Frances Brunk McDaniel Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a female graduating senior from Jefferson High School in Portland, Oregon who is studying art or music, or attending a college or art, letters, or science. FAFSA required.

Allen L. Keeney Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Rock Springs High School looking to further their education in the study of art.

Glenn R. and Juanita B. Struble Scholarship II

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of an Oregon high school who resides in Benton, Douglas, Jackson, Lane, Linn, Marion, or Yamhill County and will major in business management, mechanical engineering, performing arts, or visual arts at a public or nonprofit college or university. FAFSA and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Psi Iota Xi, Omega Chapter- Malpas Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a female graduating senior from Lebanon High School who ranks in the top third of her class and will pursue post secondary education in art, literature, music or speech and hearing. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Marjorie Stonehill- English, Journalism & Creative Arts Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Boone County high school who will major in creative arts, english, or journalism and is in the top 30% of their class. Essay and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Arts Council of Gibson County Scholarship

Award: $2,040, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Gibson County high school planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree at an accredited college or university in the field of art, drama, or music. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

Preble Family Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 16

Applicant must be a graduating senior from New Castle High School who participated in extracurricular activities such as band, choir, or orchestra and will study music at a college or university. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Jennifer Strietlemeier Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be a resident of Bartholomew County pursuing post-secondary education in the visual arts.

Walter Blackburn Scholarship Fund

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must be a resident of Marion County who will major in design and/or architecture. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

William E. Barto Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 15 (application deadline); March 1 (FAFSA deadline)

Applicant must be a high school senior from a Duluth/Superior public/private high school who is in the top quarter of their graduating class. Applicant must be planning to attend the University of Minnesota - Duluth or the University of Wisconsin - Superior, pursuing a degree in either arts or visual arts. FAFSA is required.

Barry Martin Brown Memorial Scholarship

Award: $450, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be either a graduating high school senior in Nueces County who plans to major in the visual arts (with a preference for ceramic art) or be a current student at Del Mar College or Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. Applicant must enroll in a minimum of 12 semester hours at Del Mar College or Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.

Ann N. MacGregor Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or graduate who is a Kalamazoo County resident or is graduating or graduated from a Kalamazoo County high school who plans to enroll or currently enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-granting college or university as an undergraduate or graduate student in a visual arts program. Minimum 2.75 GPA required.

Terry Copple Fund

Award: $300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of Walla Walla High School who will major in visual arts at the college level or at a special art school. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Flora De Mayo Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 5

Applicant must be a resident of Sonoma County who has a passion and aptitude for the arts. Community commitment is required.

Leslie B. Durst Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a graduate of the Vancouver School for Arts and Academics who will pursue an education in the arts.

George E. Judd Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Lee County, FL high school who will pursue a degree in the fine or performing arts.