Scholarships for Art Majors

Having a passion for art and a desire to major in the subject does not mean you need to resign yourself to being a “starving artist” as you complete college. There are plenty of scholarships available to help students with a love and talent for the arts fund their educations. Many scholarships for art majors are provided by local community foundations. Others are provided by national organizations that seek to advance the arts in society. Scholarships for art majors generally look for applicants with good academic standing and a demonstrable talent in a particular art form. Some scholarships ask for the submission of artwork, along with letters of recommendation and personal statements. Look through the list below to find a scholarship to fund your degree in the arts.

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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Musical Theatre|Theatre|
  • School (K-12): |Portage Central High School, Portage, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Amy Elizabeth Bousfield Scholarship was established in honors the memory of Amy Elizabeth Bousfield. The scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of Portage Central High School and pursuing major in musical theater or theater
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Jo Bortz Vocal Arts Scholarship Allegan County Community Foundation
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Vocal|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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The Jo Bortz Vocal Arts Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors or graduates of Allegan County high school. Applicants must be pursuing vocal arts studies with minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Gromme, Owen /WD Art Association Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Fine Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Wisconsin Dells High School, Wisconsin Dells, WI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|
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Gromme, Owen /WD Art Association Scholarship was established to recognize a student of Wisconsin Dells High School. The $2,000 fund is provided to students who shows excellence in the Fine Arts curriculum of the school. The scholarship will support the awardee in pursuing a college degree in fine arts or music.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Steve Utt Scholarship Hancock County Community Foundation
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  • 507
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Drafting|Structural Engineering|Building Trades|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Hancock, IN|
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The scholarship was established by the Indianapolis Tennis Championships, Inc. to provide financial assistance to graduating students of a Hancock County public high school who are planning to pursue a degree in structural engineering, architecture, building trades, drafting, or some other field relating to building trades at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the state of Indiana.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Roberta Bitgood Scholarship American Guild of Organists
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Musicals|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Connecticut|
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The Roberta Bitgood Scholarship is awarded to student resident of Connecticut. Applicants must demonstrate a degree of musical potential and have some previous keyboard experience
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Horticulture|Botany|Landscape Design|Forestry|Environmental Studies|Agronomy|Landscape Architecture|Floriculture|Plant Pathology|City Planning|Land Management|
  • Residence: Live in |Wisconsin|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, landscape architecture, botany, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental studies, city planning, land management.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |History|Anthropology|Women's Studies|Art|Ethnic/cultural studies|English|Geography|Labor Studies|Literature|Sociology|Urban Studies|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |California|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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The Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture and History was created by The Fund for Labor Culture and History. This fellowship supports innovative study of the philosophies, identities, problems, and the expressive cultures of working people in the U.S.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 2,350
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Art|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|
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David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship is a $2,350 fund given to Lee County high school seniors. The applicants must pursue arts in an accredited school. The scholarship is provided to a student who is having a financial difficulty.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Nickels for Notes Music Scholarship General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA)
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Vocal|Instrumental Music|Music Therapy|Piano|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Massachusetts|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Nickels for Notes Music Scholarship is a $500 fund provided to music students who are majoring in piano, instrument, music education, music therapy or voice. The scholarship is open to high school seniors of Massachusetts or home schooled students.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Study Scholarship for Performing Arts German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Performance Studies|Dance|Performing Arts|Drama|Direction|Choreography (Drama)|Musicals|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Canada| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|Permanent Canada Resident|
  • School (College): |German university|
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The scholarship is offered by Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), a private, publicly funded, self governing organization of higher education institutions in Germany. The scholarship provides graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study. Applicants must have gained a first university degree in the field of the Performing Arts at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme. Applicants who have been resident in Germany for longer than 15 months at the application deadline cannot be considered.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Jan Heyne Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Art|Natural Science|Physical Sciences|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|Ventura County Community College|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Jan Heyne to benefit graduating high school seniors from high schools in Ventura County enrolling full-time in a four-year accredited college or university. Ventura County community college students who are transferring to a four-year accredited college or university for an undergraduate degree are also beneficiaries of this scholarship fund.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Community and Folk Art Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Art|Teaching|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
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Community and Folk Art Scholarship Fund is awarded to a resident of Ventura County who is a graduating senior from any Ventura County high school. Applicant must be enrolling full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university to major in art.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details SAME Engineer / Architect Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 600
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Community College|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school seniors, community college freshmen or sophomores, or university freshmen, sophomores, or juniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university . Applicants must be a resident of Ventura County and pursuing a degree in Engineering or Architecture.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Bob and Lee Griffin Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Art|Science|
  • School (K-12): |Galesburg Augusta High School, Galesburg, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|
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Bob and Lee Griffin Scholarship is a $1,000 fund provided to a high school senior enrolled in Galesburg-Augusta High School. The scholarship was established to support students who want to pursue higher education. The applicant must be planning to enroll full-time in a two- or four-year not-for-profit college or university in a science, education or arts curriculum (arts can include creative writing.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,400
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Commercial Art|Media|
  • School (K-12): |Greeneville High School, Greeneville, TN|Greene, TN|Tusculum College, Greenville, TN|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Not-for-profit|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to outstanding graduating seniors of Greene County or Greeneville High School who are planning to pursue a study in fine arts, commercial arts, or media arts in an accredited not-for-profit college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Fine Arts|Communications|Mass Communications|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • School (College): |United Negro College Funde college or university|
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The scholarship was established to award outstanding African-American students who are pursuing a degree in communications, fine arts, journalism, mass communications, mass media arts, music, photography, TV production, or visual arts in a participating UNCF college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Performing Arts|Visual Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Students of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) planning to attend a non-profit public or private college/university. Applicants must be pursuing Fine Arts including all visual and performing art forms.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Sydelle F. and Arthur I. Meyer Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Visual Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Alexander W Dreyfoos School Of The Arts, West Palm Beach, FL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school senior from Dreyfoos School of the Arts who are planning to pursue a degree in music or visual arts. Applicants must have involvement in extracurricular activities to support the major and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Art|
  • School (K-12): |Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School, Little Rock, AR|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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The scholarship is designed to honor Lucas Clayton Hunsicker, it supports graduating seniors from Parkview Magnet High School who are planning to pursue a major in art or music.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Lewis B. Barber Memorial Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,300
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Deaf and Blind Teaching|Church Studies|Christian Music|Christian Education|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Lewis B. Barber to fund books and tuition for high school seniors pursuing certification to teach the deaf and blind or seminary or pre-seminary school to study church, Christian music or Christian education. Applicants must graduate from public or private high school in Charlotte,Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee counties.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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