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.

Showing 161-180 of 364 scholarships
View Details Louis Armstrong Scholarship at The University of New Orleans American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • Character Trait: Show |Musicianship|
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This scholarship was established in honor of the great Louis Armstrong, to provide assistance to talented jazz musicians who has limited financial resources the opportunity to study music in a formal academic environment.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Fellowships at the Winterthur Organization of American Historians
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Decorative Arts|Architecture|Design|Material Culture|Consumer Culture|Garden and Landscape Studies|Cultural History|
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The Fellowships at the Winterthur is providing short- and long-term fellowships in research in material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture, garden and landscape studies, and areas of social and cultural history.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship The John Philip Sousa Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Instrumental Music|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student attending college or university. Applicants must be pursuing major in instrumental, music education
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Construction Management|Structural Engineering|
  • School (College): |California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA)|North Carolina State University (NC)|Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)|Arizona State University (AZ)|University of Michigan (MI)|Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN|Texas Tech University (TX)|Washington State University (WA)|University of Florida (FL)|California State UniversityFullerton (CA)|University of Arizona (AZ)|Pennsylvania State University (PA)|University of Southern California (CA)|California State University-Long Beach (CA)|University of Miami (FL)|Florida International University (FL)|Iowa State University (IA)|University of Cincinnati (OH)|Clemson University (SC)|Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI)|Oregon State University (OR)|Boise State University (ID)|Brigham Young University (UT)|California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo (CA)|California State University, Fresno (CA)|California State University, Fullerton (CA)|California State University, Long Beach (CA)|California State University, Sacramento (CA)|Louisiana State University (LA)|New York University Tandon School of Engineering, New York (NY)|Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)|Oklahoma State University (OK)|Oregon Institute of Technology (OR)|Penn State University (PA)|Portland State University (OR)|Southern California Institute of Architecture (CA)|University of California, Berkeley (CA)|University of California, Davis (CA)|University of California, Irvine (CA)|University of California, Los Angeles (CA)|University of California, San Diego (CA)|University of Idaho (ID)|University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign (IL)|University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NV)|University of North Texas (TX)|University of Texas, Arlington (TX)|University of Texas, Austin (TX)|University of Washington (WA)|University of Wyoming (WY)|Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA)|Brigham Young UniversityHawaii (HI)|California State UniversityFresno (CA)|California State University-Sacramento (CA)|NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering|Dominican University of California (CA)|
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|Work Activities|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 25,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Landscape Architecture|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
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The Landscape Architecture Foundation Olmsted Scholars Program is awarded to outstanding student leader nominated by faculty from a university
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Education|Art History|Museum Studies|Studio Art|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College Graduate|
  • Character Trait: Show |Passion|Independence|Collaborativeness|Flexibility|
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Internship for recent college graduates or students currently enrolled in a graduate degree program who have a passion for both art and museum education.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Suzuki Music-Piano|
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Barbara Schneiderman Memorial Scholarship for Piano Enrichment is provided to students who has completed two years of Suzuki music. The award will cover the tuition for the Suzuki camp or music camp.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Study Scholarship for Architecture German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Oct-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Interior Design|Urban Planning|Landscape Architecture|Monument Conservation|Urban Development|Regional Planning|Landscape Planning|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Study Scholarship for Architecture is awarded to students pursuing a degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning, Urban Development, Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Art|
  • School (K-12): |West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Vocational School|Trade School|Graduate School|Professional school|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to high school graduates of West Aurora High School with a learning or physical disabilities, who are planning to pursue a career as an art educator or students majoring in art at an accredited two or four-year institution, professional/trade/vocational school or graduate school in the US.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Aurora Junior Womans Club Scholarship in Honor of Katy Fox Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Communications|Theatre|
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
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The Aurora Junior Womans Club Scholarship was created in honor of Katy Fox. This scholarship awards selected students taking up education, communications, or theater major. Applicants must be Aurora City residents and graduates of a high school located within the Community Foundation.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details NPPF Still and Multimedia Scholarship National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Nov-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Photojournalism|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
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The NPPF Still and Multimedia Scholarship is awarded to student pursuing major in photojournalism with a minimum of 2.8 GPA
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 40 awards
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art History|Philosophy|Environmental Science|English Literature|Asian Studies|Theology|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-doctoral level study|
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Fellowship offered by The National Humanities Center to individuals with PhD or equivalent scholarly credentials.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Mary Baker Eddy Library Research Fellowships Organization of American Historians
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Journalism|Spirituality and Health|Women's History|Religious Studies|Nineteenth-century History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Mary Baker Eddy Library Research Fellowships accepts applicants who are academic scholars, independent researchers, and graduate students. The applicabts must have research that include women's history, spirituality and health, religious studies, nineteenth-century history, architecture or journalism.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Journalism|Spirituality and Health|Women's History|Religious Studies|Nineteenth-century History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Research Fellowships at The Mary Baker Eddy Library is awarded to graduate students, researchers, academic scholars interested in working the librarys collections. Applicants must be doing research in womens history, spirituality and health, religious studies, nineteenth-century history, architecture, and journalism
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
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  • 12,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Design|Fine Arts|Art Education|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Eastern Iowa, IA|Western Illinois, IL|
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This scholarship was named after William Brand Boeshaar, Lillian Brands nephew who passed away at a young age while he was studying art at St. Ambrose University. Her nephews love of art led to a perpetual gift for young artists in the Quad City area. This scholarship is funded by the Brand Boeshaar Foundation Fund, managed by the Figge Education Department, and administered by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend. This is open to graduating seniors in eastern Iowa and western Illinois who wish to study fine arts, design or art education in college.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Charlotte T. Reid Memorial Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to high school graduates of East Aurora or West Aurora High School who are pursuing a study related in the field of music at an accredited two or four-year institution, professional/trade/vocational school, or graduate school in the US.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Debbie Callahan Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art|
  • School (College): |Art School|Art School|
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This fund will provide an annual scholarship to a student attending an art school, or to a student pursuing an art major.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Fellowships at Historic Deerfield Organization of American Historians
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  • n/a
  • 7 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art History|Archaeology|History|American Studies|Architecture|Art|Design|Material Culture|Preservation and Museum Studies|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|
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A nine-week Summer Fellowship Program in History and Material Culture open to junior or senior undergraduates.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Herb Smith/Eunice Fleming Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Dance|Musical Theatre|Theatre|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing studies in the field of Music, Theater, Musical Theater, and/or dance at any college or university of choice. Preference is given to students residing in Fayette, Kanawha or Wood Counties. This scholarship is renewable.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Vocal|Piano|Musical Theatre|Hawaiian Music|Opera|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited U.S College or University|Accredited Hawai'i College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in music, specifically piano and/or voice, with emphasis on Hawaiian music, opera or musical theatre. Applicants must be seriously committed to music training, a career in music and dedicated to artistic excellence. Financial need is required.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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