Scholarships for Fine Arts Majors

Are you following your creative passion by studying the fine arts? There are many scholarships available to students like you. Scholarships for fine arts majors are often funded by local community foundations and by organizations with nationwide reach, such as the Fulbright Program and Walt Disney Imagineering. To be eligible for some scholarships, students must plan to focus on a certain concentration, such as painting, sculpture or graphic design. Often, applicants for fine arts scholarships are asked to submit a project or portfolio demonstrating their abilities. An essay and letters of recommendation also may be required. Academic merit, as well as financial need, may be considered. If you’re interested in learning more about scholarships for fine arts majors, continue reading the list below.

Showing 1-20 of 42 scholarships
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  • 590
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art|Fine Arts|Dance|Drama|Vocal|Instrumental Music|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|
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Lillian Thomas Hull and Charles M. Hull Fine Arts Scholarship is Created by Charles to honor his wife Lillians love of the arts, this fund provides support to Hancock County students in the form of scholarships.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 45,000 - 55,000
  • 2 awards
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Cubism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Pre-doctoral level study|Post-doctoral level study|
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The fellowship is offered by Metropolitan Museum of Art annually to scholars studying Cubism or a related topic.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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
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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 Vivian Klemz Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Performing Arts|Visual Arts|Creative Language Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established by Virginia Weber on April 4, 2006 to honor and in memory of her mother, Vivian Klemz. Vivian was a gifted artist in many disciplines (painting, crafts, quilting, designing and making clothes) who never had the opportunity to attend college. This fund aims to provide scholarship support to students in the field of Arts.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Bruce T. Gora Photography Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Photography|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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Bruce T. Gora Photography Scholarship Fund is provided to a high school senior or a college student who is pursuing fine arts. The scholarship gives a $1,200 fund to graduate from a public or private school in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Ted Schwartz Memorial Scholarship Adams County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Interior Design|Visual Arts|Photography|Graphic Design|Illustration|Art Education|
  • School (K-12): |South Adams High School, Berne, IN|
  • Residence: Live in |Adams, IN|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to graduating high school senior of South Adams High School who wishes to study visual arts, art education, illustration, interior/graphic design or photography.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Mathilda & Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Painting|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|High school graduate|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students residing in Kent County for a minimum of 5 years. Applicants must be pursuing undergraduate studies in painting/fine arts. Applicants must also demonstrate artistic talent and financial need.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,600
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Visual Arts|Photography|Graphic Design|Drawing|Painting|Printmaking|Fiber arts|Sculpture|Ceramics|Digital Art (computer)|Film-making/video Production|
  • School (College): Attend |University of HawaiiManoa (HI)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The Native Hawaiian Visual Arts Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student from the University of Hawai`i-Mnoa. Applicants must be majoring in Visual arts
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details George E. Judd Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,300
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Performing Arts|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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George E. Judd Scholarship provides a $5,300 fund to support two awardees in pursuing their college education. The scholarship is given to graduating Lee County seniors who plan to pursue post-secondary education in fine or performing arts.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Paul Collins Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Applied Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • School (College): Attend |Aquinas College (MI)|Calvin College (MI)|Grand Rapids Community College (MI)|Grand Valley State University (MI)|Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University (MI)|
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This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate students studying Fine or Applied Arts at Aquinas, Calvin, GVSU, GRCC or Kendall. Applicants must demonstrate artistic talent and financial need.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Decorative Arts|Architecture|Interior Design|Visual Arts|Photography|Graphic Design|Illustration|Drawing|Painting|Ceramics|Film-making/video Production|Fashion|Sketching|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
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The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established to recognize students pursuing a major and career in visual arts. Applicants must exhibit leadership and community service and U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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 Study Scholarship for Visual Art German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Oct-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Design|Fine Arts|Film|Visual Communications|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Study Scholarship for Visual Art is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in the fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Reifsteck, Bud Memorial Scholarship Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Fine Arts|Dance|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Reifsteck, Bud Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Bud, a 4-year-old who loved music and the arts. This scholarship aims to assists students who are majoring in music, dance or fine arts.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Art History|Electronics|Photography|Graphic Design|Printmaking|Sculpture|Ceramics|Drawing and Painting|Fiber|Glass|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
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The John and Reiko Kuga Phillip Scholarship is awarded to a graduate of public high school from Hawai`i island. Applicants must be pursuing major in art history, ceramics, drawing and painting, electronic arts, fiber, glass, graphic design, photography, printmaking, sculpture
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Culinary Arts|Drama|Vocal|Instrumental Music|Visual Arts|Industrial Arts|Speech|
  • School (K-12): |Northeast High School, IA|
  • School (College): |University|Community College|College|Technical School|Post-Secondary Education|
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The scholarship is for Northeast High School students pursuing post-secondary education at, but not limited to, community colleges, occupational programs, technical schools and colleges and universities.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Trever Bennett Memorial Art Scholarship High Desert Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Art|Dance|Photography|Graphic Design|Drawing|Painting|Sculpture|Digital Production|Theatre|
  • Residence: Live in |High Desert, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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Administered by High Desert Community Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to High School graduating senior from the High Desert area who is interested in pursuing a degree in an artistic field.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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