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Antonio Cirino Memorial Award
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate an interest in learning about and practicing art. Preference will be given to visual artists. Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a master's or doctoral program that will lead to a career in art education.

Amount: $2,000-$10,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Archibald Rutledge Scholarship Program
Sponsor: South Carolina State Department of Education
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in South Carolina public schools, have attended South Carolina public schools for the past two consecutive years and be U.S. citizens. There are five categories: creative writing, dance, music, theater and visual arts. For the creative writing category, a sonnet, lyric or narrative poem no longer than one page must be submitted. For the dance category, an original, short dance composition of three to ten minutes. For the music category, an original composition of three to ten minutes must be submitted. For the theater category, an original one-act play with a performing time of eight to fifteen minutes. For the visual arts category, an original visual composition must be submitted. Compositions are judged on creativity, originality and quality of expression and content.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 6
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, composition and process folio are required.

Art Awards
Sponsor: Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
Eligibility: Applicants must be in grades 7 through 12 in American or Canadian schools and must submit artwork in one of the following categories: art portfolio, animation, ceramics and glass, computer art, design, digital imagery, drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, photography portfolio, printmaking, sculpture or video and film. There are regional and national levels.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. The deadlines vary by state but start in December. There is an online form to find out the deadline for your state.

Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Liberty Graphics
P.O. Box 5
44 Main Street
Liberty, ME 04949
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at a Maine high school and be legal residents of Maine. Students must submit artwork, usually with a theme of Maine and the outdoors.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 14
How to apply: Applications are available from your high school guidance counselor or on the Liberty Graphics website beginning in late February or early March of each year.

Art Scholarships
Sponsor: Hanover College Office of Admission and Financial Assistance
517 Ball Drive
Hanover, IN 47243
Eligibility: Applicants must attend Hanover College. They may or may not be studio art majors. Scholarships are awarded for participation in one studio art course and one community art service project each year. Applicants must submit a portfolio and be prepared to discuss their work.

Amount: $500-$3,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from Hanover College. An application form, letter of recommendation and portfolio are required.

Doodle 4 Google
Sponsor: Google
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
Eligibility: Participants must be elementary or secondary school students in the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia who have registered for the contest. They must be U.S. residents who have obtained parental consent to enter. Employees, interns, contractors and office-holders of Google Inc. and their immediate families are not eligible.

Amount: Up to $30,000
Deadline: December 2
How to apply: Applications are available from participating schools.

Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program and Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters
Junior Duck Stamp Program
5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: MB
Falls Church, VA 22041-3803
Eligibility: Applicants must be in kindergarten to 12th grade and submit their artwork to their state or local department. Students must be U.S. citizens, resident aliens or nationals. The first place national winner has their art made into the next Federal Junior Duck Stamp and travels with a parent to the next First Day of Sale event for their stamp.

Amount: $200-$1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Fellowships for Regular Program in Greece
Sponsor: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
6-8 Charlton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540-5232
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed at least one to two years of graduate study and must take exams in ancient Greek language, history and either literature or art and archaeology. Students must be able to read French, German, ancient Greek and Latin with an ability to also read modern Greek and Italian considered helpful. Applicants must be graduate students who are preparing for an advanced degree in classical and ancient Mediterranean studies or a related field. The fellowships provide study in Athens or Greece for nine months and may not be used for costs at the student's home institution.

Amount: $11,500 plus housing, board and fees
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Illustrators of the Future
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest
7051 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Eligibility: Applicants must not have published more than three black-and-white story illustrations or more than one color painting in national media. Applicants must also submit three original illustrations done in either color or black-and-white medium in three different themes.

Amount: $1,500-$5,000
Deadline: December 31, March 31, June 30, September 30
How to apply: There is no application form.

Love Your Body Poster Contest
Sponsor: National Organization for Women Foundation
LYB Poster Contest
1100 H Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005
Eligibility: Applicants may be non-students or may be students of any grade level at a primary, secondary or postsecondary school. They can be residents of any country. They must design and submit an original poster that challenges limiting, stereotypical or negative portrayals of women in the media. Selection is based on poster message and graphical attractiveness.

Amount: Up to $350
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Entry instructions are available online. A poster is required.

M. Josephine O'Neil Arts Award
Sponsor: Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Lambda State Organization
c/o Athena Columbus
8127 North Oketo Avenue
Niles, IL 60714-2941
Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois residents and be sophomores at an accredited community college or current or upcoming juniors at an accredited four-year college or university. Students must demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in music, visual arts, dance, theater or the literary arts.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, evidence of accomplishment in the arts (such as reviews, awards, etc.) and an artwork sample are required.

Poster Contest for High School Students
Sponsor: Christophers
5 Hanover Square
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10004
Eligibility: Entrants must be high school students. Students must work individually to create posters of original content. Posters are judged by a panel based on overall impact, expression of the year's theme, artistic merit and originality.

Amount: $100-$1,000
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest
Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary VFW
406 West 34th Street
10th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64111
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students in the same state as the sponsoring Ladies Auxiliary. They must submit one piece of patriotic art on paper or canvas. Art must have been completed during the current school year and must be accompanied by a teacher's signature. Applicants must participate in a local Auxiliary competition before advancing to the national level.

Amount: $500-$10,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.

YoungArts Program
Sponsor: National YoungArts Foundation
2100 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
Eligibility: Applicants must be either high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors or 15 to 18 years old by December 1 of the year of application. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The disciplines included are cinematic arts, dance, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice and writing. Those applying in the discipline of jazz music may be registered aliens. There is a nonrefundable fee.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: October 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Youth Free Expression Network Film Contest
Sponsor: National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC)
19 Fulton Street
Suite 407
New York, NY 10038
Eligibility: Students must be 19 years or younger. Films must be four minutes or less in a variety of genres including documentary, music video and experimental. Top three winners receive cash stipends.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.