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Adobe Creativity Scholarships
Sponsor: Adobe
Institute of International Education
530 Bush Street
Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94108
Eligibility: Applicants must be Adobe Youth Voices alumni, Adobe Youth Voices award winners and finalists or Project 1324 Creative Challenge winners. Students must submit high school transcripts, portfolio of creative work and letters of reference. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 6
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.adobe.com

Amy Hinkley Gregory Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Osceola County
P.O. Box 37
Reed City, MI 49677
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate ability in visual arts.

Amount: $500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://osceolacountyfoundation.org

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-$12,000
Deadline: April 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rifoundation.org

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.
Website: http://ed.sc.gov

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.
Website: http://www.artandwriting.org

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 20
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.
Website: http://www.lgtees.com

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.
Website: http://www.hanover.edu

Artadia James D. Phelan Award in the Visual Arts
Sponsor: The San Francisco Foundation
One Embarcadero Center, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
Eligibility: Applicants must be born in California and must excel in printmaking, film, photography and/or video.

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: August 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sff.org

Brady & Patrick Gallagher Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kalamazoo Community Foundation
151 South Rose Street, Suite 332
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate ability and interest with evidence of participation in community and school activities. Financial need may be considered.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.kalfound.org

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.
Website: http://www.google.com/doodle4google

Dream Dorm Design Challenge
Sponsor: Serena & Lily
10 Liberty Ship Way
Suite 350
Sausalito, CA 94965
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling or currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution. Students must provide a rendering of their dream dorm room including swatches, spatial plans and color scheme. Applicants must provide an outline of their design inspiration and a brief essay.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Application instructions are available online.
Website: http://www.serenaandlily.com/dream-dorm-room-design-challenge.html

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.
Website: http://www.fws.gov/juniorduck

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.
Website: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr

Flora De Mayo Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation Sonoma County
120 Stony Point Road
Ste. 220
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Eligibility: Applicants must submit a portfolio and a letter of recommendation. Students must demonstrate a passion and aptitude for their field of study in addition to a commitment to their community. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sonomacf.org

Hazel E. McClure Commercial Art Educational Fund
Sponsor: Bay Area Community Foundation
Pere Marquette Depot
1000 Adams Street
Ste. 200
Bay City, MI 48708
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduates and already accepted into a commercial art program, as well as maintain a GPA of at least 2.5. Students must also submit a completed FAFSA form, two recommendation letters, a current academic transcript and a 2,500-3,000-word essay.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.bayfoundation.org

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.
Website: http://www.writersofthefuture.com

Internet and Education Scholarship
Sponsor: AT&T
All Home Connections
5202 West Douglas Corrigan Way
Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshman who have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 and who have taken either the ACT or SAT test or high school or home-schooled seniors graduating or earning a GED between August 1 of the year before the deadline and July 31 of the deadline year. Students must be planning to attend full-time at an accredited college or university by the fall following the deadline. Current college and graduate students are also eligible to apply and must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university. Applicants must create an original infographic that shows how Apps are helping students learn outside of the traditional classroom setting.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.attsavings.com

John and Hannah Handy Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
1324 Belmont Avenue
Ste. 401
Salisbury, MD 21804
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate personal integrity, intelligence and motivation to succeed at school. Students must be active in school activities including but not limited to sports, music and art. Applicants must have satisfactory grades and submit a letter of acceptance to a college or university.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfes.org/

John D. Wright Memorial Educational Fund
Sponsor: Bay Area Community Foundation
Pere Marquette Depot
1000 Adams Street
Ste. 200
Bay City, MI 48708
Eligibility: Applicants must be a Bay County resident and provide evidence of financial need via submission of a completed FAFSA form. Students must also submit two recommendation letters, a current academic transcript and a 2,500-3,000-word essay. Former awardees may reapply.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.bayfoundation.org

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.
Website: http://now.org/now-foundation/

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.
Website: http://www.deltakappagamma.org/IL

Mark P. Tiner Scholarship
Sponsor: Orange County Community Foundation
4041 MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 510
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Eligibility: Applicants must intend on enrolling full-time at a an accredited four-year college. Students must have unmet financial need and must have completed a minimum of 300 hours of community service over the last four years. A minimum GPA of 3.75 is required. Applicants must have been involved in visual arts, performing arts or sports during their senior year of high school.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.oc-cf.org

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.
Website: http://www.christophers.org

Sam K. Oberhausen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Perry County Community Foundation
817 12th Street
P.O. Box 13
Tell City, IN 47586
Eligibility: Applicants must have a high interest in the arts and a strong GPA.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.perrycommunityfoundation.org

Swann Foundation Fellowship
Sponsor: Swann Foundation Fund
Prints and Photographs Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20540
Eligibility: Students must be a candidate for a master's or doctoral degree in an accredited graduate program at a university in the United States, Canada or Mexico and working toward the completion of a dissertation or thesis for that degree, or be engaged in postgraduate research within three years of receiving an M.A. or Ph.D.

Amount: up to $5,000
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/swann/swannhome.html

Travis R. Keplinger Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Blackford County Community Foundation
121 N. High Street
Hartford City, IN 47348
Eligibility: Applicants must have participated in music, art or soccer during their public school education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://blackfordcofoundation.org

UsBundles Scholarship
Sponsor: UsBundles
5202 W. Douglas Corrigan Way
Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students who are incoming freshman must be current students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must have taken the ACT or SAT test. Applicants may also be high school or home-schooled seniors. Students who are currently freshman, sophomores, juniors or seniors must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university. Applicants must create an infographic showing how technology may have a negative impact on today's students.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.usbundles.com

Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship
Sponsor: Wholesale Halloween Costumes
402 Main Street, Suite 100-192
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold valid student visas, be enrolled part-time or full-time at an accredited institution and must use their creative abilities to carve a unique pumpkin. Students must submit their entries via email to scholarships@wholesalehalloweencostumes.com. Selection is based on originality, creativity and the overall quality of the work.

Amount: $500
Deadline: November 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.wholesalehalloweencostumes.com

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.
Website: https://vfwauxiliary.org/

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.
Website: http://www.youngarts.org/

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.
Website: http://ncac.org