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Against The Grain Artistic Scholarship
Sponsor: Against The Grain
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 25 percent Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and citizens or national or legal permanent residents of the U.S. Students must be high school seniors or current college students enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, community or four-year college or university. Applicants must be pursuing majors in visual or performing arts and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must demonstrate leadership abilities through community service, extracurricular or other activities.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://againstthegrainproductions.com/

Albert and Freda Eder DeCoursey Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Wabash Valley Community Foundation
200 South 8th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Eligibility: Applicants must be Clay County residents who graduated from Clay County high schools and are pursuing the study of the creative arts or performing art or education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://wvcf.org

Allied Arts Fund
Sponsor: Renton Regional Community Foundation
P.O. Box 820
Renton, WA 98057
Eligibility: Applicants must be talented young students who have earned a high school diploma and be enrolled by the following school year in a full or part-time program at an accredited two or four-year college or vocational, technical or trade school. Students must live within the boundaries of the Greater Renton Area or have a Renton address. Applicants must be between the ages of 12 and 19.

Amount: $250 - $500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://rentonfoundation.org/scholarships/

Andrea Sartain Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Williamsburg Community Foundation
1323 Jamestown Road
Suite 103
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Warhill High School who actively participated in the visual arts program and plan to major in art.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://williamsburgcommunityfoundation.org/

Anna M. Smith Art Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Applicants must attend Keystone Oaks High School, McKeesport Area High School, Shaler High School, South Park High School, or Upper St. Clair High School as graduating seniors. Students must pursue a degree or studies in visual art and a 2.0 GPA.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsearch

Anne Gilbert Visual Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are Muskingum County residents who have completed the freshmen year of postsecondary education with a 2.5 GPA or higher on a 4-point scale. Students must major in fine arts, graphic design, art and design, or fashion design. The award is designed to benefit a sophomore.

Amount: 750
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

Art Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation
306 S. University
P.O. Box 1283
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from an Isabella County High School with a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must be planning to enroll at an accredited college, university or trade school and pursue a major in drawing, ceramics, painting, graphic design, photography, printmaking, sculpture, typography, weaving/fiber design, art history or art education (art instructor).

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mpacf.org/

Art Within Us- The Linda Regula Legacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in the Muskingum County community who plan to pursue a career in the arts.

Amount: 2000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

Arts Council of Gibson County Scholarship
Sponsor: Gibson County Community Foundation
127 North Hart Street
Princeton, IN 47670
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and planning to pursue a degree in the areas of art, drama or music.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 12
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.communityfoundationalliance.org/gibson/

Arts Scholarship Fund in Memory of Conrad and Anna Mae Adella Duffee
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana
4108 Charlestown Road
New Albany, IN 47150
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates with a minimum CORE 40 diploma or equivalent, must attend school in Clark or Floyd County high school, Indiana, must be majoring in arts and related fields, must have a minimum GPA of 2.80 on a 4.0 scale and must attend any accredited two- or four-year college or university to receive the scholarship. Preference will be given to a racial minority student.

Amount: 4000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfsouthernindiana.com/scholarships/apply-for-scholarships/

ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards
Sponsor: ASCAP Foundation
One Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Eligibility: Applicants must be composers who have not turned 30 before January 1 of the current year. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or enrolled students with a student visa. Applicants must submit an original composition.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ascapfoundation.org/programs-and-grants

Asheville Young Woman Leadership Award
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
4 Vanderbilt Park Drive
Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28803
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school junior women who reside in Buncombe County and attend a public or private high school in Buncombe. Students in the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, or the North Carolina School of the Arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA can apply.

Amount: $1000
Deadline: January 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfwnc.org/students/scholarship-directory

Ashley E. Ketcher Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
946 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating Auburn High School seniors in the CAPA program with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5. Students must have an interest and prior experience in performing arts. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and must have overcome adversity in life.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfnil.org/

Associate's Degree Scholarship in Art and Design
Sponsor: Learn.org
156 East Dana Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time during the academic year in which the award is granted. Selection is primarily based on academic achievement, extracurricular involvement and employment history.

Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://learn.org/pages/scholarship_home.html

AWAF Scholarships
Sponsor: Association for Women in Architecture Foundation
1315 Storm Parkway
Torrance, CA 90501
Eligibility: Applicants must be female residents of California or attend a California school and must be enrolled in one of the following majors: architecture, landscape architecture, urban and/or land planning, interior design or environmental design. Applicants must also have completed a minimum of 18 units in their major by the application due date. The award is based on grades, personal statement, financial need, recommendations and submitted materials.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 19
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.awaplusd.org/awaf-scholarships

Beth Helrigel Wester Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Barry Community Foundation
231 South Broadway
Hastings, MI 49058
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. If there are no qualified applicants pursuing an art or music degree, then business majors may be considered. Students must submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher. Selection is based on extracurricular involvement and work experience.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.barrycf.org/scholarships/

Betty Harlan Memorial Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
946 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from a public or private high school with a GPA of at least 2.75. Students must reside in Boone, Ogle, or Winnebago County. Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in visual arts, visual art education, or visual art history and must be involved in organizations and activities that focus on the visual arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfnil.org/

Bill Dorsey Scholarship Fund for the Barbara Ingram School
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Washington County MD
37 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising sophomores, juniors and seniors at BISFA to offset the cost of materials, supplies and other elements directly related to their arts discipline. Applications are available in the fall.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwcmd.org/scholarships/our-scholarships/

Bill Gove Scholarship
Sponsor: National Speakers Association
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1500 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April
How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.
Website: http://www.nsaspeaker.org/recognition/

Bruce William Wood Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation
306 S. University
P.O. Box 1283
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Mt. Pleasant High School with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and planning a career in the field of television production or related fields such as radio, photography or the arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mpacf.org/

Buddy Pierce and Maggie P. Speight Scholarship Fund for the Arts
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be students with low-income planning to study music and/or arts in college. Students must have a GPA of 2.7.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Burrell Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Crown Point Community Foundation
115 South Court Street
Crown Point, IN 46037
Eligibility: Applicants must be South Lake County residents who are pursuing a degree in the visual or performing arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html

C. Ray and Dorothy Barnhart Green Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Frederick County
312 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Eligibility: Applicants must provide their transcript with the application. Students who submit their transcripts will be considered for all scholarships offered by the foundation. Applicants must be Catoctin High School graduates studying the arts, sciences, engineering, or business.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.frederickcountygives.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships

Caligari Family Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
946 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Monument Mountain Regional High School who are entering their first year in a two-year or four-year college or university with a goal of pursuing a career in an art or design-related field.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfnil.org/

Carrie B. Progen Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Greater Lowell Community Foundation
100 Merrimack Street
Suite 202
Lowell, MA 01852
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Oakmont Regional High School, Ashburnham, Massachusetts. Students must pursue the study and practice of art at a school of higher education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.glcfoundation.org/glcfscholarships/

Cavett Robert Scholarship
Sponsor: National Speakers Association
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1500 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April
How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.
Website: http://www.nsaspeaker.org/recognition/

Cedric H. Glover Performing Arts Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Middletown Community Foundation
300 N. Main Street
Suite 300
Middletown, OH 45042
Eligibility: Applicants must be students who have participated in a performing arts program at Middletown High School and are willing to attend an accredited college or university. Students must be pursuing a career in performing arts and will be required to fill out financial information and upload FAFSA.

Amount: 900
Deadline: February 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mcfoundation.org/

Charles E. Kaylor Sr. Excellence in the Arts Award
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Applicants must attend Greensburg Salem High School arts-related field of study as graduating seniors and have proficiency in an Arts Discipline. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. Students must plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical trade school or 2-or 4-year college or university and be in the top 20% of the high school graduating class.

Amount: $1000
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsearch

Charles H. and Dorothy S. Luedemann Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Outer Banks Community Foundation
13 Skyline Road
Southern Shores, NC 27949
Eligibility: Applicants must be Dare County students in good standing who plan to pursue a college education in the arts, including music, visual arts, creative writing, or performing arts. students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and full-time college enrollment to renew the scholarship.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://obcf.org/scholarships/

Charmayne Gooch Arts Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Northern Colorado
4745 Wheaton Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Eligibility: Applicants must be Larimer County students who have the potential to succeed but who may not have attained sufficient academic achievement to place them in a position to receive other scholarships like students with a disability or special needs. Students must benefit from training in art, writing, music, or visual arts.

Amount: $5000
Deadline: February 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://nocofoundation.org/scholarships/

Christine Corbett Clear Spring High School Art Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Washington County MD
37 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Eligibility: Applicants must be from Clear Spring High School who participated in art activities and recipients of this award are selected by the CSHS Awards Committee.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwcmd.org/scholarships/our-scholarships/

Christine LaRoi Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Frederick County
312 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Eligibility: Applicants must provide their transcript with the application. Students who submit their transcripts will be considered for all scholarships offered by the foundation. Applicants must be Urbana High School graduating seniors majoring in education or performing arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.frederickcountygives.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships

Community Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate accomplishment, motivation, initiative, vision and intention to work in Hawaii and major in the arts, architecture, education, humanities or social science.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
Website: https://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/

Conner McGrevy Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Southeast Virginia Community Foundation
1435 Crossways Boulevard
Suite 303
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of first colonial high school students who will be attending college or trade school, pursuing a STEM degree, arts degree, or trade.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://sevacf.org/scholarships/scholarship-offerings/

Cyndy and Al Baran Fine Arts and Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be upcoming sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students at an accredited college or university. Students must be enrolled in the visual and performing arts and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Cyrus Leroy and Blanche Mae Nicholson Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Virginias
128 North Street
P.O. Box 4127
Bluefield, WV 24701
Eligibility: Applicants must be students wanting to major in agriculture or art in a two-year or four-year institution and are graduating seniors at high schools in Mercer County, West Virginia, McDowell County, West Virginia, Tazewell County, Virginia, and Bland County, Virginia.

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

Daniel Family Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Fremont Area Community Foundation
1005 East 23rd Street
Suite 2
Fremont, NE 68025
Eligibility: Applicants must be current-year graduating seniors or previous-year graduates from Fremont Senior High School or Archbishop Bergan High School. Students must be planning to pursue an area of study in the arts to include, theatre, music, dance, literary or visual arts.

Amount: $530
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.facfoundation.org/scholarships/

Dariana Marie Byone Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are of African-American or Native American descent. Students must be from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, Texas.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Darlene M. Harvey Scholarship
Sponsor: Topeka Community Foundation
5431 SW 29th Street
Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66614
Eligibility: Applicants must be students pursuing a degree in education, journalism or creative arts and are planning to attend a four-year college or university in Kansas. Students must be graduating from a Shawnee County high school.

Amount: 500
Deadline: January 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.topekacommunityfoundation.org

David A. Hicks Scholarship for the Arts
Sponsor: Berrien Community Foundation
2900 S. State Street
Suite 2E
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors who are pursuing a bachelor s degree in the arts. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: March 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.berriencommunity.org/scholar

David and Carole Schul Fund for the Arts
Sponsor: Middletown Community Foundation
300 N. Main Street
Suite 300
Middletown, OH 45042
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen who must be pursuing an education in the arts and are graduating from a high school in the Middletown Area.

Amount: 500
Deadline: February 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mcfoundation.org/

David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Southwest Florida Community Foundation
8771 College Parkway
Building 2
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate diligence, leadership, community service experience, strong moral character and financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores, a letter of recommendation and an essay explaining their educational goals and aspirations.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://collaboratory.org/more/our-scholarships-program/

David Roller Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia
P.O. Box 1159
Roanoke, VA 24006
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Patrick Henry High School or William Fleming High School. Students must enroll in an accredited college or university, majoring in art. Students must demonstrate artistic and scholastic merit and financial need.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 13
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwesternva.org/for-students/scholarship-listings/

Davidson Fellows Scholarships
Sponsor: Davidson Institute for Talent Development
9665 Gateway Drive
Suite B
Reno, NV 89521
Eligibility: Applicants must be 18 or younger and be able to attend the awards reception in Washington, DC. In addition to the monetary award, the institute will pay for travel and lodging expenses. Three nominator forms, three copies of a 15-minute DVD and additional materials are required.

Amount: $10,000-$50,000
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.davidsongifted.org/

Davis B. and Barbara J. Francis Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia
P.O. Box 1159
Roanoke, VA 24006
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from a high school located in the Roanoke Valley who plan to pursue a degree in technical theatre or performing arts. Students must enroll in an accredited college or university or career/technical school. Applicants must have made significant contributions to the theatre arts program at their school.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 13
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwesternva.org/for-students/scholarship-listings/

Dee Wacksman Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation
324 East 4th Street
Second Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Eligibility: Applicants must be students majoring in the performing arts who are chosen by the Association of Community Theaters. Students must reside in the Greater Cincinnati area

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cincinnatischolarshipfoundation.org/list-of-scholarships/

Devin Michael Housman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan
30 Scott's Corners Drive
Suite 203
Montgomery, NY 12549
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating students from a high school in Orange and Sullivan County. Students must have special education classifications (IEPs) and must be pursuing careers in the arts. Applicants must have displayed kindness to others.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfosny.org/our-funds/scholarships/

Diana Atwood Johnson Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
Eligibility: Applicants must be New London county residents, must be pursuing post-secondary studies in art or art-related field or in environmental studies and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship. Highest preference for black, indigenous and other students of color.

Amount: 8000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship

Dolores Head Fine Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Bixby Educational Endowment Foundation
109 N. Armstrong
Bixby, OK 74008
Eligibility: Applicants must be a Bixby High School student for at least three years and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must have participated in the high school fine arts program grades 10 through 12. Applicants must describe their activities in the program each year. Students must also be a U.S. citizen, plan to attend an accredited college or university and plan to enroll as a full-time college student pursuing fine arts. Applicants must supply a detailed description of high school activities and honors and community services, two letters of recommendation, an official transcript, a cover letter and an application form.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 23
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.bixbyps.org/browse/27635

Don Lumadue Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of East Lyme, New London and Waterford High Schools including NLSTMHS, must have a major in performing or fine arts, must show academic achievements and good character and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship.

Amount: 500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship

Dorian De Long Arts and Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Jefferson County Education Association
12650 W 64th Ave
Unit E195
Arvada, CO 80004
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating Colorado high school seniors who are pursuing the study of arts.

Amount: $1,500-$2,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ddamscholarship.com

Dr. Edward and Anne Link Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Shelby County
100 South Main Avenue
Suite 202
Sidney, OH 45365
Eligibility: Applicants must be Shelby County residents maintaining a 3.0 college GPA and pursuing a major in visual arts, performing arts, or creative writing toward a bachelor's or master's degree. Students must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education. No recipient may be awarded this scholarship more than once and selections are based on academic ability, community and school service, and recommendations.

Amount: 2500
Deadline: May 26
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://commfoun.com/grants-scholarships/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship/

Dr. Roger and Kate Bartels Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Monterey County
2354 Garden Road
Monterey, CA 93940
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, acceptance at an institute of high education to pursue a degree in healthcare, science or the arts and an essay of 250 words or less on why you would like to pursue a degree in healthcare, science or the arts. The scholarship is open to students from Carmel High School, Marina High School, Monterey High School, Pacific Grove High School, Seaside High School, Stevenson School, Santa Catalina School, Trinity Christian High School and York School.

Amount: 500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmco.org/about-us/fund-list/#scholarship-award-funds

Dustin and Courtney Muse Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Frederick County
312 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Eligibility: Applicants must provide their transcript with the application. Students who submit their transcripts will be considered for all scholarships offered by the foundation. Applicants must be Governor Thomas Johnson High School scholars/athletes with a preference for those in performing arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.frederickcountygives.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships

Edward A. and Shirley B. Livi Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Franklin, Hampden or Hampshire Counties who are pursuing fine or performing arts beyond their freshman year.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://communityfoundation.org/scholarships/

Edward L. Town and Steven B. Rubin Theatre and Performing Arts Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Sarasota County
2635 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34237
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto or Charlotte counties or be graduating high school seniors or graduates of a high school located within one of these four counties. Students must be under the age of 24 and must be pursuing or planning to pursue further education at an accredited university, community college, technical school or certification program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfsarasota.org/students/scholarship-opportunities

Elaine A. Heiberg Scholarship Fund for the Arts
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Frederick County
312 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Eligibility: Applicants must provide their transcript with the application. Students who submit their transcripts will be considered for all scholarships offered by the foundation. Applicants must be students studying the arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.frederickcountygives.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships

Elaine Sirkin Forbes Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Applicants must attend high school in Allegheny County as graduating seniors and pursue a degree or studies in visual, performance or media arts. Students must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and plan to attend a 2-or 4-year college or university.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsearch

Ellen Sheppard Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southwest Florida Community Foundation
8771 College Parkway
Building 2
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores, a letter of recommendation and an essay explaining their educational goals and aspirations. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. Preference will be given to students in their first year of college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://collaboratory.org/more/our-scholarships-program/

Emily E. Shobe Memorial Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Greater Salina Community Foundation
P.O. Box 2876
Salina, KS 67402
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of or candidates for graduation from Decatur Community High School, must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above (based upon a 4.0 grading scale) for all school work above grade 8, or demonstrate exceptional artistic talent, must have a desire to pursue additional studies/training in the field of art or art education, computer graphics, architecture, or design, must have demonstrated a desire to perform at the level of their ability by good school attendance and effort, must show respect for the rights of the students and citizens of the school and community and must show respect for both public and private property.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://gscf.org/scholarships/

Eugene J. Andolsek Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Applicants must attend high school as graduating seniors in a Westmoreland County high school and have demonstrated passion and dedication to their degree pursuit whether it is in academics or an art-related field. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, plan to attend a two- or four-year college or university and be first-generation students.

Amount: $12,000
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsearch

Flora De Mayo Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation Sonoma County
120 Stony Point Road
Suite 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
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sonomacf.org

Fox Chapel Area Education Aspinwall Women's Fund
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Applicants must attend Fox Chapel High School as graduating seniors and pursue a degree or studies in Fine Arts including art, music, drama, communications, theater and/or dance. Students must have a sincere interest in the chosen field of study and the ability to work well with others and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants must plan to attend a 4-year college or university and be a student who shows concern for others as demonstrated in extra-curricular participation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsearch

Frances Parker Rupert Memorial Fund for Music and the Performing Arts
Sponsor: Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia
P.O. Box 1159
Roanoke, VA 24006
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from a high school in Alleghany, Bath, Covington County or Clifton Forge. Students must enroll full-time in an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in music or performing arts. Financial need will be considered.

Amount: $2,400
Deadline: January 13
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwesternva.org/for-students/scholarship-listings/

Franklin County Arts Guild Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be students residing in Franklin County, Tennessee. Students must be pursuing creative arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Fremont Area Art Association Hazel Keene Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Fremont Area Community Foundation
1005 East 23rd Street
Suite 2
Fremont, NE 68025
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from the Fremont and/or Dodge County area. Students must be planning to major in arts.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.facfoundation.org/scholarships/

Friends of Secrest Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be student participants of the Muskingum County Choir Concert who are also graduating high school seniors and members of their high school choir. Students must be planning to major in an area of the fine arts (music, theatre, or another fine art major) after graduating from high school and must include their GPA, high school attending, fine art classes taken in high school, extracurricular activities and type of college intending to attend (or specific college), etc.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 23
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

Gaston Dufresne Performing Arts Foundation Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Sarasota County
2635 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34237
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto or Charlotte counties or be graduating high school seniors or graduates of a high school located within one of these four counties. Students must be under the age of 24 and must be pursuing or planning to pursue further education at an accredited university, community college, technical school or certification program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfsarasota.org/students/scholarship-opportunities

George E. Judd Scholarship
Sponsor: Southwest Florida Community Foundation
8771 College Parkway
Building 2
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, SAT and/or ACT scores, grade transcripts, a letter of recommendation and an essay explaining their educational goals and aspirations.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://collaboratory.org/more/our-scholarships-program/

Gilbert W. Mead III Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of East Lyme, Groton, Ledyard, Lyme, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Old Lyme, Salem, Stonington and Waterford and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship. Preference given to students limited by physical disability and demonstrated talent, desire and effort in the arts

Amount: 500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship

Glenn Eure Scholarship for Arts Education
Sponsor: Outer Banks Community Foundation
13 Skyline Road
Southern Shores, NC 27949
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Dare County or Ocracoke who wish to major in the visual, performing, or literary arts at an accredited four-year or two-year college or university.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://obcf.org/scholarships/

Grady Mulligan Foundation Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Greater Lowell Community Foundation
100 Merrimack Street
Suite 202
Lowell, MA 01852
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating students from Lowell High School who will pursue a college education in any aspect of the performing or visual arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.glcfoundation.org/glcfscholarships/

Haymarket Gallery Emerging Artists Scholarship
Sponsor: Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
Eligibility: Applicants must be current graduating seniors or former graduates of a Lancaster County public or private high school, or current college students residing in Lancaster County, Nebraska at the time of application. Students must enroll as an art major in any accredited art program at a qualified institute, college or university, demonstrate extraordinary artistic promise, and intend to continue their education.

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

Heart of the Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Steuben County Community Foundation
1701 North Wayne Street
Angola, IN 46703
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors pursuing a full-time bachelor's degree in humanities, performing arts, visual arts, creative writing or culinary arts. Students must be residents of Steuben County.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://steubenfoundation.org/scholarships/

Helen G. Schuyler Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes Inc.
301 S. Main Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
Eligibility: Applicants must be Steuben County High School students who plan to study fine or decorative art in college (fine art is defined as all visual art endeavors including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, and originally created computer-generated imagery. Decorative art studies include, but are not limited to: textiles, interior design, tapestry, pottery, and glassmaking.)

Amount: 20300
Deadline: February 18
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://communityfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships-for-students/

Helen R. (Finley) Loescher and Stephen B. Loescher Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
946 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Eligibility: Applicants must be Freeport High School students who show academic achievement, self-motivation, and an interest in the arts. Students must exhibit artistic talent by participating in the Freeport High School arts curriculum and wish to pursue further education in the fine arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 25
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfnil.org/

Helen Zielinski and Ray Stuck Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Crown Point Community Foundation
115 South Court Street
Crown Point, IN 46037
Eligibility: Applicants must be Andrean or Crown Point High School graduating seniors majoring in music or art in college. Students must have a B average and this scholarship is non-renewable.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html

Henry E. Droneburg, III Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Frederick County
312 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Eligibility: Applicants must provide their transcript with the application. Students who submit their transcripts will be considered for all scholarships offered by the foundation. Applicants must be Governor Thomas Johnson High School students and graduates studying art.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.frederickcountygives.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships

Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art
Sponsor: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017-6795
Eligibility: Applicants must be Ph.D. candidates in an art history department in the U.S. who are working on dissertations about American visual arts history. All the Ph.D. requirements should be met except the dissertation before taking the fellowship. Applicants should submit an application, a proposal, a bibliography, illustrations (optional), a publications list (optional), three reference letters and an official transcript of graduate record. The fellowship lasts for a year.

Amount: $30,000 plus up to $4,000 travel allowance
Deadline: October
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.acls.org/

Hilda Fischer Davis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
Eligibility: Applicants must have a major in art, math, science, family and consumer science or other careers/technical courses of study and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship.

Amount: 500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship

Hill Country Performing Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country
241 Earl Garrett Street
Kerrville, TX 78028
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating performing arts students in Bandera, Blanco, Edwards, Gillespie, Kerr, Kimble, and Real counties. Students must have participated in at least one form of performing arts, i.e. dance, music, theater, voice.

Amount: 2500
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.communityfoundation.net/scholarships/

Hillsdale Word Scholarship
Sponsor: Hillsdale County Community Foundation
2 South Howell Street
P.O. Box 276
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time graduating seniors of Hillsdale High School with a minimum 3.2 GPA. Students must attend any accredited two- or four-year college, university, business, vocational or trade school with consideration given to those who wish to pursue education in the arts. Applicants must submit a one-page nomination form avail. Applicants require an application form, a copy of a college acceptance letter, a Student Aid Report, a personal essay, two letters of recommendation and a high school transcript.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://abouthccf.org/scholarships/

Iowa Scholarship for the Arts
Sponsor: Iowa Arts Council
600 E. Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319-0290
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents and graduating high school seniors and show proven artistic ability in dance, literature, music, theatre, traditional arts or visual arts. Students must be accepted full-time to an accredited Iowa college or university and must major in one of the aforementioned areas.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation and an essay are required.
Website: https://iowaculture.gov/arts/grants

Irene Turk Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Shiawassee Community Foundation
217 N. Washington Street
Suite 104
P.O. Box 753
989-725-1093,
Eligibility: Applicants must be Corunna or New Lothrop High School seniors or graduates who plan to major in art, education, engineering, or technology. Students must have at least a "B" average (3.0 GPA) and must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: 550
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.shiacf.org/scholarships/

Jacob Snively Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Applicants must attend Avonworth High School as graduating seniors and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Students must plan to attend a two or four-year college or university and be someone with an appreciation of the arts (e.g. visual arts, creative writing, music, dance, etc.).

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsearch

James A. Fiebig Music and Arts Award
Sponsor: Hillsdale County Community Foundation
2 South Howell Street
P.O. Box 276
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Eligibility: Applicants must be current or recent graduates of Jonesville High School attending the University of Michigan as full-time students with preference given to those with a passion for music or the arts. Students will require an application form, a copy of a college acceptance letter, a Student Aid Report, a personal essay, two letters of recommendation and a high school transcript.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://abouthccf.org/scholarships/

James F. and Mary R. Hopfensperger Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Midland Area Community Foundation
76 Ashman Circle
Midland, MI 48640
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of Midland or Gladwin counties for at least one year and high school seniors or current undergraduate students. Students must provide a transcript and complete the online application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.midlandfoundation.org/scholarships/

James McCandlish Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating Zanesville High School seniors pursuing a degree in the visual arts or education at a college, university, or institute. Students majoring in performing arts are not eligible to apply. Teachers or instructors can nominate or recommend more than 1 student for the scholarship. The recommendation or nomination form should be completed by an individual that knows information about the applicant's art abilities, preferably by an art instructor.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

Jane Capron Promotion of Arts Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH
7 West State Street
Suite 301
Sharon, PA 16146
Eligibility: Applicants must be students pursing education in visual and performing arts of theater, music, sculpture, painting, and dance. Only awarded on periodic basis and by request of school.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.comm-foundation.org/scholarships

Jane T. Anderson Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
Eligibility: Applicants must be public high school seniors residing in Lancaster County, Nebraska and have demonstrated scholastic performance and artistic talent, and intend to continue their education. Preferences will be given to those students majoring in art, art history or museology.

Amount: 700
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.lcf.org

Jaron Logan Czachowrski Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Gratiot County Community Foundation
168 E. Center Street
P.O. Box 248
Ithaca, MI 48847
Eligibility: Applicants must be current or previous graduates of Ithaca High School pursuing post-secondary education at a college, university, or vocational school. Students must be pursuing undergraduate or graduate education in music or arts, including, but not limited to, graphic design, the fine arts, the performing arts, the visual arts, teaching art or music, etc. Applicants must submit 500 words or less essay outlining why they chose this specific field of study in the arts or music and what they hope to accomplish along with a personal letter of reference from a non-family member (e.g., teacher, advisor, clergy, etc.).

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.gratiotfoundation.org

Jean M. Welstead Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Fremont Area Community Foundation
1005 East 23rd Street
Suite 2
Fremont, NE 68025
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating students of a Fremont area high school planning to pursue a career in an art-related field. Students must plan to attend a two-or four-year college or university. Applicants must be well-rounded individuals with academic success and evidence of participation in extracurricular activities.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.facfoundation.org/scholarships/

Jennifer Strietlemeier Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Bartholomew County
538 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1547
Columbus, IN 47202
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Bartholomew County who are interested in studying visual arts and can provide five examples of their independent work that are not classroom assignments and are properly labeled. Students must deliver original artwork to the Heritage Fund office and provide a recommendation from someone who is in the visual arts community and not related to the applicant. Selection us based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $100-$500
Deadline: January
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.heritagefundbc.org/scholarships/

Jodi Davis Performing Arts Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan
30 Scott's Corners Drive
Suite 203
Montgomery, NY 12549
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Washingtonville High School who are pursuing further education in the performing arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfosny.org/our-funds/scholarships/

Jody A Schnetzler Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Gratiot County Community Foundation
168 E. Center Street
P.O. Box 248
Ithaca, MI 48847
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Ithaca High School and have at least two years of high school experience participating in the fine arts (visual or performing) including, but not limited to, painting, drawing, pottery, music, drama, choir, etc. Students must pursue post-secondary education in the performing or visual arts or in education and have the academic achievement of a 2.5 minimum GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and previous recipients of this scholarship may reapply with no preference over new applicants.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.gratiotfoundation.org

John and Yvonne Hsu Edmisten in honor of Allan Voigt M.D. Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County
550 Dana Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from San Luis Obispo, Mission College Prep and Pacific Beach High Schools. Students must be planning to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering, performing arts or mathematics at a four-year university. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfsloco.org/available-scholarships-2/

John Ostrom Enders II Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
Eligibility: Applicants must be students of East Lyme, New London and Waterford High Schools, must have a serious interest in creative arts, must show commitment to community service, must be enrolled in a four-year degree program and demonstrate financial need to receive the scholarship.

Amount: 5000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship

John Ostrom Enders Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
Eligibility: Applicants must be students of East Lyme, New London and Waterford High Schools, must have a serious interest in creative arts, commitment to community service, must be enrolled in a four-year degree program and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship.

Amount: 5000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship

John S. Renner Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County
550 Dana Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Eligibility: Applicants must be LGBTQIA+ students. Students must be pursuing degrees in arts education including visual, performing or graphic arts at a two- or four-year college or university or technical or professional school.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfsloco.org/available-scholarships-2/

Josef D. Collins Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Southeast Virginia Community Foundation
1435 Crossways Boulevard
Suite 303
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Eligibility: Applicants must be I.C. Norcom High School seniors pursuing a degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) or arts at an ACE-accredited community college or 4-year college or university. Selections will be based on financial need, academic merit, and community service.

Amount: 1000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://sevacf.org/scholarships/scholarship-offerings/

Josh Turner Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in South Carolina. Students must pursue a career in music or arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Kier Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Monterey County
2354 Garden Road
Monterey, CA 93940
Eligibility: Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater, extra-curricular activities, demonstrated interest in a career in the field of arts or education and documented financial need. Open to students from Pacific Grove High School.

Amount: 1500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmco.org/about-us/fund-list/#scholarship-award-funds

Krystal Correia Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Ludlow High School with a preference for those studying fine arts, music, or digital/ media arts, including photography.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://communityfoundation.org/scholarships/

Latin Network for the Visual Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Monterey County
2354 Garden Road
Monterey, CA 93940
Eligibility: Applicants must be New London county residents, must have a major in fine arts, must show academic achievements and good character and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship. Preference for students with ancestral roots in countries where Romance languages are spoken.

Amount: 1400
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmco.org/about-us/fund-list/#scholarship-award-funds

Laurie P. Poole Scholarship for the Visual Arts Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors from Davidson County. Students must pursue a major in visual arts while attending an accredited college, university or art institute.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Lebovitz Lively Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation
2201 N Willenborg Street, Suite 11
P.O. Box 1211
Effingham, IL 62401
Eligibility: Applicants must be Mattoon graduates who major/will major in visual or performing arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.enrichingourcommunity.org/Student-Scholarships

Leslie B. Durst Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Southwest Washington
610 Esther Street
Suite 201
Vancouver, WA 98660
Eligibility: Applicants must intend on enrolling full-time at an accredited educational institution to pursue a degree in fine arts, literary arts, moving image arts, music, dance or theater. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: May 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfsww.org/

Leslie Cope Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or graduates of Philo High School in any post-high school art education program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

LHS Visual Arts Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Greater Lowell Community Foundation
100 Merrimack Street
Suite 202
Lowell, MA 01852
Eligibility: Applicants must be Lowell High School seniors who demonstrate academic excellence, outstanding achievement in the arts and plan to attend a four-year college or university to major in visual art, art history or art education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.glcfoundation.org/glcfscholarships/

Loran and Ina Deane Rogers Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Fremont Area Community Foundation
1005 East 23rd Street
Suite 2
Fremont, NE 68025
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Arlington High School planning to major in agriculture or industrial arts in a vocational program. Students must be planning to attend a vocational/technical school, or a two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.facfoundation.org/scholarships/

Louis S. and Nancy L. Rubinsky Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Muskegon County
425 W. Western Avenue
Suite 200
Muskegon, MI 49440
Eligibility: Applicants must be students pursuing performing and visual arts and/or nursing degrees.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://muskegonfoundation.org/give/our-funds/?fwp_fund_type=scholarship

Louise Adelle Jacobs Jayson Scholarship Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
Sponsor: Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
12700 Hillcrest Road
Suite 201
Dallas, TX 75230
Eligibility: Applicants must be students from I.M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA who plan to attend an accredited college or university full-time during the next school year and major in visual or fine arts. Students must be U.S. citizens or legal residents.

Amount: $1,785
Deadline: January 26
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.djcf.org/changing-the-world

Louisville Artisans Guild Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Louisville
325 W. Main Street
Suite 1110
Louisville, KY 40202
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors with a minimum 2.0 GPA who are pursuing a college degree in non-performing visual arts. Students must be residents of Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, and Bullitt Counties in Kentucky, or Floyd, Clark, and Harrison Counties in Indiana.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cflouisville.org/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/

Manhart/Gibbons Family Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Crown Point Community Foundation
115 South Court Street
Crown Point, IN 46037
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who are Crown Point residents majoring in music or art. This scholarship is renewable for four years.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html

Marcella Dowling Oakes Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Greater Salina Community Foundation
P.O. Box 2876
Salina, KS 67402
Eligibility: Applicants must be in good standing qualifying for graduation from a high school within the service area of GSCF or an affiliate Community Foundation, must have a strong skill in drawing and submit up to 3 examples of their work that demonstrates their drawing capabilities, must be pursuing a full-time secondary education in an art field including, but not limited to visual arts, fine arts education, digital/graphic arts, architecture or design, must submit a personal statement about how they will utilize their drawing skills to accomplish their future career goals to receive the scholarship. If the applicants are of equal merit, the scholarship shall be awarded to the applicant with the most financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://gscf.org/scholarships/

Margot Eiseman Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Akron Community Foundation
345 West Cedar Street
Akron, OH 44307
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at a Summit County high school planning to pursue a career in fine visual art or art education.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.akroncf.org/students/

Marilyn and Richard Chadwick Scholarship
Sponsor: Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1957
103 S. Blackhoof
Wapakoneta, OH 45895
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at Wapakoneta High School who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and are majoring in a music or art field.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 20
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.wapakacf.org

Marion Kellum Performing Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Crown Point Community Foundation
115 South Court Street
Crown Point, IN 46037
Eligibility: Applicants must be Crown Point High School graduating seniors actively involved in the performing arts at Crown Point High School and have been accepted into a college or university with the intention of pursuing a BA in performing arts.

Amount: 500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html

Marion Senior High School Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia
P.O. Box 1159
Roanoke, VA 24006
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Marion Senior high school who enroll full-time in an accredited college or university. Students must pursue a degree in music, art, performing arts or education with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must demonstrate academic capability, music, art abilities and financial need.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 13
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwesternva.org/for-students/scholarship-listings/

Mary Alice and Richard E. Markey Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Frederick County
312 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Eligibility: Applicants must provide their transcript with the application. Students who submit their transcripts will be considered for all scholarships offered by the foundation. Applicants must be students studying preschool or elementary education or art at a Maryland college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.frederickcountygives.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships

Matthew Chew Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in arts with a preference for painting, drawing or music performance, must be high school seniors and nontraditional students pursuing bachelor's or higher degrees at an an accredited institution, must be full- or part-time students and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship.

Amount: 500-1000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship

Michael Bertolini and Jerry Duane Arts Education Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan
30 Scott's Corners Drive
Suite 203
Montgomery, NY 12549
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from a school located in the Town of Warwick and will be pursuing further education in the arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfosny.org/our-funds/scholarships/

Michael David Hendrix Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Frederick County
312 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Eligibility: Applicants must provide their transcript with the application. Students who submit their transcripts will be considered for all scholarships offered by the foundation. Applicants must be Frederick County public high school graduates, preferably those studying information technology, the sciences, music, or the arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.frederickcountygives.org/Grants-Scholarships/Scholarships

Mick Gray Barnes Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Livingston Academy. Students must plan to study or are studying visual arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Middletown Summer Youth Theater Scholarship
Sponsor: Middletown Community Foundation
300 N. Main Street
Suite 300
Middletown, OH 45042
Eligibility: Applicants must be students from a Butler or Warren County High School who must be pursuing a degree in the performing arts from an accredited institute.

Amount: 2000
Deadline: February 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mcfoundation.org/

My Heart is in Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
946 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors residing within Boone, Stephenson or Winnebago County. Students must be pursuing or intend to pursue a bachelor's degree in visual arts or visual arts education. Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfnil.org/

Neil Rosen/Cherry County Playhouse Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Muskegon County
425 W. Western Avenue
Suite 200
Muskegon, MI 49440
Eligibility: Applicants must be Muskegon County students Showcase in the performing arts category, supports students attending music camps and college students studying performing arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://muskegonfoundation.org/give/our-funds/?fwp_fund_type=scholarship

Nick Franco Scholarship for the Arts
Sponsor: Paso Del Norte Community Foundation
221 N. Kansas Street
Suite 1900
El Paso, TX 79901
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Hanks High School who have demonstrated achievement in art and academics with a maximum 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pdnfoundation.org/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships

Nicole Bangart Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
4455 West Lawrence Street
Appleton, WI 54914
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Chilton High School who are planning to pursue post-secondary education at a four-year college, university or technical school with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be planning to major in agriculture or visual arts.

Amount: 500
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cffoxvalley.org

Optimist International Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: Optimist International
4494 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
Eligibility: Applicants must be students in the U.S., Canada or Caribbean under the age of 16 as of December 31st of the entry year. Selection is based on an oratorical contest.

Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Contact your local Optimist Club.
Website: http://www.optimist.org/e/member/scholarships3.cfm

Oram Family Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in science or art. Preference will be given to students of color.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://communityfoundation.org/scholarships/

P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education
74 Poplar Grove Lane
Mathews, VA 23109
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors with a language-related learning disability who are enrolling in an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Students must be pursuing a career in the visual arts and demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://mossfoundation.org

Pat Barry Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation
324 East 4th Street
Second Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Eligibility: Applicants must be students from the Greater Cincinnati area or from Springfield Ohio pursuing a degree in media, the arts and/or music.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cincinnatischolarshipfoundation.org/list-of-scholarships/

Performing Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Williamsburg Community Foundation
1323 Jamestown Road
Suite 103
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Lafayette High School who were significantly involved in theater. Preference will be given to students who attended Lafayette all four years, and plan to major or minor in either theater, choir or band in college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://williamsburgcommunityfoundation.org/

Performing Arts Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Sarasota County
2635 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34237
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto or Charlotte counties or be graduating high school seniors or graduates of a high school located within one of these four counties. Students must be under the age of 24 and must be pursuing or planning to pursue further education at an accredited university, community college, technical school or certification program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfsarasota.org/students/scholarship-opportunities

Periwinkle Fund for the Arts
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan
30 Scott's Corners Drive
Suite 203
Montgomery, NY 12549
Eligibility: Applicants must be students from Sullivan County pursuing a degree in performing arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfosny.org/our-funds/scholarships/

Philo Visual and Performing Arts
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be Franklin local students who rank in the upper half of their graduating class and are attending an accredited institution of higher learning and are full-time college students majoring in visual or performing arts.

Amount: 300
Deadline: March 19
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

Pieceable Quilters Guild Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be current seniors who have been accepted to attend college, or current undergraduate students attending college to pursue a degree in textiles, fashion Design, fiber arts, art education, or art therapy. Students must be or have been seniors of a high school in Muskingum County or a relative of a current member of the Pieceable Quilters Guild. Selections will be based on academics, essays, recommendations, participation in activities, and community service.

Amount: 500
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

PINC (Poverty Is Not a Choice) Scholarship
Sponsor: Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors or graduates of public or private Lancaster Co high school, or home-schooled seniors, who are majoring in the arts and there are preferences for home-school students. Students must demonstrate extreme financial need only applicants with an EFC (expected family contribution from FAFSA report) under $5,000 will be accepted. The applicants must demonstrate a record of participation in music or the arts and previous recipients will be eligible if they maintain a 2.5 GPA or above in college. The first preference will go to previous PINC Scholarship recipients who re-apply, meet the stated criteria, and have maintained a college GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Amount: 3000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.lcf.org

Playwright Discovery Award
Sponsor: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566
Eligibility: Applicants must be students in grades 6-12. Applicants are to create an original one-act script of less than 40 pages that documents the experience of living with a disability. Applicants must have a disability, or the script can be a collaboration of a group of up to 5 students with one student having a disability. Selected scripts will be performed for middle school, high school and adult audiences. First and second place winners will have their plays performed at the JFK Performing Arts Center.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/opportunities-for-artists/competitions-and-commissions/

Preble Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry County Community Foundation
700 South Memorial Drive
P.O. Box 6006
New Castle, IN 47362
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or graduates of a Henry County high school with preference given to those from New Castle High School. Students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in music studies, arts, education or theater at any college or university with preference given to music majors.

Amount: $500-$999
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.henrycountycf.org/scholarships/

Psi Iota Xi Omega Chapter Malpas Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Boone County
102 North Lebanon Street
Suite 200
Lebanon, IN 46052
Eligibility: Applicants must be a resident of Boone County, Indiana and rank in the top 30% of their graduating class. Students must have a 2.5 GPA or above. Applicants must major in art, literature, music or speech and hearing.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.communityfoundationbc.org/

R. Walker Geitner III Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
4 Vanderbilt Park Drive
Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates or graduating seniors of Asheville High School who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in film, video production, visual or performing arts.

Amount: $2000
Deadline: January 20
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfwnc.org/students/scholarship-directory

Reat Griffin Underwood Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
1055 Broadway Boulevard
Suite 130
Kansas City, MO 64105
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be pursuing a performing arts degree and must live in the Greater Kansas City area. Applicants must submit a video or audio clip of no more than 5 minutes of themselves in a performing art.

Amount: $2500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.growyourgiving.org/scholarships/

Rhoda Lubalin Art Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
800 North Main Street
Sheffield, MA 01257
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Webutuck Central School who intend to pursue the study of visual arts at a college or other educational institution. Students must show evidence of creativity and originality in their artwork. Applicants must present a portfolio of work, entirely original, which may include independent projects completed outside the classroom.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.berkshiretaconic.org/bReceivebNonprofitsIndividuals/SearchApplyforScholarships.aspx

Rising Bud Scholarship
Sponsor: Omega Phi Beta Foundation (OPBF)
2887 Dill Place
Bronx, NY 10465
Eligibility: Applicants must be female high-school seniors pursuing an undergraduate degree in art at a college or university in one of the following areas: applied arts (creative literature/writing, decorative art, design, fashion design, fine arts, graphic design or industrial design), cinematic arts (animation, audio/sound or film-making), performing arts (dance, music, step or theater) or visual arts (animation, architecture, audio/sound, ceramics, computer art, crafts, design, drawing, film-making, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, video or visual communications). Students must be from a low income household earning a combined income that is less than $45,000 a year. A personal statement on a provided topic is required to be submitted.

Amount: $500
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://opbfoundation.org/scholarships/

Ronna Bucci and Dr. Charles Dietz Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants must be student artists pursuing a degree in the visual arts field at a college, university or institute. The scholarship is a one-time non-renewable award. Students are nominated by their art teachers. Students are selected with consideration given to artistic achievements, artistic potential, academic ability, dependability, responsibility, motivation and recommendations. Students must be graduates of a Muskingum County High School or home school program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

Ruben Elijah Reiser Johnson Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
Eligibility: Applicants must be New London county residents, must have a major in art with a preference for the visual arts, must show academic achievements and good character and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship.

Amount: 750
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship

Rudolph Bundas Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Renton Regional Community Foundation
P.O. Box 820
Renton, WA 98057
Eligibility: Applicants must be art students.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://rentonfoundation.org/scholarships/

Saginaw Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Saginaw Community Foundation
1 Tuscola
Suite 100B
Saginaw, MI 48607
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors residing in Saginaw County with preference given to students from Valley Lutheran High School. Students must be art majors pursuing an undergraduate degree or Career and Technical Education (CTE) training with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit letters of recommendation, a recent school transcript, a completed FAFSA, an essay and a special attachment or membership verification information.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.saginawfoundation.org/site/scholarships/

Sandra Ferris Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County
550 Dana Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Eligibility: Applicants must be San Luis Obispo County residents. Students must be planning to pursue a degree in the visual arts at a two- or four-year university. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfsloco.org/available-scholarships-2/

Sharon E. Burrows Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
Eligibility: Applicants must be students of Stonington High School, must be pursuing or planning to pursue a degree in Visual and applied arts such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, literature, architecture, industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, interior design, or decorative arts. must have a good Good academic standing, demonstrated financial need and plan to pursue post-secondary studies to receive the scholarship.

Amount: 1500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://cfect.org/scholarships/apply-for-a-scholarship

Shenango Valley Performing Arts Council Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH
7 West State Street
Suite 301
Sharon, PA 16146
Eligibility: Applicants must be deserving students in Lawrence County, Western Pennsylvania.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.comm-foundation.org/scholarships

Simple Gifts Fund
Sponsor: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
800 North Main Street
Sheffield, MA 01257
Eligibility: Applicants must be aged 13 to 19 years. Students must be residents of the Berkshire Taconic region interested in participating in summer enrichment programs that foster their interest in the arts.

Amount: $200-$800
Deadline: April 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.berkshiretaconic.org/bReceivebNonprofitsIndividuals/SearchApplyforScholarships.aspx

Sir John Soaneā€™s Museum Foundation Traveling Grant
Sponsor: American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006-5292
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in graduate programs focusing on the history of art, architecture, decorative arts or interior design.

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

Sonja Tarnay Educational Fund
Sponsor: Idaho Community Foundation
210 West State Street
Boise, ID 83702
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at any accredited high school in the Wood River Valley who are pursuing a career in the visual and/or performing arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.idahocf.org/nonprofits-students/scholarships

State of the Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Home Education Recognition Organization Inc. (HERO)
820 North Fig Tree Lane
Plantation, FL 33317
Eligibility: Applicants must have been homeschooled through four years of high school and demonstrate significant experience in the arts. Students must graduate and begin an educational program in an art school, college or university. Selection will be based on the application, references, autobiography, homeschool transcript and artistic accomplishments to date plus a portfolio of 10 pages or less or a CD or DVD of 5 minutes or less.

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

Stewart Kavesh Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
1055 Broadway Boulevard
Suite 130
Kansas City, MO 64105
Eligibility: Applicants must be students graduating from Redondo Union High School with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must have participated with consistency and excellence in Redondo Union High School's performing arts activities.

Amount: $2500
Deadline: April 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.growyourgiving.org/scholarships/

Sue Dilts Memorial Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Gratiot County Community Foundation
168 E. Center Street
P.O. Box 248
Ithaca, MI 48847
Eligibility: Applicants must attend or be graduating seniors of a school in Gratiot County and must pursue education beyond the classroom in arts (e.g., band camp, dance workshops, art class, etc.).

Amount: $800
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.gratiotfoundation.org

Suzanne Cooney Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Hillsdale County Community Foundation
2 South Howell Street
P.O. Box 276
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Camden-Frontier High School, preferably students seeking an education in art, photography, or cosmetology with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Students must attend an accredited two or four-year college or university. Applicants must submit an application form, a copy of a college acceptance letter, a Student Aid Report, a personal essay, two letters of recommendation and a high school transcript.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://abouthccf.org/scholarships/

Sydelle F. and Arthur I. Meyer Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
700 South Dixie Highway
Suite 200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from Dreyfoos School of the Arts who will pursue a degree in music or visual arts. Students must demonstrate extracurricular activities to support the major. Applicants must show financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.yourcommunityfoundation.org

Tedd Arnold Visual Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes Inc.
301 S. Main Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
Eligibility: Applicants must be Elmira High School and Notre Dame High School students who have a passion for art and plans to continue their art in the future. Students must demonstrate creativity in visual art media including traditional mediums and/or electronic art mediums, photography, graphic design, etc.

Amount: 1000
Deadline: February 18
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://communityfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships-for-students/

Terry Copple Fund
Sponsor: Blue Mountain Community Foundation
22 East Poplar Street
Suite 206
P.O. Box 603
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least average grades and demonstrate financial need. Students must submit a statement of interests, employment and community service in addition to the FAFSA and their academic transcript. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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

The Janet Gates Peckham Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
34 Walden Street
Unit 217
Concord, MA 01742
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.thescholarshipfundofcc.org/

The Phyllis Baker Fine Arts Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Washington County MD
37 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Eligibility: Applicants must be deserving students graduating from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts who plan to further their education in art, painting or drawing.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwcmd.org/scholarships/our-scholarships/

Theatre Arts Guild Scholarship
Sponsor: Theatre Arts Guild Inc.
P.O. Box 24008
Omaha, NE 68124
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the greater Omaha, Nebraska area and graduating seniors at a high school or GED program. Students must be enrolling in an accredited school of drama, college or university pursuing a degree in theatre arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://theatreartsguild.com/programs/scholarship/

Valentina Macarisin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Washington County MD
37 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts and studying visual arts with a talent for photography or vocal music.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwcmd.org/scholarships/our-scholarships/

Vivian Klemz Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ventura County Community Foundation
4001 Mission Oaks Boulevard
Camarillo, CA 93012
Eligibility: Students must by at least a sophomore in an arts program at an accredited four-year college, university or art institution or enrolled in a graduate-level arts program.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://vccf.org/scholarships/

Walter Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Central Indiana Community Foundation
615 North Alabama Street
Suite 119
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1498
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Marion County who plan to obtain a degree in architecture, construction management, design, fine art or performing arts and demonstrate financial need. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

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

Wayne Kinjorski Memorial Art Award
Sponsor: Hillsdale County Community Foundation
2 South Howell Street
P.O. Box 276
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate ability in arts. Students must submit an application form, a copy of a college acceptance letter, a Student Aid Report, a personal essay, two letters of recommendation and a high school transcript.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://abouthccf.org/scholarships/

WestFest Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
1500 Main Street
P.O. Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must be Hampden County residents pursuing degrees in the arts. Preference will be given to residents of Westfield.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://communityfoundation.org/scholarships/

William R. Shaffalo Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Applicants must attend Upper St. Clair High School as graduating seniors, pursue a degree or studies in art and plan to attend a two- or four-year college or university.

Amount: $400
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsearch

William Tolbert Whittenberg Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Louisville
325 W. Main Street
Suite 1110
Louisville, KY 40202
Eligibility: Applicants must be pre-college to college-age students pursuing advanced studies in the arts, towards a career in the performing arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cflouisville.org/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/

Yak N Yarn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Topeka Community Foundation
5431 SW 29th Street
Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66614
Eligibility: Applicants must be Topeka and Shawnee County area high school seniors who plan to pursue a major or minor in fiber arts.

Amount: 1000
Deadline: January 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.topekacommunityfoundation.org

Yellow Dog Studio Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Saginaw Community Foundation
1 Tuscola
Suite 100B
Saginaw, MI 48607
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in the Great Lakes Bay region pursuing an undergraduate degree in art and/or photography with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit letters of recommendation, a recent school transcript, a completed FAFSA, an essay and a special attachment or membership verification information.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.saginawfoundation.org/site/scholarships/