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A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Sponsor: National Gallery of Art
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785
Eligibility: Applicants must have held their Ph.D. for five years or less at the time of application and must submit application forms, proposals for the topic of the predoctoral seminar and the university course, three letters of recommendation and publications. Fellows will be in residence at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. During the first year, the fellow will carry out research and writing related to the publication of a dissertation or appropriate articles or book(s). In the second academic year, while continuing research and writing in residence, the fellow will be expected to teach one course (advanced undergraduate or graduate) by arrangement at a neighboring university.

Amount: $50,000 plus allowances
Deadline: October 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb.html

Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Dream Pool Foundation
P.O. Box 2020
Greenfield, WI 53220
Eligibility: Applicants must be visual arts or art therapy majors. Students must submit two letters of recommendation (at least one from an art teacher) and an personal statement regarding their reasons for pursuing a visual arts degree and professional goals. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of community service and extracurricular involvement.

Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Deadline: April 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dreampoolfoundation.org/scholarship_app.html

Catherine Jean MacDonald Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Bay Area Community Foundation
Pere Marquette Depot
1000 Adams Street
Ste. 200
Bay City, MI 48708
Eligibility: Applicants must submit a FAFSA proving financial need and demonstrate an dedication to obtain a degree in fine arts especially public TV or radio. Students must submit two letters of recommendation, a current transcript, a personal essay and an acceptable portrait photo as a JPEG or PNG along with their application.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 6
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://bayfoundation.org/scholarships/

Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be pursuing a degree in an art or history discipline, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: July 29
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/

Community and Folk Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Ventura County Community Foundation
4001 Mission Oaks Boulevard
Camarillo, CA 93012
Eligibility: Applicants must be a resident of Ventura County, California and graduating from any Ventura County high school. Students must be enrolling full-time in any accredited four-year college/university and majoring in art (education, teaching or artist).

Amount: $500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://vccf.org/scholarships/

Cynthia and Alan Baran Fine Arts and Music Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215-2519
Eligibility: Applicants must be current students at an accredited college or university, take at least six credit hours and be enrolled in a bachelor's of fine art, bachelor's of studio art, master's of fine art or bachelor's or master's in music program. Art students must major in painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography or printmaking. Preference for music scholarships is given to those studying acoustic mandolin or acoustic guitar. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay, Student Aid Report and two appraisal forms are required.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/

Dodee & Tom D. Morris Memorial Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-secondary schooling or be enrolled as a full-time student (in both cases, for at least nine hours). For those in their first college year, the high school minimum GPA earned must be 3.0; for those past their first college year, the college minimum GPA earned must be 3.0.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Eric Scott Langdon and Diana Monzeglio Memorial Scholarship Fund for Artists
Sponsor: Coastal Community Foundation
P.O. Box 230415
Encinitas, CA 92023
Eligibility: Preference will be given to students who need financial support to attend college and who excel in fine arts, dance or music.

Amount: $500-$2,500
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://coastalfoundation.org/scholarships/

Esther Kanagawa Memorial Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants must be current high schools seniors who plan to major in fine arts at an accredited college or university. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher and demonstrate financial need and good character.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 18
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: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org

Ethel Denton Groos Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Barry Community Foundation
231 S. Broadway
Hastings, MI 49058
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate strong community ties through extracurricular involvement, work experience and/or volunteer work. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

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

Florence Young Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Association on American Indian Affairs
Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
Rockville, MD 20850
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students from the continental U.S. or Alaska.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships.html

Haddy Harrington Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County
P.O. Box 1108
Hendersonville, NC 28793
Eligibility: A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

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

Internship for College Students
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must be either an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in a degree-granting program. Recently graduated students are eligible to apply. Students must commit to a minimum of twelve hours per week for at least ten weeks.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/university-students-and-faculty

Internship for Graduate Students
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must be either an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in a degree-granting program. Recently graduated students are eligible to apply. Students must commit to a minimum of twelve hours per week for at least ten weeks.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/university-students-and-faculty

J. Clawson Mills Fellowship
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated their ability in any of the branches within the study of fine art and because of this the fellowship is normally awarded to a mature student.

Amount: $20,000
Deadline: November 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/university-students-and-faculty

James A. Fortmann Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Arizona Community Foundation
2201 E. Camelback Road
Suite 202
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior graduating from an Arizona high school with preference to those from schools in the Verde Valley. Students must be enrolled full time and major in commercial art, fine art or art education.

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

Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowship
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must be in residence at The Met during the fellowship period. The one-year fellowships begin on September 1. Applicants must be Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral researchers or senior scholars and must also submit a specific research proposal that makes use of the museum's collection. Fellowships are awarded based on funds and resource availability.

Amount: $24,000
Deadline: November 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/university-students-and-faculty

Jonathan Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Mendocino County
204 South Oak Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior at Laytonville High School and plan to attend a vocational school, community college or four-year college or university. Students must pursue studies in the areas of music, art, architecture, building construction and/or design. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.communityfound.org/grants-scholarships/

Karolyn King Carter Scholarship
Sponsor: East Tennessee Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101
Knoxville, TN 37902
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Tennessee residents who are graduating seniors from a Greene County or Greeneville High School or current students at Tusculum College. Students must pursue studies in fine arts, commercial arts or media arts. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Applicants must also submit a statement of their art philosophy and 5 slides/photographs of their work.

Amount: $2,400
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/receive.aspx

Lifchez/Stronach Curatorial Internship
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must want to continue a career in art history and should have financial need or another hardship. A resume, two academic recommendations, transcripts, a list of art history or other relevant courses taken, a list of foreign languages known and an essay are required. Applicants must be current undergraduate seniors, recent graduates from a bachelor's or associate's program or master's-level graduate students. Recent graduates must have completed their degrees no more than twelve months prior to the application deadline.

Amount: $21,000
Deadline: January 29
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/university-students-and-faculty

Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation Center for Philanthropy
43 Field Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Eligibility: Applicants must be women who plan to study art at an accredited college or university, or in an artist-in-residence program. They must also live in the Connecticut Community Foundation's service area.

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

Malala Yousafzai Scholarship
Sponsor: Online Logo Maker
Eligibility: Applicants must be women age 30 or older who are starting post-secondary education or returning to school to continue interrupted studies. Students must be pursuing education in the arts and design field.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.onlinelogomaker.com/scholarships-for-women

Martha L. Frost Scholarship
Sponsor: Decatur County Community Foundation
101 E. Main Street
Greensburg, IN 47240
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $250
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dccfound.org

Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services
1450 Energy Park Drive
Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108-5227
Eligibility: Applicants must be Minnesota residents who have been admitted to a full-time program in an approved Minnesota college or university. Applicants must have demonstrated achievement in one of the following subjects: English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science or social science.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: For information about the status of this program, applicants should contact the schools they wish to attend.
Website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/

Minted Design Grant
Sponsor: MINTED
222 Grant Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94108
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate art or design program.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: July 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.minted.com

MVP Visuals Design Scholarship
Sponsor: MVP Visuals Design Scholarship
215 Mood Road
Enfield, CT 06082
Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to attend or be current undergraduate students at a U.S. university and must major in graphic arts and design or applied arts. Students must create a digital visual design based on the University they are or will be attending.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 1; June 1
How to apply: The design and 200- to 300-word description of the design must be emailed.
Website: http://mvpvisuals.com/pages/mvp-scholarships

Natalie A. W. Leaf Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Chester County Community Foundation
28 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382
Eligibility: Applicants must be Chester County residents who are at least 18 years old with demonstrated financial need. Students must intend on pursuing home improvement arts, crafts or trades through college, trade school, workshops or apprenticeship. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: May 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.chescocf.org

Predoctoral Fellowship Program
Sponsor: National Gallery of Art
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785
Eligibility: Applicants for predoctoral fellowships must be nominated by the chair of the graduate department of art history or other appropriate departments. Applicants must have completed all departmental requirements, including course work, residency and general and preliminary examinations. Certification in two languages other than English is required. Applicants should submit nomination forms, supporting letters from two individuals and writing samples. There are various fellowships. The David E. Finley Fellowship requires applicants have a significant interest in curatorial work. The Paul Mellon Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation in Western art. The Samuel H. Kress Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation in European art on a topic before the early nineteenth century. The Wyeth Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation that concerns aspects of art of the United States, including native and pre-Revolutionary America. The Ittleson Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation in the visual arts in a field other than Western art. The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation in cross-cultural studies or in a field other than Western art through the twentieth century. The Robert H. and Clarice Smith Fellowship is for research on Northern European art between 1400 and 1700, intended for the advancement or completion of either a doctoral dissertation or a resulting publication. The Chester Dale Fellowships are for the advancement or completion of a doctoral dissertation in any area of Western art, with a preference for modern and contemporary topics. The Center offers a Paul Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for recipients of the David E. Finley, Paul Mellon, Samuel H. Kress, Wyeth, Ittleson, Andrew W. Mellon and two-year Chester Dale fellowships if the dissertation has been accepted by June 1 of the residence year. Several candidates for each fellowship will be invited to Washington for interviews.

Amount: $30,000 plus allowances
Deadline: November 15
How to apply: Application materials are described online. Contact your dissertation advisor and departmental chair to obtain nomination forms.
Website: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb.html

Ritchie M. Gregory Fund
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Hawaii, demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Students must also plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 18
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: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org

Rome Prize Fellowship
Sponsor: American Academy in Rome
7 East 60 Street
New York, NY 10022
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens at time of application. Previous recipients of Rome Prize are not eligible to reapply.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aarome.org

Roswell L. Gilpatrick Internship
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must currently be in an undergraduate program as juniors or seniors, recent undergraduate graduates from a bachelor's or associate's program or master's-level graduate students. Individuals must have completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees no more than one year prior to the application deadline. Current freshmen and sophomores are not eligible to apply. This internship is for ten weeks and has a full-time schedule: five days, thirty-five hours per week.

Amount: $3,750
Deadline: January 29
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/university-students-and-faculty

Senior Fellowship Program
Sponsor: National Gallery of Art
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785
Eligibility: Applicants should have held the Ph.D. for five years or more or possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment at the time of application. They must submit application forms, proposals, copies of publications and three letters of recommendation. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center. One Paul Mellon Fellowship, one Frese Senior Fellowship and four to six Ailsa Mellon Bruce and Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowships will be awarded for the academic year. The Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowships support research in the history, theory and criticism of the visual arts of any geographical area and of any period. The Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowships support research on European art before the early nineteenth century. The Frese Senior Fellowship is for study in the history, theory and criticism of sculpture, prints and drawings or decorative arts of any geographical area and of any period. Applications are also accepted from scholars in other disciplines whose work is related.

Amount: Up to $50,000
Deadline: October 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb.html

Sherman Fairchild Foundation Conservation Fellowship
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must be studying in the fields of arms and armor, Asian art conservation, costumes, musical instruments, objects conservation, paintings conservation, paper conservation, scientific research or textile conservation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/university-students-and-faculty

Six-Month Internship
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must currently be enrolled as undergraduate seniors, recent graduates from a bachelor's or associate's program or master's-level graduate students. Recent graduates must have completed their degrees no more than twelve months prior to the application deadline. Current freshmen, sophomores and juniors are not eligible to apply.

Amount: $12,500
Deadline: January (contact office)
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/university-students-and-faculty

T. Scott Eaton Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery or Pulaski county or the city of Radford. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and submit a FAFSA demonstrating financial need to be considered.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Visiting Senior Fellowship Program
Sponsor: National Gallery of Art
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785
Eligibility: Applicants must have held their Ph.D. for five years or possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment at the time of application. Applications are considered for research in the history, theory and criticism of the visual arts of any geographical area and of any period. Applicants must submit application forms, proposals, copies of a publication and two letters of recommendation. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center. Applications are also accepted from scholars in other disciplines whose work is related. The Center awards up to twelve short-term Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships. The deadlines are March 21 for the fellowship from September to February and September 21 for March through August.

Amount: $6,000-$8,000
Deadline: September 21; March 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb.html

Wayne State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: Wayne State University
5104 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Eligibility: Applicants must be college students enrolled at least half-time majoring in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts. Students should demonstrate a commitment to LGBT issues.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfpca.wayne.edu

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships
Sponsor: Worldstudio/AIGA
233 Broadway
17th Floor
New York, NY 10279
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interactive design/motion graphics or photography. They must have a GPA of at least 2.0 and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Minority and economically disadvantaged students will be given special consideration.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aiga.org/worldstudio-scholarship/

Zana Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Grand Island High School.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org