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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

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: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.uncf.org

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: http://www.cfmt.org

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants
Sponsor: Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
1814 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal
Quebec, QC H3H 1E4
Eligibility: Applicants must have already started or completed training at an established school of art, and/or demonstrated, through past work and future plans, a commitment to make art a lifetime career. Applicants must be in the early stages of their careers working in painting, drawing, printmaking or sculpture. Abstract work will not be considered.

Amount: CAD $15,000-$18,000
Deadline: Rolling
How to apply: Applications are available by phone or written request.
Website: http://www.elizabethgreenshieldsfoundation.org

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

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: http://www.indian-affairs.org

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

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/

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
How to apply: The design and 200- to 300-word description of the design must be emailed.
Website: http://mvpvisuals.com/pages/mvp-scholarships

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: $20,000 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

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

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 and March 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb.html

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: Up to $3,000
Deadline: April 22
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aiga.org/worldstudio-scholarship/