Arts Scholarships

Kia America – HACU STEAM Scholarship

Kia America offers scholarships of $2,000 to undergraduate and graduate students attending HACU member schools. A total of 170 students will be selected with preference given to California and Georgia residents.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
170 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
July 1

MacColl Johnson Fellowships

Sponsored by the Rhode Island Foundation, the MacColl Johnson Fellowship is awarded to emerging and mid-career artists based in Rhode Island.

Amount
$25,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
August 1

YoungArts Competition

The YoungArts Competition is a nationally acclaimed prestigious award given to talented young artists in high school wanting to make an impression in the fields of creative, literary pursuits, and visual arts.

Amount
$100–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 15

SMART Scholarship Program for Service

The SMART scholarship program for service awards 300 scholarships to students pursuing a degree in a STEM discipline.

Amount
$25,000–$38,000
Scholarships awarded
300 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 14
Winner announcement
February/March 2023

Arts for Life! Scholarship

The scholarship by the Foundation for Excellence in Education awards 25 Florida students who exhibit academic excellence and are in a creative field of writing, dancing, drama, or visual arts.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 1
Winner announcement
May 2023

Boren Scholarship

The Boren Scholarship supports U.S. citizens who study abroad during their undergraduate degrees. The winner of the scholarship is awarded up to $25,000 in financial support.

Amount
$8,000–$25,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 2

Marianne Beel Scholarship

The Nebraska Press Women (NPW)awards the Marianne Beel Scholarship worth $1,000 which offers scholarships to female high school seniors in Nebraska.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 9

James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta awards the James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund of $2,000 for undergraduate study in ministry human services, arts, music, and sciences.

Amount
$2,000–$8,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 15
Winner announcement
June 2023

Beinecke Scholarship Program

The Beinecke Scholarship Program offers a $34,000 scholarship to outstanding college juniors to pursue graduate studies in arts, social sciences, or humanities.

Amount
$4,000–$34,000
Scholarships awarded
16 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 16
Winner announcement
June 15, 2023

AABE National Scholarships

The AABE National Scholarship awards $3,000–$5,000 to 13 graduating high school seniors of Hispanic, African American, or Native American ethnicity who will pursue studies in energy-related fields.

Amount
$3,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
13 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 4
Winner announcement
May 2023

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest

VFX Auxiliary organizes the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest, where one student can win $33,000.

Amount
$20,000–$33,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 31

The William and Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarship

The California State University Foundation awards two students the William and Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarship of $10,000 each to pursue a graduate program in arts education.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
April 15
Winner announcement
June 2023

Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship Fund

The Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship, ranging from $11,000 to $13,000, is available to a high school senior who is an incoming freshman at Brevard College.

Amount
$11,000–$13,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18
Winner announcement
August 2023

Antonio Cirino Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for graduate students from Rhode Island seeking an arts education to teach. The applicant may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate.

Amount
$2,000–$12,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 25

Papa John’s Scholarship

The Papa John’s Foundation and UNCF offer 24 scholarships worth $5,000 to African American students.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
24 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
June 8