Open
$3,000–$1,000
6 Award Winners
Application Open Date
1/27/2023
Application Deadline
4/21/2023
Eligible Grades
College Freshman – College Senior

Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship

Funded by
Dream Pool Foundation
Open
$3,000–$1,000
6 Award Winners
Scholarship Open Date
1/27/2023
Scholarship Close Date
4/21/2023
Eligible Grades
College Freshman – College Senior

To honor and celebrate the late Carrie Stuckert’s wishes of starting a company called Dream Pool, her friends and family created the company in 2006 to benefit students in the arts field in the form of scholarships. The scholarship is open to college students in the United States pursuing a career in the visual arts field.

Every year, the Dream Pool Foundation provides college scholarships worth over $15,000 to six students attending college across the United States. Applicants are expected to be passionate about visual arts, with a demonstrated need in financing their art degree. The scholarship amount is given to pay for their college education.

The Dream Pool Foundation ensures that the winners of the scholarship are introduced to the fast-changing needs and demands of visual arts while studying in college. The foundation is committed to financing art education dreams which would otherwise not be achieved. Scholars from the program end up establishing great careers courtesy of the financial aid and mentorship given by the foundation.

Scholarship Summary

To honor and celebrate the late Carrie Stuckert’s wishes of starting a company called Dream Pool, her friends and family created the company in 2006 to benefit students in the arts field in the form of scholarships. The scholarship is open to college students in the United States pursuing a career in the visual arts field.

Every year, the Dream Pool Foundation provides college scholarships worth over $15,000 to six students attending college across the United States. Applicants are expected to be passionate about visual arts, with a demonstrated need in financing their art degree. The scholarship amount is given to pay for their college education.

The Dream Pool Foundation ensures that the winners of the scholarship are introduced to the fast-changing needs and demands of visual arts while studying in college. The foundation is committed to financing art education dreams which would otherwise not be achieved. Scholars from the program end up establishing great careers courtesy of the financial aid and mentorship given by the foundation.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Eligible Grade: College Freshman – College Senior
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: United States
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Key Information of Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Arts
  • Visual Arts

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submit besides your application.

  • Recommendation letters
  • Essay
  • School Verification

Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship Timeline

January 2023

Application Opening Date

Applications open on January 27.

April 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on April 21.

August 2023

Awards Announcement Date

Winners are announced in August.

How to ace the Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship

1

Emphasize your engagement in community activities

In your application, it is important to highlight your involvement in your school and community activities. Show your experiences in leadership and volunteer work in your involvement.

2

Explain how the scholarship will benefit you

While writing your autobiography, you need to highlight how the scholarship will benefit you. Take the opportunity to stand out from other applicants by not giving vague and unclear reasons - instead tell a story of your dreams and aspirations and how they would benefit others, and through the scholarship, you would be able to achieve this.

3

Proofread your writings before submitting

Many applications get rejected because of simple, avoidable mistakes like spelling and grammar errors. Let your trusted friends and family members go through your application to point out the mistakes before submitting it.

4

Reach out to previous winners

All winners of the scholarship since 2006 are published on the website. They’re easily reachable and can benefit you immensely by giving you more specific insights on how to ace your application.

How the Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship is Judged

Applicants are assessed on their academic performance, and community and school activities engagement. The applicants are required to be committed to giving back to their schools and communities by being active members, participating in and leading different initiatives in their localities.

Why We Love the Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship

1

No discrimination

The program is open to all eligible U.S. citizens as long as they meet the scholarship requirements. It supports equality and has no discrimination against gender, race, ethnicity, religion, etc.

2

Simple application procedure

Unlike many other scholarships which have a mandatory requirement of a minimum GPA and many essays to write, this scholarship application is simple, not limiting, and not strenuous to students.

3

You join a community of art scholars

With very few communities of visual arts scholars available in the country, recipients of the scholarship get lucky to be part of an ever-growing and flourishing community of visual arts scholars.

5 Facts About the Dream Pool Foundation

01.

it increased scholarships since 2006

From the beginning of the scholars' program in 2006 up to 2013, the foundation would offer only 2-5 scholarships annually, but currently, 6 awards have been given yearly since 2013.

02.

Has allocated more money for scholarships

Initially, the highest award used to be $2, 000 with just 3-5 winners, currently the highest award is $3, 000 with up to 6 total winners.

03.

Emphasis on grassroots impact

The Foundation began the scholarship program at over 500 Wisconsin high schools and spread the word over to many other people who not only donated to the foundation but also brought in needy students who needed support.

04.

The scholars create great careers in visual arts

Through the support from the foundation, the scholars go-ahead to create great enviable careers and have entrepreneurial ventures in the visual arts field.

{Impact through fellowship and internship programs