Financial Aid for Fine Arts

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FINE ARTS

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ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES FOUNDATION

5220 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Tel: (818)754-2839; Fax: (818)761-8524; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.emmys.tv/foundation

The College Television Awards competition recognizes excellence in college student film or video productions by honoring student producers of films or videos produced for college course credit. The academy gives 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards in the following categories: comedy, drama, music programs, documentary, newscasts, children's programs, traditional animation, and non-traditional animation. Submit film or video on 1/2 inch VHS or Beta SP tape. Entry forms available September-December.

Title of Award:
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences College Television Awards

Area, Field, or Subject:
Journalism; Communications; TV/Radio Broadcasting; Photojournalism/Photography; Performing Arts; Arts; Filmmaking/Video

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
21 prize(s), totaling $24,500.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 25. Minimum award amount: $500. Maximum award amount: $2000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; entry in a contest.

Deadline for Receipt:
12/15.

Apply to:
Hap Lovejoy, Educational Programs and Services Administrator, 818-754-2839, [email protected]

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ALLIANCE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS AND WRITERS, INC.

557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-1396
Tel: (212)343-6493; E-mail: a&[email protected]; Web Site: http://www.artandwriting.org

Award for students in grades 7-12. Winners of preliminary judging advance to national level. For further details visit Web site: http://www.artandwriting.org.

Title of Award:
Scholastic Art and Writing Awards-Art Section

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Literature/English/Writing

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 600. Minimum award amount: $100. Maximum award amount: $20000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; essay; reference(s); entry in a contest; portfolio.

Apply to:
Scholarship Contact Person, 212-343-6493, a&[email protected]

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ALLIANCE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS AND WRITERS, INC.

557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-1396
Tel: (212)343-6493; E-mail: a&[email protected]; Web Site: http://www.artandwriting.org

Award for students in grades 7-12. Winners of preliminary judging advance to national level. For further details visit Web site: http://www.artandwriting.org.

Title of Award:
Scholastic Art and Writing Awards-Writing Section Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Literature/English/Writing

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 300. Minimum award amount: $100. Maximum award amount: $10000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; essay; entry in a contest; manuscript.

Apply to:
Scholarship Contact Person, 212-343-6493, a&[email protected]

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AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS, NEW YORK CHAPTER

536 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012
Tel: (212)683-0023; Fax: (212)696-5022; Web Site: http://www.aiany.org

One-time award for architectural students. The Douglas Haskell awards were founded to encourage excellence in writing on architecture and related design fields. Submit published article, essay, or journal with 100-word statement of purpose. Minimum $1000 prize.

Title of Award:
Haskell Awards for Students in Architectural Journalism

Area, Field, or Subject:
Architecture; Landscape Architecture; Engineering/Technology; Art History

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
2 prize(s), totaling $2,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 3. Minimum award amount: $1000. Maximum award amount: $2000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; essay.

Deadline for Receipt:
4/12.

Apply to:
Patty West, Manager of Special Programs and Communications, 212-683-0023.

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AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON

PO Box 5867
Lacey, WA 98509-5867
Tel: (360)456-5995; Fax: (360)491-7442; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.walegion-aux.org

One-time award for the son, daughter, or grandchild of a veteran. Must be senior in high school in Washington and planning to pursue an education in the fine arts. Submit statement of veteran's military service. Contact Washington Auxiliary for application. Must be a resident of Washington state.

Title of Award:
Florence Lemcke Memorial Scholarship in Fine Arts

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Humanities; Art History; Literature/English/Writing

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 scholarship(s), totaling $500.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: age 20 or younger. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
4/1.

Apply to:
Lois Boyle, Education Chairman, 360-456-5995, [email protected]

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AMERICAN PHILOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Department of Classical Studies, Loyola University
Box 113 6363 Saint Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Tel: (215)898-4975; Fax: (215)573-7874; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.apaclassics.org

The award supports summer study in the United States, or in Europe, intended to better prepare the recipient for graduate work in classical studies. Please refer to Web site for ethnic heritage specifications and further details: http://www.apaclassics.org

Title of Award:
Minority Student Summer Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; History; Humanities; Foreign Language

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 scholarship(s), totaling $3,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $3000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award available to persons of the following ethnic groups: African, Latin American/Caribbean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Mexican. Award available to the following races: Native American/Eskimo; Asian; African American; Hispanic.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
2/15.

Apply to:
Adam Blistein, Executive Director, 215-898-4975, [email protected]

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ART INSTITUTES

210 6th Ave.
Ste. 3300
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Tel: 800-275-2440; Fax: (412)456-2305; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.artinstitutes.edu

Senior class members of National Art Honor Society are eligible to compete for these tuition scholarships: 1st Place-$25,000, 2nd Place-$15,000, 3rd Place-$10,000, 4th Place: $5,000, 5th Place-$2,500.

Title of Award:
National Art Honor Society Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Vocational/Occupational

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
3 scholarship(s), totaling $60,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 5. Minimum award amount: $2500. Maximum award amount: $25000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; entry in a contest; six slides of artwork.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/4.

Apply to:
Julie Walsh, Admissions Department, 800-275-2440, [email protected]

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ARTIST-BLACKSMITH'S ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA, INC.

PO Box 816
Farmington, GA 30638-0816
Tel: (706)310-1030; Fax: (706)769-7147; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.abana.org

The award is designed to provide financial assistance to ABANA members at all skill levels to assist with the development of their blacksmithing skills and abilities. Applications selected throughout the year. Award money may be used for blacksmith workshops, demonstrations, lectures, etc. Awards granted are not for tuition.

Title of Award:
Artist's-Blacksmith's Association of North America, Inc. Scholarship Program

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Vocational/Occupational

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
8 scholarship(s), totaling $7,200.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 8. Maximum no. of awards: 10. Minimum award amount: $400. Maximum award amount: $1500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: part-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; financial need analysis; reference(s); photograph; self-addressed stamped envelope; resume.

Apply to:
Lee Ann Mitchell, Central Office Administrator, 706-310-1030, [email protected]

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CALIFORNIA ALLIANCE FOR ARTS EDUCATION (CAAE)

495 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Tel: (626)578-9315; Fax: (626)578-9894; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.artsed411.org

Renewable award for California high school seniors studying dance, music, theater, or visual arts. For use at a four-year institution or accredited training program. Must demonstrate financial need. Application fee of $10. Application deadline is February 2.

Title of Award:
Emerging Young Artist Awards

Area, Field, or Subject:
Music; Performing Arts; Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
12 scholarship(s), totaling $28,000.

Funds Available:
Maximum no. of awards: 12. Maximum award amount: $5000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: 16-19 years old, full-time student. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s); entry in a contest; application fee; performance, work sample.

Deadline for Receipt:
2/2.

Apply to:
Peggy Burt, Project Manager, 626-578-9315, [email protected]

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CIRI FOUNDATION

2600 Cordova St., Ste. 206
Anchorage, AK 99503
Tel: (907)263-5582; Fax: (907)263-5588; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.ciri.com/tcf

$2,000 per semester is offered to Alaska Native Student original enrollees/descendants of Cook Inlet Region, Inc., who are studying the literary, performing, and visual arts. Recipients can reapply every semester. Must be accepted or enrolled in a two- or four-year undergraduate degree or graduate degree program. Deadlines are June 1 and December 1.

Title of Award:
CIRI Foundation Susie Qimmiqsak Bevins Endowment Scholarship Fund

Area, Field, or Subject:
Performing Arts; Literature/English/Writing; Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 scholarship(s).

Funds Available:
Minimum award amount: $2000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); proof of eligibility, birth certificate or adoption decree.

Apply to:
Scholarship Contact Person, 907-263-5582, [email protected]

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CIRI FOUNDATION

2600 Cordova St., Ste. 206
Anchorage, AK 99503
Tel: (907)263-5582; Fax: (907)263-5588; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.ciri.com/tcf

Scholarships available for studies in language, education, social sciences, arts, communications, and law. Applicant must be Alaska Native student. For more details see Web site: http://www.ciri.com/tcf.

Title of Award:
Lawrence Matson Memorial Endowment Scholarship Fund

Area, Field, or Subject:
Education; Social Sciences; Arts; Communications; Law/Legal Services

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); proof of eligibility, birth certificate or adoption decree.

Deadline for Receipt:
6/1.

Apply to:
Scholarship Contact Person, 907-263-5582, [email protected]

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COSTUME SOCIETY OF AMERICA

PO Box 73
Earleville, MD 21919-0073
Tel: (410)275-1619; Fax: (410)275-8936; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com

One-time award for members of Costume Society of America with research projects in the field of North American costume which are part of the degree requirement. Must be enrolled at an accredited institution. Submit faculty recommendation. Merit-based award of up to $3000.

Title of Award:
Stella Blum Research Grant

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies; Home Economics; Museum Studies; Historic Preservation and Conservation; History; Performing Arts; Art History; Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 grant(s), totaling $3,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum award amount: $3000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s); proposal, if necessary: permission letter from research site, budget.

Deadline for Receipt:
5/1.

Apply to:
Ms. Kaye K. Boyer, Manager, 410-275-1619, [email protected]

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COSTUME SOCIETY OF AMERICA

PO Box 73
Earleville, MD 21919-0073
Tel: (410)275-1619; Fax: (410)275-8936; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.costumesocietyamerica.com

One-time award for Costume Society of America members currently enrolled as students to assist their travel to Costume Society of America national symposium to present either a juried paper or a poster.

Title of Award:
Adele Filene Travel Award

Area, Field, or Subject:
Area/Ethnic Studies; Home Economics; Museum Studies; Historic Preservation and Conservation; History; Performing Arts; Art History; Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
3 prize(s), totaling $1,500.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 4. Minimum award amount: $150. Maximum award amount: $500.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
3/1.

Apply to:
Ms. Kaye K. Boyer, Manager, 410-275-1619, [email protected]

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CULTURE CONNECTION

8888 Keystone Crossing
Ste. 1300
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Tel: (317)547-7055; Fax: (317)547-7083; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.thecultureconnection.com

Scholarships available for students in single parent families. May be used for undergraduate or graduate study. Those interested in foreign languages, culture, and ethnic studies are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is August 1.

Title of Award:
Culture Connection Foundation Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
African Studies; Anthropology; Area/Ethnic Studies; Education; Foreign Language; International Studies; Art History; Asian Studies; European Studies; Law/Legal Services

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1000. Minimum award amount: $4700.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: single. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; test scores; interview; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s); self-addressed stamped envelope; birth certificate, divorce decree.

Deadline for Receipt:
8/1.

Apply to:
Anna Leis, National Program Director, 317-547-7055, [email protected]

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GENERAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS OF MASSACHUSETTS

PO Box 679
Sudbury, MA 01776-0679
Tel: (978)443-4569

Scholarship in art for graduating high school seniors. Must submit letter of endorsement from president of sponsoring General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts and three examples of original work. Must be resident of Massachusetts.

Title of Award:
General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Pennies For Art

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Maximum award amount: $800.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; autobiography; essay; reference(s); portfolio; self-addressed stamped envelope.

Deadline for Receipt:
2/1.

Apply to:
Jane Howard, Scholarship Chairperson, 978-443-4569.

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ELIZABETH GREENSHIELDS FOUNDATION

1814 Sherbrooke St. West, Ste. 1
Montreal, QC, Canada H3H 1E4
Tel: (514)937-9225; Fax: (514)937-0141; E-mail: [email protected]

Award of CAN$12,500 available to candidates working in painting, drawing, printmaking, or sculpture. Work must be representational or figurative. Must submit at least one color slide of each of six works. Must reapply to renew. Applications from self-taught individuals are also accepted.

Title of Award:
Elizabeth Greenshields Award/Grant

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
47 grant(s), totaling $226,925.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 40. Maximum no. of awards: 60. Minimum award amount: $9285.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; slides.

Apply to:
Diane Pitcher, Applications Coordinator, 514-937-9225, [email protected]

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IDAHO COMMISSION ON THE ARTS

PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0008
Tel: (208)334-2119; Fax: (208)334-2488; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www2.state.id.us/arts

Awards for Idaho residents displaying outstanding achievement in literature, visual arts, media, or performing arts. Must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age. Award of $3500 plus possible show at Idaho gallery. Must submit resume and work samples. Deadline: January 31.

Title of Award:
Idaho Commission on the Arts Fellowship Awards

Area, Field, or Subject:
Literature/English/Writing; Performing Arts; Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
9 fellowship(s), totaling $17,500.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 6. Maximum no. of awards: 10. Maximum award amount: $3500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: age 18 or older. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; self-addressed stamped envelope; resume; work samples, artist statement.

Deadline for Receipt:
1/31.

Apply to:
Barbara Garrett, Director of Artist Services, 208-334-2119 ext. 28, [email protected]

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INSTITUTE FOR HUMANE STUDIES

3301 North Fairfax Dr.
Ste. 440
Arlington, VA 22201-4432
Tel: (703)993-4880; Fax: (703)993-4890; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.theihs.org

Scholarship program to support students pursuing degrees in filmmaking or creative writing. First stage deadline is January 15; second stage deadline is March 15.

Title of Award:
Film and Fiction Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Filmmaking/Video; Literature/English/Writing

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
3 scholarship(s), totaling $15,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum award amount: $3000. Maximum award amount: $10000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; essay.

Deadline for Receipt:
1/15.

Apply to:
Ms. Amy Pelletier, Program Coordinator, 703-993-4880, [email protected]

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INTERNATIONAL FURNISHINGS AND DESIGN ASSOCIATION

16171 Jasmine Way
Los Gatos, CA 95032-3830
Tel: (408)356-2465; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.ifdaef.org/scholarships.html

Scholarship available to students studying design at an accredited college or design school with a focus on residential furniture design. Applicant must submit 5 examples of original designs, 3 of which must be residential furniture examples. May be CD-ROM (pdf format only), slides, photographs, or copies of drawings no larger than 8 1/2"x11". Include 5 sets of each design example with a short description of each illustration.

Title of Award:
Ruth Clark Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Industrial Design; Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $1500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
3/31.

Apply to:
Dr. Nancy Wolford, Director of Grants, 408-356-2465, [email protected]

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JAPAN FOUNDATION

152 West 57th St., 39th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212)489-0299; Fax: (212)489-0409; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.jfny.org

Several one-time fellowships to provide artists such as writers, musicians, painters, sculptors, stage artists, movie directors, performance artists, and curators the chance to pursue creative projects in Japan and to meet and consult with their Japanese counterparts. Recipients will receive a monthly stipend ranging from 740,000 yen to 2,220,000 yen.

Title of Award:
Japan Foundation Artists Fellowship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Literature/English/Writing; Performing Arts; Interior Design; Art History; Arts; Filmmaking/Video

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
2 fellowship(s).

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 4. Minimum award amount: $6869. Maximum award amount: $20608.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award available to employees or relatives of employees within the following industries: designated career field.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
12/1.

Apply to:
Katherine Wearne, Program Assistant, 212-489-0299, [email protected]

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT

One Education Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80906-4477
Tel: (719)535-2954; Fax: (719)540-6175; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.ja.org

Must be a high school senior who completed JA Company Program or JA Economics. Tuition-only scholarship renewable annually for up to four years leading to a bachelor degree in either business administration or fine arts at an accredited college or university. $200 cash accompanies the scholarship each year for incidental fees.

Title of Award:
Walt Disney Company Foundation Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Business/Consumer Services; Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; test scores; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
2/1.

Apply to:
Steven Carruth, Scholarship and Curriculum Specialist, 719-535-2954, [email protected]

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LIBERTY GRAPHICS, INC.

PO Box 5
Liberty, ME 04949
Tel: (207)589-4596; Fax: (207)589-4415; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.libertygraphicstshirts.com

One-time scholarship goes to the successful student who submits the winning design for depicting human powered outdoor activities, not wind or motor powered. Liberty Graphics reserves the right not to award. Applicants must be residents of Maine and be high school student.

Title of Award:
Annual Liberty Graphics Outdoor Activities Art Contest

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
3 scholarship(s), totaling $1,200.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 2. Minimum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; autobiography; entry in a contest; self-addressed stamped envelope; art contest submission.

Deadline for Receipt:
4/24.

Apply to:
Jay Sproul, Art Director, 207-589-4596, [email protected]

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LINCOLN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

215 Centennial Mall South, Ste. 200
Lincoln, NE 68508
Tel: (402)474-2345; Fax: (402)476-8532; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.lcf.org

Scholarship for current graduating seniors or current college students enrolled in a qualified accredited college or university in Lancaster County in Nebraska who are pursuing art degrees. Must be residents of Lancaster County, Nebraska and show extraordinary artistic promise.

Title of Award:
Haymarket Gallery Emerging Artists Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 scholarship(s), totaling $500.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $500.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; reference(s); portfolio.

Deadline for Receipt:
4/15.

Apply to:
Debra Shoemaker, Director of Program and Distribution, 402-474-2345, [email protected]

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MAINE MEDIA WOMEN SCHOLARSHIPS COMMITTEE

9 Sanborns' Grove Rd.
Bridgton, ME 04009
Tel: (207)647-5960; Web Site: http://www.mainemediawomen.org/scholarships.html

Recipient is selected by an independent panel. Award is based on talent, need, and past involvement in media-related activities in school. Available only to women who are residents of Maine and interested in pursuing a career in journalism, writing, photography, graphic design, arts, marketing, communications, and broadcasting.

Title of Award:
Maine Media Women's Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Communications; Graphics/Graphic Arts/Printing; Journalism; Literature/English/Writing; Photojournalism/Photography; TV/Radio Broadcasting

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
1 scholarship(s), totaling $700.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $700.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: female, full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s); entry in a contest.

Deadline for Receipt:
4/1.

Apply to:
Jude Stone, Scholarship Committee Chairperson, 207-647-5960.

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MEDIA ACTION NETWORK FOR ASIAN AMERICANS

PO Box 11105
Burbank, CA 91510
Tel: (213)486-4433; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.manaa.org

One-time award to students pursuing careers in film and television production as writers, directors, producers, and studio executives. Students must have a strong desire to advance a positive and enlightened understanding of the Asian-American experience in mainstream media. See Web site (http://www.manaa.org) for application deadline and additional information.

Title of Award:
MANAA Media Scholarships for Asian American Students

Area, Field, or Subject:
Filmmaking/Video; Arts; TV/Radio Broadcasting

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: transcript; financial need analysis; essay; reference(s); work sample.

Deadline for Receipt:
6/1.

Apply to:
Ken Kwok, Board Member, 213-486-4433, [email protected]

2176
NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN THE ARTS

444 Brickell Ave., Ste. R14
Miami, FL 33133
Tel: 800-970-2787; Fax: (305)377-1149; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.artsawards.org

One-time award for high school seniors or others that are 17-18 years old who show talent in dance, film and video, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and/or writing. Must submit portfolio, videotape or audiotape, along with application fee. Must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., except applicants for the music/jazz discipline.

Title of Award:
Arts Recognition and Talent Search (ARTS)

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Performing Arts; Literature/English/Writing; Filmmaking/Video; Photojournalism/Photography

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
701 grant(s), totaling $274,300.

Funds Available:
Minimum award amount: $100. Maximum award amount: $3000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: 17-18 years old. High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; entry in a contest; application fee; portfolio.

Apply to:
Programs Department, 800-970-2787, [email protected]

2177
NATIONAL SCULPTURE SOCIETY

237 Park Ave.
Ground Floor
New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212)764-5645; Fax: (212)764-5651; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.nationalsculpture.org

For any sculptors age 18-35. Must submit slides of five to ten works with biography. Slides will be returned if self-addressed stamped envelope is included. One medal award and six monetary awards. Deadline in early April. See Web site for details (http://www.nationalsculpture.org).

Title of Award:
National Sculpture Competition for Young Sculptors

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
7 prize(s), totaling $3,100.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 7. Minimum award amount: $200. Maximum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: 18-35 years old. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; autobiography; entry in a contest; self-addressed stamped envelope; slides of work.

Apply to:
Gwen Pier, Executive Director, 212-764-5645, [email protected]

2178
NATIONAL SCULPTURE SOCIETY

237 Park Ave.
Ground Floor
New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212)764-5645; Fax: (212)764-5651; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.nationalsculpture.org

Scholarships available for students of figurative or representational sculpture. Scholarships are paid directly to the academic institution through which the student applies. Applicant must submit 8-10 photographs of at least three different works. Application deadline is April 30.

Title of Award:
National Sculpture Society Scholarships

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Two Year College, Four Year College, Vocational/Occupational, University

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
3 scholarship(s), totaling $3,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 6. Minimum award amount: $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; reference(s); self-addressed stamped envelope; photographs of work.

Deadline for Receipt:
4/30.

Apply to:
Gwen Pier, Executive Director, 212-764-5645, [email protected]

2179
OREGON STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

1500 Valley River Dr., Ste. 100
Eugene, OR 97401-7020
Tel: 800-452-8807; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us

One-time award for residents of Benton, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Linn, or Marion counties who are studying arts, engineering, or business management. Minimum 2.75 GPA for graduating high school seniors. Graduate students may be enrolled full or part time in the same majors.

Title of Award:
Glenn R. and Juanita B. Struble Scholarship II

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Architecture; Business/Consumer Services

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $2800.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; essay.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/1.

Apply to:
Director of Grant Programs, 800-452-8807 ext. 7395, [email protected]

2180
RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: (401)274-4564; Fax: (401)272-1359; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.rifoundation.org

One-time scholarships between $2000 and $5000 are awarded to benefit visual art and/or music major entering his/her sophomore year in college. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need and a three year residency in Portsmouth, Middletown, or Newport, RI.

Title of Award:
Constant Memorial Scholarship for Aquidneck Island Residents

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Music

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Maximum no. of awards: 2. Minimum award amount: $2000. Maximum award amount: $5000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form.

Deadline for Receipt:
6/4.

Apply to:
Libby Monahan, Scholarship Coordinator, 401-274-4564, [email protected]

2181
UNICO NATIONAL, INC

Fairfield Commons
271 US Hwy. 46 West, Ste. A-108
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Web Site: http://www.unico.org

Scholarship available to graduating high school senior. Must reside and attend high school within the corporate limits or adjoining suburbs of a city wherein an active chapter of UNICO National is located. Application must be signed by student's principal and properly certified by sponsoring Chapter President and Chapter Secretary. Must have letter of endorsement from President or Scholarship Chairperson of sponsoring Chapter.

Title of Award:
Theodore Mazza Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Architecture; Art History; Arts; Music

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 1. Minimum award amount: $1500.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; financial need analysis; reference(s).

2182
UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031
Web Site: http://www.uncf.org

Scholarship awards students majoring in arts or humanities and attending a UNCF member college or university. Applicant must be a resident of the Detroit area in Michigan. Please visit Web site for more information: http://www.uncf.org.

Title of Award:
Jacqueline Feigenson Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Humanities

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to the following races: African American.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; financial need analysis; FAFSA, SAR.

Apply to:
Program Services Department.

2183
UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031
Web Site: http://www.uncf.org

Scholarship awarded to Iowa residents attending a UNCF member college or university and majoring in art. Minimum 2.5 GPA required. Prospective applicants should complete the Student Profile found at Web site: http://www.uncf.org.

Title of Award:
Houston Symphony/Top Ladies Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to the following races: African American.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; financial need analysis.

Apply to:
Program Services Department.

2184
UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031
Web Site: http://www.uncf.org

Awards made annually to students majoring in communications, art, music, the performing arts, and English. Must attend a UNCF member college or university. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Prospective applicants should complete the Student Profile found at Web site: http://www.uncf.org.

Title of Award:
Janet Jackson/Rhythm Nation Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Communications; Performing Arts; Arts; Literature/English/Writing

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Minimum award amount: $2000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens. Award available to the following races: African American.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form.

Apply to:
Program Services Department.

2185
UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031
Web Site: http://www.uncf.org

Award available to students enrolled in a UNCF member college or university. Must major in art or history. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Prospective applicants should complete the Student Profile found at Web site: http://www.uncf.org.

Title of Award:
Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; History

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Maximum award amount: $5000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to the following races: African American.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; financial need analysis.

Apply to:
Program Services Department.

2186
UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031
Web Site: http://www.uncf.org

Award restricted to Detroit, MI students who are art majors. Please visit Web site for more information: http://www.uncf.org.

Title of Award:
Charles Strosacker Foundation Scholarship

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Eligibility Requirements:
Award available to the following races: African American.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; financial need analysis; FAFSA, SAR.

Apply to:
Program Services Department.

2187
U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

Federal Duck Stamp Office
4401 North Fairfax Dr., Ste. 4073
Arlington, VA 22203-1622
Tel: (703)358-2010; Fax: (703)358-2009; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://duckstamps.fws.gov

Any student in grades K-12, public, private, or home schooled, may enter this competition in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Teachers will use the curriculum guide which we provide to teach conservation issues to students. Student then does an artistic rendering of one of the North American Migratory Waterfowl and enters it into their state's Junior Duck Stamp Contest. Each state picks one Best of Show to be sent to the National Office in Arlington, VA. A national competition is held in D.C. and one winner is picked. Deadlines: South Carolina January 30, Florida February 21, all other states and territories March 15. Further information is available at: http://duckstamps.fws.gov.

Title of Award:
Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Competition

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
3 prize(s), totaling $7,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum no. of awards: 3. Minimum award amount: $1000. Maximum award amount: $4000.

Eligibility Requirements:
High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: entry in a contest; artistic rendering.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/15.

Apply to:
Chris Tollefson, Chief, Federal Duck Stamp Office, 703-358-2010, [email protected]

2188
VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

2800 Grove Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221-2466
Web Site: http://www.vmfa.state.va.us

Must be able to prove residence in Virginia for one year prior to deadline. Nonrenewable award for undergraduate students planning to be enrolled full-time for full academic year at accepted institution. Must submit ten slides of recent work.

Title of Award:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Undergraduate Fellowship Program

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts; Art History; Filmmaking/Video

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College

Number and Amount Awarded Last Calendar Year:
7 fellowship(s), totaling $28,000.

Funds Available:
Minimum award amount: $4000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: full-time student. High school students not considered. Award available to U.S. citizens.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; transcript; reference(s); self-addressed stamped envelope; 10 slides of recent work.

Deadline for Receipt:
3/1.

Apply to:
Fellowship Director.

2189
WATERBURY FOUNDATION

81 West Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06702-1216
Tel: (203)753-1315; Fax: (203)756-3054; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.waterburyfoundation.org

Scholarships to women who are actively pursuing or who would like to pursue an artistic career. Must reside in the Foundation's service area, which is the greater Waterbury area of Connecticut. Awarded for the purpose of attending an accredited college or university or a qualified artists-in-residence program in a chosen artistic field. Preference will be given to artists in the visual arts of painting and design.

Title of Award:
Lois McMillen Memorial Scholarship Fund

Area, Field, or Subject:
Arts

Level of Education for which Award is Granted:
Four Year College, University

Funds Available:
Minimum award amount: $500. Maximum award amount: $5000.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must be: female. High school students not considered.

Application Requirements:
Required: application form; essay; reference(s).

Deadline for Receipt:
4/1.

Apply to:
Elizabeth Moore, Program Officer, 203-753-1315, [email protected]

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