Grants & Scholarships

Since Academy of Art University’s art scholarships program was founded over 40 years ago, we have helped over 45,000 aspiring artists and designers pursue their educational goals. Academy of Art University offers a number of innovative and inexpensive ways for first-time students, high school students, and teachers to improve their skills and experience all that we have to offer.

Student Work Across the World

Since 2012, the Academy has awarded over $10 million in grants and scholarships. See some of the amazing student art work that our scholarship awardees have submitted from across the world. See how you can qualify for our scholarships, which are offered during our Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters.

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Discover all of the different scholarship and grant opportunities at Academy of Art University. Learn more about it today.

Alumni Tuition Discount

The Alumni Tuition Discount supports Academy alumni in a graduate degree program or a second graduate degree program at Academy of Art University by offering eligible students a 15% overall discount on their program tuition.

Award Information

  • This discount is for the recipient only and not redeemable for cash. It may only be applied toward tuition expenses.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must have previously completed an undergraduate degree at Academy of Art University (BA, BA2, BS, BS2, BFA, BFA2, BARCH, MA, MFA). Personal Enrichment students, Online Award of Completion students, and students earning a Certificate are not eligible for this grant.
  • Applicant must have applied to or be enrolled in a graduate program at Academy of Art University. In other words, applicant must be pursuing an MA or MFA or their second MA or MFA degree at Academy of Art University.
  • Applicant must remain continuously enrolled at least half time throughout the academic year in order to qualify (unless only three units are remaining in the student’s final semester).
  • Applicant must be a US Citizen, eligible Non-Citizen, or International citizen.

Additional Information

Contact your admissions representative at 800-544-2787 or 415-274-2200.

Academy of Art Military Scholarship

The Military Scholarship provides U.S. service members (Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and Coast Guard) an opportunity to start preparing for a career in art and design. This art scholarship applies toward any* online undergraduate-level course.

Award Information

  • The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and inspire transitioning servicemembers to become future artists and designers.
  • Program provides a tuition scholarship for a maximum of:
    • Three undergraduate courses 3-6 units per semester
    • $2,001 per class per semester, for a maximum amount of $4,002 per semester
    • 12 Total Units maximum
    • Lifetime Maximum of $8,004 per student
    • Applicants should be first-time students who will utilize the scholarship to fund the first four sequential semesters or until they reach their maximum lifetime limit of $8,004, whichever comes first

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • This scholarship is open to all U.S. servicemembers (Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and Coast Guard).
  • All Military Scholarship recipients must provide a copy of his/her approved Military Tuition Assistance form for scholarship eligibility.
  • Student must complete course. Withdrawal from any Military Scholarship course will result in forfeiture of the scholarship that will require the payment of full tuition for the specified course.
  • Previous Military Scholarship recipients that have met the maximum use of one course (three units) per semester for a maximum of four semesters (maximum 12 units) are not eligible.
  • Applicants should be first-time students who will utilize the scholarship to fund the first four sequential semesters or until they reach their maximum lifetime limit of $8,004, whichever comes first.

Curriculum

View academic course offerings or call 1-800-544-8551 to speak with a Military Admissions Representative.

* Undergraduate-level courses only

Teacher Grants

The Teacher Grant provides high school and community college art teachers an opportunity to practice and improve their skills. These full-tuition art scholarships apply toward any regular undergraduate course and are subject to limited availability.

Program Mission

  • Encourage and inspire those who work with young artists and designers.
  • Provide teachers and counselors the opportunity to refresh and expand their skills as well as tap into the creative community in San Francisco.

Program Information

Program provides a full tuition scholarship for a maximum of:

  • Three undergraduate course units for Online or On-Campus (Summer Only)
  • Three undergraduate course units for Online (Fall/Spring Only)

Recipients are responsible for all other costs and fees, including application fee, registration fee, lab fees, supplies, room and board, transportation and any other expenses.

Program Dates Fall 2018

  • Deadline to apply: August 17, 2018
  • Semester Dates: September 6 – December 22, 2018
  • Application Status*: August 27, 2018

*Applications are reviewed by the Academy’s Teacher Grant Committee. All applicants will be notified of their application status by the date listed.

Curriculum

View academic course offerings or call 1-800-544-2787 to speak with an admissions representative. *Undergraduate level courses only.

Eligibility

  • Open to all secondary school, community college teachers and counselors.
  • Previous Teacher Grant recipients are not eligible to apply. Grants are limited and it is the University’s mission to provide the opportunity to as many educators as possible.
  • You must provide a copy of your teaching certificate, resume, letter of intent, and recommendation letter from school principal, dean or department chairperson.

Campus Housing

  • Campus housing is only available during the Summer program.
  • A separate housing application must be completed online with Campus Housing or call 1-800-544-2787.

Take Action

Aspiring and current students can apply for nationwide scholarship opportunities to help continue your education here at Academy Art University. We’ve organized these by application closing date for your convenience.

December 2018 Deadline Scholarships

Caring.com Student-Caregiver Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2018
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Caring.com Student-Caregiver Scholarship

Details: Caring.com is offering two $1,500 scholarships to two students attending an accredited U.S. college or university and caring for a loved one.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • I am a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States.
  • I am a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year university or college in the United States- or- full-time high school student who is registered to attend a two- or four-year university or college next semester.
  • I am not on academic disciplinary status.

Kalu Yala Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2018
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Kalu Yala Scholarship

Details: The Kalu Yala scholarship was created with the future entrepreneurs and business people in mind. We hope that this scholarship helps someone get a little closer to their dream career.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school senior that has been accepted into a college or university.
  • Current college or university student that is not in their final semester. This includes all education levels (undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate).

Transtutors Scholarship 2018

Application Deadline: December 31, 2018
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Transtutors Scholarship 2018

Details: We are offering 3 currently enrolled college students who are pursuing Graduation / PG education an opportunity to be awarded $1,000 in tuition assistance towards their upcoming semester!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants have to be a college student from USA, AUS or Canada while applying. Student applying for Fall 2018 will also be considered.

ZipRecruiter $3,000 Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2018
Award Amount(s): $3,000
Website: ZipRecruiter $3,000 Scholarship

Details: Write a follow-up email for after a job interview—win a $3,000 scholarship!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a legal resident of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States
January 2019 Deadline Scholarships

Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship

Details: Chairish is committed to helping college students achieve their dreams. If you are overcoming obstacles to earn a college degree, we want to hear from you! Students from all majors are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering- related fields.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.

DECASO Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: DECASO Scholarship

Details: One (1) “Design Quest Scholarship”: a one-time Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 (two thousand five hundred US dollars) to be applied toward tuition at the college or university in which the winner is enrolled.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States, as listed on the U.S. Department of Education website.
  • Must be permanent legal U.S. residents physically residing in the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia
  • Must be at least 18 years old as of the date of application

The Connect First Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 2, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The Connect First Scholarship

Details: With this scholarship, we’re asking undergraduate students to answer these questions and give their own take on communication technology today and for the future. We want to know your thoughts on the importance of communication and how it will be affected by the evolution of technology. The student who best expresses their views will receive a $1,000 scholarship to help further their education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • An interest in technology or business preferred but not required.

The Maptive $2,500 Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 5, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: The Maptive $2,500 Scholarship

Details: The next creative minds emerging into design, data and business will be using the latest data analyzing technology and will be at the forefront of advancing the creative conceptualizations of information. We want to engage with these budding creatives and see what they can present to us. We are offering a scholarship to an undergraduate student who can elaborately take on data presentation in a well constructed and thought-out essay.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • An interest in creative industries, technology or business preferred but not required.

The Vandômian Scholarship for Women

Application Deadline: January 5, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The Vandômian Scholarship for Women

Details: As a successful female owned business, we want to reach out to undergraduate women who may want to start businesses, become designers, artists and leaders and further their dreams by offering a scholarship award of $1,000 to the student who can best present and explore female empowerment in a well written essay.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants must identify as female.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.

Xtreme Graphic Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 11, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Xtreme Graphic Scholarship

Details: Xtreme Graphic T’s is now accepting applications for our two $2500 scholarships for Graphic T shirt design and Art Print design. Our goal is to provide a source for new artists to sell their work on a variety of media. One way we chose to promote this idea was to start a scholarship contest.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Scholarship is open to all students.

PhotographyTalk Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 15, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: PhotographyTalk Scholarship

Details: At PhotographyTalk, our mission is to help people become better photographers. That includes helping amateur and professional photographers expand their skill set to take better photos and build more successful photography businesses. Now, we’re expanding our footprint to help a whole new group of people – students – to use photography to better their place in the world.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a legal resident of the United States.
  • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Applicants for the PhotographyTalk Scholarship must be accepted or enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate degree program at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational school.
February 2019 Deadline Scholarships

The Ben Abbott and Associates Driving Safety Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The Ben Abbott and Associates Driving Safety Scholarship

Details: Beginning a collegiate career means more independence and responsibility. One of the most responsible qualities a person can have is to be an educated driver. We want to reward smart drivers like you!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.

The LatamReady Business Technology Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The LatamReady Business Technology Scholarship

Details: Are you an undergraduate Latin-American student who has an interest in technology? We’d love to hear from you, and give you the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship towards your education!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.
  • Students must be Latin-American.
  • Technology and computing interest desirable but not necessary to apply.

Live Bearded Academic Scholarship Offer

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Live Bearded Academic Scholarship Offer

Details: The Live Bearded team is all about helping students fulfill their dreams, just as we are fulfilling ours! Most students need a little financial aid, and if we can help you seek  a higher education to be the next successful entrepreneur, start a small business, open a barber shop, become a civil or public servant, or whatever path you’re traveling to pursue happiness through education, we’re here to do our part in assisting!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a College or University at the time of the next deadline (see dates at website).

The Protoly Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The Protoly Scholarship

Details: Throughout life, people that encourage us can come in various forms – a teacher, religious leader, parent, or an athletic coach. With this in mind, we have created a scholarship for an undergraduate student that best articulates how they were motivated to achieve their goals by their own personal coach.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.

Web Design Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 6, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Web Design Scholarship

Details: Lounge Lizard brand tenders always serve up something distinct. We mix a potent combination of digital marketing strategy with a generous splash of creative juices and blend in technology-focused, customized solutions as a chaser.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Only open to students attending school in the United States.
  • Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application.

The Justice Solutions Group Future Mentors Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: The Justice Solutions Group Future Mentors Scholarship

Details: We hope to do our best to encourage the next generation to follow their dreams and achieve their goals. We’re proud to offer this award as a demonstration of our commitment to the continued development of future community leaders.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Only open to students attending school in the United States.
  • Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application.

Chrissy Weems Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 28, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Chrissy Weems Scholarship

Details: The Chrissy Weems Scholarship was created to help the future entrepreneurs and small business owners of our world. All high school seniors who have been selected to attend a college or university and current college students are encouraged to apply. To enter for a chance to receive this $1000 scholarship you just have to write a short 500-word essay.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A high school senior that has been accepted into a college or university
  • A current college student that is not in their final year.
March 2019 Deadline Scholarships

DevTeam.Space STEM Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: DevTeam.Space STEM Scholarship

Details: A $1,000 scholarship to be used towards your educational and professional development goals. You can spend this on anything from coding boot camps to online programming courses, textbooks etc.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently attending or planning on attending an accredited United States college or graduate school in the near future.

Dinarys Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Dinarys Scholarship

Details: Dinarys is a team of e-commerce designers, developers, and enthusiasts. We are passionate about e-commerce and focus on delivering only the best results to our clients. We believe the future of retail is online, and that e-commerce makes our lives better. We contribute to that future by creating the best e-commerce web and mobile apps.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must be a USA high school student or college undergraduate, and studying technical subjects.

The BrightStar Systems Future Technologies Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The BrightStar Systems Future Technologies Scholarship

Details: Technology continues to change the way we communicate, work, and live every day. As a company that prides ourselves on delivering current pieces of technology to our customers, we would love to hear the perspective of the next generation. We have created a $1,000 scholarship for one undergraduate student who can display how technology has changed their life.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.
  • General interest in technology.

CalTrend Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: CalTrend Scholarship

Details: To support students, CalTrend has launched an annual $1000 Scholarship Program. The Scholarship Program is available to graduate and undergraduate students. International students are also welcome to apply for the program.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduate and undergraduate students of universities/colleges are eligible to apply

International Furnishings and Design Association Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000-$3,000
Website: International Furnishings and Design Association Scholarships

Details: The IFDA Educational Foundation’s mission is to foster educational and philanthropic activities to enhance the furnishings and design industries.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • For undergraduate students attending U.S. institutions and all applications must be in English.
  • Require a major in interior design or a related design/furnishings program, unless otherwise noted.

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: OppU Achievers Scholarship

Details: The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates students who transform opportunity into results. It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

Toptal Scholarships for Women: Empowering Future Female Leaders to Change the World

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $10,000
Website: Toptal Scholarships for Women: Empowering Future Female Leaders to Change the World

Details: We’re committed to empowering the next generation of female CEOs, founders, and world leaders who want to change the world. We’d like to give you what you need to get there.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • For women, 16 years or older, who are passionate about making some meaningful change for a community or cause they care about.
  • Currently pursuing or aiming to pursue any type of education program.
April 2019 Deadline Scholarships

HomeLight Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: HomeLight Scholarship

Details: We want to support like-minded students who share our passion for improving the world of real estate. That’s why we’re offering a $1,000 scholarship to talented students who hold an interest in homes and homeownership. If you’re interested in designing homes, building homes, placing people in homes, combatting homelessness, or studying the housing market, we want to help fund your education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college is eligible to apply.

G2 Crowd Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 22, 2019
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: G2 Crowd Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Details: Are you passionate about creating opportunities for yourself, then working to develop the skills and relationships necessary to cultivate them?  Are you disciplined and adaptable? Are you resourceful and open-minded? Are you driven to solve problems and create value? If so, we invite you to apply for the G2 Entrepreneurial Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a full-time student, currently enrolled (or about to enroll) in an accredited university within the United States
  • Must have a verifiable minimum GPA of 2.5 on a standard scale.
May 2019 Deadline Scholarships

The CellWaves Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The CellWaves Scholarship

Details: CellWaves is excited to offer this scholarship to a technologically minded undergraduate student each year.  We want to support the education of a deserving student who also shares our passion and curiosity for what wireless communications will become in the future.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You have been accepted to a college or you are enrolled as a current undergraduate student. Graduating high school students who are college bound are encouraged to apply.

Peck Law Firm Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Peck Law Firm Scholarship

Details: For our 2019 contest, we are asking applicants to write an essay answering the following question: “Should judges start child custody cases with a presumption that fathers and mothers should have equal time with their children after a divorce?”

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an American citizen
  • Will have graduated high school on or before July 1, 2019
  • Has a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Will be attending a college, graduate school, or law school for the 2019 Fall semester

SleepDelivered.com Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: SleepDelivered.com Scholarship

Details: We are looking for submissions that offer a creative and unique perspective and also indicate an accurate understanding of ecommerce and/or online media.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be U.S. citizens who are either homeschooled, enrolled in high school, or currently attending college at an accredited post-secondary institution in the U.S. Students should have or anticipate earning a high school diploma or GED at the time of application.
  • Must meet the minimum GPA requirement of 3.0.
June 2019 Deadline Scholarships

GlobalVision Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: GlobalVision Scholarship

Details: Innovative designers are pioneering new ways to produce products that are more sustainable, marketing departments are striving to create beautiful designs, and the market is rapidly evolving. We aim to contribute toward excellence in the industry by rewarding talented students in the field.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be majoring in a Packaging, Print, Graphic Design or Journalism course in an accredited College or University.

Community Volunteer Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Community Volunteer Scholarship

Details: At Dealhack, we believe that volunteer involvement is an integral part of a strong and prosperous community. To encourage this value, we’ve decided to reward a college or university student who demonstrates outstanding volunteer involvement in their community. The winner of our annual award will receive a $1,500 USD scholarship to use towards their tuition.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be enrolled full-time at a college or university in the USA or Canada for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Be in good standing with their current academic institution.
  • Exemplify outstanding community volunteer involvement.

Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. Academic Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. Academic Scholarship

Details: Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. awards an annual $1,500 academic-based scholarship to a deserving student who is pursuing a higher education at an accredited college or university.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA (must include unofficial transcript)
  • Enrolled in or admitted to an accredited college or university
July 2019 Deadline Scholarships

The Sure Oak Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 15, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The Sure Oak Scholarship

Details: While helping our clients achieve amazing results, we also make sure to educate them on the ever-changing field of digital marketing. Because we value education and its benefits, we have created an annual scholarship to help one undergraduate student reach their goals.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university
Open/No Deadline Scholarships

ChooseWhat Scholarship

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: ChooseWhat Scholarship

Details: Have you ever earned money as a contractor or a small business owner? If so, this scholarship opportunity is for you.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in a degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with self-employment experience may apply.

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $15,000
Website: The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Details: Available to emerging figurative artists with a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture, or printmaking. Offers additional renewal awards to selected applicants.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must attend a university, a four-year college or a two-year college
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Restricted to individuals with the following interests: art

Mohsen Arts Foundation

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): Varies
Website: Mohsen Arts Foundation

Details: The Mohsen Arts Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit arts & education organization founded in 2014. By awarding scholarships, we hope to encourage the next generation of Middle Eastern, Arab and Southeast Asian artists through education, practice, and self-expression.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be pursuing an art-related degree in an accredited college or university.
  • Must be of Middle Eastern, Arab, or Southeast Asian descent.
  • Applicants do not need to be US citizens to apply.

Nitro College Scholarship

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $5,000
WebsiteNitro College Scholarship

Details: Nitro cares about providing you the resources you need to successfully navigate financing college. That’s why we’re offering you the opportunity to earn a $5,000 scholarship from Nitro. We know that college is a big step forward in achieving your goals and we want to help you get there using all the tools Nitro has to offer.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia
  • Students must be applying to or enrolled in an accredited college or university for the upcoming (2017-2018) school year

Roshan Rahbari Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: Roshan Rahbari Scholarship Fund

Details: The Roshan Rahbari Scholarship Fund seeks to support outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges and universities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current resident of California
  • Current community college student transferring to a four-year college or university on a part-time or full-time basis
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Demonstrated service to community or school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Character qualities such as integrity, compassion and generosity

SEIU Moe Foner Scholarship Program for Visual & Performing Arts

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: SEIU Moe Foner Scholarship Program for Visual & Performing Arts

Details: This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to: drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must not be attending high school currently
  • Restricted to students studying Performing Arts or Arts
  • Must be affiliated with Service Employees International Union

The Stephanie Brown Cadet Memorial Foundation

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $12,000
Website: The Stephanie Brown Cadet Memorial Foundation

Details: The Stephanie Brown Cadet Memorial Foundation seeks to enhance and enrich the lives of others and to help ensure a more fair and equitable society.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduating high school seniors or college students who are in good standing
  • Demonstrated community service within the last 18 months
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college or vocational school on a part-time or full-time basis
  • Current resident of the greater San Francisco Bay Area

UncommonGoods Scholarships

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $1,000
WebsiteUncommonGoods Scholarships

Details: We know it isn’t always easy when you’re just starting out in a creative field of study. So, we’re offering a scholarship to help hardworking student-artists out, because hey—you might be gracing our assortment with your work someday!

Eligibility Requirements

  • We’re looking for undergraduate art or design majors at accredited universities.
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