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.

$64 million
The amount Academy of Art U has awarded in grants and scholarships since 2012

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

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.

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

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.

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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 or graduate courses 3-6 units per semester
    • $2,373 per class per semester, for a maximum amount of $4,746 per semester
    • $2,763 per graduate class per semester, for a maximum amount of $5,526 per semester
    • 12 Total Units maximum
    • Lifetime undergraduate maximum limit of $9,492 per student
    • Lifetime graduate maximum limit of $11,052 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, whichever comes first

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • This scholarship is open to all U.S. service members (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, 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

The Alumni Tuition Benefit supports all returning Academy alumni with a 20% tuition benefit off all courses and or additional degrees/certificates.

Award Information

  • This benefit 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, graduate degree, Certificate or Award of Completion at Academy of Art University

Additional Information

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

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. The Chamber of Commerce has created a Best College Scholarships Guide. This guide provides insight into the types of scholarships available, the application process, and how to improve your odds of being awarded a scholarship. You can access the Chamber of Commerce Best Scholarships Guide through their website.

Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

Details: Students applying to the scholarship will be required to write an essay about how their experience with mental health has influenced their beliefs, relationships, and career aspirations.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The scholarship is open to students at any educational level and field of study. The only application requirement is that students have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges.

Cleanup.Expert’s 2021 Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 25, 2021
Award Amount(s): $3,000
Website: Cleanup.Expert’s 2021 Scholarship

Details: We at Cleanup.Expert love fueling the academic dreams of young people. That’s one of the reasons why we’re proud to announce Cleanup.Expert’s 2021 Scholarship Program. Two lucky winners will get money towards the college of their choice.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • US citizens.
  • High school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited US college or students currently enrolled at an accredited US college.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.00.

Digital Marketing Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2021
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Digital Marketing Scholarship

Details: The brand-new SEO program, starting in 2021, invites eligible students to apply for a scholarship which offers three exciting awards: a 2-week internship at Click Intelligence, a Digital Marketing Certification and an amazing $1,000.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • US based current student.
  • A prospective student accepted onto a university course.

‘Do The Right Thing’ Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2021
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: ‘Do The Right Thing’ Scholarship

Details: United Yacht Sales extends its mantra of ‘doing the right thing’ by positively contributing to those that need help most. Students across the US are currently experiencing a difficult time, with many facing financial difficulties in paying for their essential education, and United Yacht Sales is proud to be a company offering a helping hand.

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 that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.

“Save for Future” Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2021
Award Amount(s): $3,000
Website: “Save for Future” Scholarship

Details: $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to only one student from anywhere around the world to help him/her pay for his/her education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently attending a college or university during the Fall 2021 academic year.
  • This scholarship is not open to graduate students or high school students entering college.
  • Only third-year and fourth-year students can apply for this scholarship.
  • Must have a GPA of at least 3.2 at the time of submission.

Top Ten List Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2021
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Top Ten List Scholarship

Details: So, inspired by David Letterman and his top ten lists, we created the Top Ten List Scholarship. With so many awards based on grades and extracurricular activities, this unique scholarship gives you the chance to show us what’s truly special and different about you. Get creative, be serious, or tug at our heart strings. Whatever you do, you only have ten reasons to convince us, so make each one count.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

Unigo $10K Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2021
Award Amount(s): $10,000
Website: Unigo $10K Scholarship

Details: 2020 was a year to be remembered. What will you remember most about 2020 and why is it important to you?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This award is for U.S. students.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must reside in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must be 14 years of age or older to apply.

The Youthist Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2021
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The Youthist Scholarship

Details: The lack of racial diversity within media, fashion and beauty has only recently become a topic of the mainstream conversation. Although steps are being taken to improve representation we wonder if this is just a fad or demonstrative of more permanent change.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be U.S permanent residents or citizens.
  • Must be a graduating high school senior (in their final semester) or current college undergraduate or graduate student studying at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States.
  • Applicants must be planning to or already currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.

The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: The 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!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students.
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.

International Documentary Photography Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: International Documentary Photography Scholarship

Details: The International Documentary Photography Scholarship is intended to encourage personal involvement in social issues, and promote socially conscious documentary photography.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all fully-matriculated undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of degree major, gender, ethnic background, or country of residence.

Pioneer Academics Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 3, 2022
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Pioneer Academics Scholarship

Details: To help support college students in exploring subjects or issues they care about, we are launching a scholarship program.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any student currently enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year American university or college is eligible to apply, regardless of major or area of study. Students who have had minimal research experience will be prioritized.

SuperMoney’s Financial Financial Literacy Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 10, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: SuperMoney’s Financial Literacy Scholarship

Details: SuperMoney’s mission is to help everyone reach their financial goals. SuperMoney’s Financial Literacy Scholarship seeks to celebrate students who share our same mission.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be enrolled full-time in high school as a senior or be a part-time or full-time student in a college, graduate school, trade school, or coding bootcamp.
  • Have an overall average GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Diversity Advancement Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 14, 2022
Award Amount(s): $20,000
Website: Diversity Advancement Scholarship

Details: Architects Foundation is working to attract, inspire and invest in the next generation of the profession and we can help fund your college education with a multiyear scholarship of up to $20,000.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must be a high school student planning to enroll in a NAAB-accredited architecture degree program;
  • Must be a rising second-year college student in a NAAB-accredited architecture degree program;
  • Must be a technical school or community college student who has completed high school or its equivalent and intends to transfer to a NAAB-accredited architecture program.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 30, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Details: With technology always at the ready at your fingertips, it can be a challenge to unplug. But taking a break from technology is healthy for both the mind and body. The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the negative effects of too much screen time.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible.
  • There is no age limit.
  • You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

CareerFitter’s Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: CareerFitter’s Scholarship

Details: We understand the overwhelming number of career opportunities available to students and how difficult this can be to navigate. CareerFitter has tailored its career assessment tool to examine multiple factors of the person to ensure a range of considerations is made to find an appropriate career.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited US college or university for the semester, they are applying to receive the scholarship
  • Applicants must have a GPA average above 2.4
  • Applicants are not required to have a specific major
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply

I Have a Dream Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: I Have a Dream Scholarship

Details: Did you have a dream that was off-the-wall, or maybe it was so real that you didn’t know you were dreaming? Maybe you dream of a successful future or reaching your goals. Whatever your dreams might be, they could help you towards getting a scholarship for your college education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

ULTATEL Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: ULTATEL Scholarship

Details: ULTATEL is looking for fresh ideas on business and communication from forward-thinking individuals like yourself. In return, we grant you with a scholarship award that will help further your education or career!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Prospective students who qualify for admission to the Institution in the years 2021 or 2022.
  • Are pursuing a degree of Mass Communications, Dev Communications, Information Systems, Software Development, Web Development, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Management and Technology.
  • Have an acceptance letter from the college or university.

John Lennon Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 4, 2022
Award Amount(s): $20,000
Website: John Lennon Scholarship

Details: The John Lennon Scholarships are an annual competition open to student songwriters and composers of contemporary musical genres including alternative, pop, rock, indie, electronica, R&B, and experimental.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current student or alumnus/alumna at a U.S. college or university.
  • Between the ages of 17 and 24 as of the submission deadline.
  • No rights to the submitted work may have been assigned to a major music publisher or to a major record label.

Dike Ajiri Scholarship For Racial Equality

Application Deadline: February 15, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Dike Ajiri Scholarship For Racial Equality

Details: The Dike Ajiri Scholarship for Racial Equality is created to create awareness for racial equality in the education system, and to provide a current university or high school student planning to attend university with some financial help towards their tuition.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a current Undergraduate Student at a United States University or High School Student that will attend a university.

WEB DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: February 19, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: WEB DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP

Details: Show us how creative you are! The web design can be from past or present.

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.

Paragon’s ‘Relocate Or Remodel?’ Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 28, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Paragon’s ‘Relocate Or Remodel?’ Scholarship

Details: How does home remodeling compare to home relocation in terms of financial gain and personal satisfaction?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or currently enrolling, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Enrollment must occur for their applied semester to receive the scholarship.
  • Students must be enrolled in a course related to home remodeling i.e. Interior design, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture etc. Vocational courses related to Plumbing, Electrical and Carpentry also accepted.
  • No minimum GPA is required.
  • All domestic, international, and undocumented students are eligible to make a submission.

Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 28, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Details: Your gift will forever be priceless, but our Sweet and Simple Scholarship can help sweeten that present with a $1,500 award towards your college education. So, for those looking for an easy scholarship, keep it simple – sweet and simple.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 2, 2022
Award Amount(s): $10,000
Website: Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Details: Submit original photo, artwork, or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This contest is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled during the time period of the contest in an academic program designed to conclude with the awarding of a diploma or a degree.
  • This contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, as well as American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. International students who have a student visa to attend school in the United States are considered legal residents and eligible.
  • Applicants must be 14 years of age or older at the time of entry, unless prohibited by law.

OrcaVue Arts Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2022
Award Amount(s): $5000
Website: OrcaVue Arts Scholarship

Details: In hopes of inspiring future innovators and artists to follow similar paths, OrcaVue is offering a one-time arts scholarship to a student pursuing a course of studies at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students enrolled in accredited community colleges, four-year universities or graduate schools are eligible to apply.

HARD OF HEARING OR DEAF SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: March 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: HARD OF HEARING OR DEAF SCHOLARSHIP

Details: Sertoma’s Scholarship for the Hard of Hearing or Deaf, is the leading scholarship for hard of hearing or deaf students since the program’s inception in 1994. Students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss, graduating from high school, or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for the scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum 40dB bilateral hearing loss, as evidenced on audiogram by an SRT & PTA of 40dB or greater in both ears
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America
  • Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis at a college or university in the United States – graduate degrees, associates degrees, community colleges, and vocational programs do not qualify.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 un-weighted scale

Superpower Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Superpower Scholarship

Details: For all of those hero lovers and villain enthusiasts, this super scholarship can give you the power to win free college money.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This award is for U.S. students.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.

MrCreativeShop’s Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: MrCreativeShop’s Scholarship

Details: Are you a student who thinks creatively? Do you express your work differently than others? Do you find that your creative thinking abilities have enabled you to achieve your educational goals?

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 that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.

Frame My Future Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $6,000
Website: Frame My Future Scholarship

Details: Whether through photography, illustration, painting, or mixed media art, show us how YOU plan to frame your future for a chance to win a $6k, $2.5k, $1k, or $500k college scholarship. Contest starts 12/01/2021 and ends 4/1/2022 at noon EST.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Intend to enroll as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours) at a U.S. college or university in the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • Be a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, including APO/FPO addresses (excluding Puerto Rico and other U.S. Territories).

All About Education Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2022
Award Amount(s): $3,000
Website: All About Education Scholarship

Details: Education can truly change a person’s life – and this scholarship just might be that first step. Let us know why winning a scholarship for education matters to you.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This award is for U.S. students.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.

Help America Hear Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Help America Hear Scholarship

Details: Help America Hear is proud to offer a scholarship to a high school senior who is hard of hearing. One recipient will be selected and will be awarded $1,000 and will also recieve 2 state-of-the art hearing aids.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss, which requires the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life.

Greater Than Gatsby Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Greater Than Gatsby Scholarship

Details: Established by Greater Than Gatsby as part of a new initiative to establish a channel of support for the next generation, the Greater Than Gatsby Scholarship supports the future of visual art and content creators.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a recently accepted high-school student, undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college/university in the United States.
  • You must be majoring in any type of art, communications, english, film, fine arts, journalism, multimedia, photography and visual arts.
  • You must be able to provide proof of your identity if you are chosen as the winner. Qualified ID is a student id or driver’s license.

Rover Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 1 2022
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Rover Scholarship

Details: Higher education: that magical time when deadlines are tight and budgets are tighter. We’d like to help fund this education. Just write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $2500!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You need to be a resident of the United States.
  • You must be a graduating high school senior or currently a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college in pursuit of an associates degree, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree. We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or university enrollment.
  • If you’re a graduating high school senior, your GPA must be 3.0 or above.
  • If you’re in college, your GPA must be 3.0 or above. If you’re in graduate school, you must either have a 3.0 GPA or above or a “Pass” in a Pass/Fail grading system.

Fifth Month Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Fifth Month Scholarship

Details: Help us bring awareness to the fifth month and the number five. We’re awarding one $1,500 scholarship to a lucky student – and an endless supply of high fives.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

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.

Edith Nourse Rogers Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Scholarship

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): The Rogers STEM Scholarship will provide up to nine months of additional Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits (to a maximum of $30,000) to qualifying Veterans and Fry Scholars seeking an undergraduate STEM degree or who have earned a STEM degree and are seeking a teaching certification.
Website: Edith Nourse Rogers Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Scholarship

Details: VA has launched the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program for students training in high demand STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. The Rogers STEM Scholarship will provide up to nine months of additional Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits (to a maximum of $30,000) to qualifying Veterans and Fry Scholars seeking an undergraduate STEM degree or who have earned a STEM degree and are seeking a teaching certification.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a Veteran or Fry Scholar enrolled in a STEM degree program and has completed at least 60 semester credit hours (or 90 quarter credit hours)
  • Must be a Veteran or Fry Scholar who has earned a STEM degree and is now seeking a teaching certification

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
Website: Nitro 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

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
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

  • Must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school
  • Must possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0

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

UncommonGoods Scholarships

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