MFA/MA Fall Scholarship

A limited number of MFA/MA Scholarships, ranging up to $2,000 each, are available based on the strength of the student’s application.

Award Information

  • Applicable to students starting Fall semester 2018.
  • To be applied to the recipient’s subsequent semester tuition costs. In other words, MFA/MA Scholarship applicants will receive the payout in the following semester, or Spring semester.
  • The amount of each scholarship awarded is determined by the selection committee based on portfolio and questionnaire submissions.
  • Recipients are responsible for application and enrollment fees. Any other costs or fees are the recipient’s responsibility.
  • Recipients are responsible for application and enrollment fees. Any other costs or fees are the recipient’s responsibility.
  • Scholarships are for the recipient only and are not transferrable for any other semesters not mentioned, nor redeemable for cash.
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Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be new, first-time enrolled graduate students beginning in the Fall term.
  • Applicants must be graduate degree-seeking (MA, MFA, MArch, MAT). Personal Enrichment students, Online Award of Completion students, and students earning a Certificate are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Applicants must be a US Citizen or an eligible Non-Citizen.
  • Applicants must apply and meet all eligibility requirements based on the dates defined by the program.
  • Applicants who for any reason are unable to maintain the strict requirements of this program are no longer eligible for future scholarships under this program.
  • Must submit all application materials, including those listed in portfolio guidelines. Contact your admission representatives for more information.
  • Submission deadline and student registration is August 19, 2018. (Fall classes start on September 6, 2018.)
  • For the MFA/MA Scholarship, the proposed minimum eligibility requirements include:
  • The student must be enrolled in at least 2 classes (6 units) for Fall 2018 semester by Saturday, September 15, 2018, and must successfully earn a term GPA of 2.0 or greater.
  • The student must be enrolled in at least 6 units for the subsequent semester by our published semester registration deadline.
  • If a credit balance exists due to a dropped course during the subsequent semester, it will be refunded back to the University scholarship program.



  • All submissions of student portfolio work are subject to the use of publication and marketing based on the discretion of Academy of Art University.

Additional Information

Contact: Admissions Representative at 800-544-2787 or 415-274-2200.

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