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List of scholarships for Fine arts majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
ACF American Advertising Federation-NM Scholarship $ - June 3, 2017
Wendy Jackson Hall Memorial Scholarship $15,000 March 1, 2018
Yellow Dog Studio Memorial Scholarship $ - February 15, 2018
Zinggia Art Scholarship $2,000 March 4, 2018
Walt Disney Imaginations Design Competition Project Challenge $ - November 25, 2017
CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship $500 February 1, 2018
Lubbock Art Association Scholarship $ - March 21, 2018
Support Creativity Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 May 1, 2017
The Tenfold Initiative Scholarship $1,500 May 16, 2017

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

ACF American Advertising Federation-NM Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: June 3, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The American Advertising Federation-New Mexico (AAF-NM) Scholarship Fund has been established to provide scholarships to deserving men and women who intend to enter the advertising profession.

Eligibility:-Be New Mexico residents enrolled full-time at a 4-year New Mexico public or non-profit college/university as a junior or senior in one of the following majors: -Business (with a marketing emphasis) -Journalism (with an advertising emphasis) -Strategic Communications -Advertising and Marketing -Graphic Design, Fine Art, Photography, or Illustration with a focus in advertising or public relations-Minimum 3.0 GPA-Have at least one semester left of undergraduate study after the scholarship is awarded

Wendy Jackson Hall Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Wendy Jackson Hall Scholarship Fund has been established in Wendy's memory to support others whose creativity and love of the arts leads them to pursue an education in the visual arts and to share this love with the larger community.

Eligibility:-Be a graduating high school senior from a Washington State public high school-Demonstrate artistic talent in the visual arts-Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher-Show a love of the arts and a desire to encourage artistic endeavors within the general community-Be accepted into the art program of an accredited four-year U.S. college or university and intend to enroll as a full-time student in the academic year following high school graduation-Provide evidence of financial needFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Yellow Dog Studio Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Yellow Dog Studio Memorial Scholarship is for graduating seniors interested in art from the Great Lakes Bay region. Applicants may be asked to interview. If selected for an interview, please be prepared to present a portfolio of your art and/or photography.

Eligibility:-Graduating high school senior in the Great Lakes Bay Region-Pursuing an undergraduate degree in art and/or photography-Full-time enrollment-Must have a minimum 3.0 GPAFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Zinggia Art Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 4, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Zinggia Ohio Art Scholarship was started to help art students in Ohio further their education in the visual arts field. The Zinggia Ohio Art Scholarship is available yearly to a deserving Ohio high school student to pursue a career in illustration, graphic design, photography, or any other art-related program. The mission of the Zinggia Ohio Art Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students whose creativity, inventiveness, and desire for foil-wrapped burrito goodness knows no limits.

Eligibility Requirements: -High school senior -Minimum 3.0 GPA -Major career interest in the arts (general, painting, illustration, design, photography, printmaking, sculpture, etc.) Resident of the State of Ohio and US citizen (or a permanent resident of the US)The award may be used for full-time study in the United States (school of choice does not need to be in Ohio). For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Walt Disney Imaginations Design Competition Project Challenge

Amount: $ -
Deadline: November 25, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Imaginations is a design competition created and sponsored by Walt Disney Imagineering with the purpose of seeking out and nurturing the next generation of diverse Imagineers. Started in 1991 by Disney Legend and Imagineering executive Marty Sklar, the program has grown to include a separate version sponsored by Hong Kong Disneyland.

Throughout the years, hundreds of students from universities all across the United States have participated in this competition and had the opportunity to present their projects to Imagineering executives. Furthermore, many of them have become interns and fulfilled their dream of working alongside Imagineers and seeing their work installed at a Disney location.Yes, all qualified participants will be considered for paid internship opportunities at Imagineering and other Walt Disney Company business units. The final number of offered internships will be based on project needs.Teams must consist of at least two and no more than four participants.Eligibility:-Be a student at least 18 years of age with junior, senior or equivalent standing or full-time graduate student in a college or university in the United States and currently enrolled in one of the disciplines listed below as evidenced by proof of enrollmentOR -A graduate from a college in the United States who is a resident (permanent or temporary) of the United States for the duration of the competition and graduated no earlier than May in one of the disciplines listed as evidenced by proof of enrollment-For valid entry, each registration form must be signed by each participant and an authorized representative from their college or university-Previous finalists in the Imaginations Design Competition who have presented a submission at Walt Disney Imagineering are not eligible to participate-Current or former employees or contractors of Walt Disney Imagineering and Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc. and their immediate family are not eligible for this competition. Current and former participants in Disney College Program are eligible to participate provided all eligibility requirements are metFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship provides financial support and hope to meritorious students who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) issues. Preference is given to LGBT students although all students are invited to apply. Application and/or acceptance of the award will not be construed as an indication of the sexual orientation of the individual.

Eligibility:-All current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at least half-time with majors in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts who are in good academic standing may apply for a grant from the fund-Applicants should demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT issuesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Lubbock Art Association Scholarship

Amount: $ -
Deadline: March 21, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Founded in 1951, the Lubbock Art Association was a community based visual arts organization that played an active role in promoting the fine arts and art education in the South Plains region until its dissolution in 2003. In furthering the Association's efforts to strengthen the importance of the fine arts in this region for artists and art lovers, the Lubbock Art Association Scholarship Fund awards are made to talented young artists so they may continue their art education at the post-secondary level.

Without discrimination towards race or sex, the following eligibility requirements shall apply tocandidates for the Lubbock Art Association Scholarship:-Student must be a graduating senior of a Lubbock County high school-Student must have high school credits in advanced art courses-Student must be planning to continue their education in an arts-related field-The scholarship advisory committee or Foundation staff may interview studentFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Support Creativity Undergraduate Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Design something creative that illustrates your passion for your specific creative field. This can be done in absolutely any medium (drawing, painting, animation, digital media, film, etc.). Submit an essay that explains this piece of work. Also, make sure to express why you should receive this scholarship and any financial hardship that you may be going through. It can be as long as you want and as short as you dare.

Selection is based on the student's project, their essay, and a demonstration of financial need. The selection will be made by Support Creativity. Undocumented students are encouraged to apply. Eligibility:-Must be a passionate creative student-Attend a college or graduate school in the New York Tri-state area in the upcoming fall -Major in any creative field-Submit application, including the project and essay online-Undergraduate students must be a sophomore, junior, or senior in the upcoming fall For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

The Tenfold Initiative Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 16, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Lisa Laine Miller, began her journey as an artist struggling to make ends meet. Unbelievably, two of her high school art teachers personally contributed to her first college courses and the inspiration for the future Tenfold Initiative was born. Through this, we were inspired to create The Tenfold Initiative to honor the dedicated teachers and mentors in our lives. Particularly, Lisa's own high school art teacher, Jan Dewey, who leaves an everlasting impact nearly 20 years later.

The Tenfold Initiative Scholarship is available to a high school senior (graduating before July) who is located in the Central Ohio region. Students must be enrolled or accepted at a university, college, or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program for the upcoming school year. The scholarship submission consists of a completed application form (attached), four artwork samples (personal selection), high school transcripts, a 500 word essay, and two letters of recommendation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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