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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Feb 28
Offered by
Niche
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$10,000
Deadline
Mar 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$10,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Racist. Sexist. Ageist. Don’t be an ist. Your race, gender, sexual orientation, age, etc. are important parts of your identity, but the stereotypes that accompany these labels are not what define you. Register for a free Unigo account now, and tell them how you defied a stereotype someone had of you, or defied a stereotype you had of others. Unigo is giving away TWO $10,000 scholarships, so apply now!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Antonio Cirino Memorial Award$2,000-$10,000
Deadline
May 2
Renewable
No
Offered by
Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in learning about and practicing art. Preference will be given to visual artists. Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a master's or doctoral program that will lead to a career in art education.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Archibald Rutledge Scholarship Program$2,000
Deadline
February 6
Renewable
No
Offered by
South Carolina State Department of Education
1429 Senate Street
Room 701-A
Columbia, SC 29201
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors in South Carolina public schools, have attended South Carolina public schools for the past two consecutive years and be U.S. citizens. There are four categories: creative writing, drama, music and visual arts. For the creative writing category, a sonnet, lyric or narrative poem no longer than one page must be submitted. For the drama category, an original, short, one-act play with a performing time of 20 to 45 minutes must be submitted. For the music category, an original composition of three to five minutes must be submitted. For the visual arts category, an original visual composition must be submitted. Compositions are judged on creativity, originality and quality of expression and content.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, composition and process folio are required.
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$1,000
Deadline
Feb 28
Offered by
Degreed
Description
Degreed wants to hear about your passion and your plan to pursue it. To enter, you simply have to create a free Degreed profile and tell them in 100 words or less how you'll use the $1,000 if you win!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Art AwardsVaries
Deadline
December
Renewable
No
Offered by
Scholastic
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be in grades 7 through 12 in American or Canadian schools and must submit artwork in one of the following categories: art portfolio, animation, ceramics and glass, computer art, design, digital imagery, drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, photography portfolio, printmaking, sculpture or video and film. There are regional and national levels.
How to apply
Applications are available online. The deadlines vary by state but start in December. There is an online form to find out the deadline for your state.
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Art Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
April 8
Renewable
No
Offered by
Liberty Graphics
P.O. Box 5
44 Main Street
Liberty, ME 04949
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be seniors at a Maine high school and be legal residents of Maine. Students must submit artwork, usually with a theme of Maine and the outdoors.
How to apply
Applications are available from your high school guidance counselor or on the Liberty Graphics website beginning in late February or early March of each year.
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Art Scholarships$500-$3,500
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hanover College Office of Admission and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 108
Hanover, IN 47243
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must attend Hanover College. They may or may not be studio art majors. Scholarships are awarded for participation in one studio art course and one community art service project each year. Applicants must submit a portfolio and be prepared to discuss their work.
How to apply
Applications are available from Hanover College. An application form, letter of recommendation and portfolio are required.
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Doodle 4 GoogleUp to $30,000
Deadline
March 22
Renewable
No
Offered by
Google
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Participants must be elementary or secondary school students in the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia that have registered for the contest. They must be U.S. residents who have obtained parental consent to enter. Employees, interns, contractors, and office-holders of Google Inc. and their immediate families are not eligible.
How to apply
Applications are available from participating schools.
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$1,000
Deadline
Feb 28
Offered by
Niche
Description
Take a survey on your neighborhood and be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program and Scholarship Competition$500-$5,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Junior Duck Stamp Program
4401 N. Fairfax Drive
MBSP-4070
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be in kindergarten to 12th grade and submit their artwork to their state or local department. Students must be U.S. citizens, resident aliens or nationals. The first place national winner has their art made into the next Federal Junior Duck Stamp, wins $5,000 and travels with a parent to the next First Day of Sale event for their stamp. The second place winner receives $3,000, and the third place winner receives $2,000. A $500 prize is also awarded to the best conservation message.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Fellowships for Regular Program in Greece$11,500 plus housing, board and fees
Deadline
January 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
6-8 Charlton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have completed at least one to two years of graduate study and must take exams in ancient Greek language, history and either literature or art and archaeology. Students must be able to read French, German, ancient Greek and Latin with an ability to also read modern Greek and Italian considered helpful. Applicants must be graduate students who are preparing for an advanced degree in classical and ancient Mediterranean studies or a related field. The fellowships provide study in Athens or Greece for nine months and may not be used for costs at the student's home institution.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Illustrators of the Future$1,500-$5,000
Deadline
December 31, March 31, June 30, September 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
L. Ron Hubbard
P.O. Box 3190
Los Angeles, CA 90078
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must not have published more than three black-and-white story illustrations or more than one color painting in national media. Applicants must also submit three original illustrations done in a black-and-white medium in three different themes.
How to apply
There is no application form.
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Love Your Body Poster ContestUp to $350
Deadline
December 19
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Organization for Women Foundation
LYB Poster Contest
1100 H Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants may be non-students or may be students of any grade level at a primary, secondary or postsecondary school. They can be residents of any country. They must design and submit an original poster that challenges limiting, stereotypical or negative portrayals of women in the media. Selection is based on poster message and graphical attractiveness.
How to apply
Entry instructions are available online. A poster is required.
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$1,000
Deadline
Mar 2
Offered by
Chegg
Description
Chegg wants to know what part of college you're most looking forward to (and where you want to go to college). Take two minutes to respond and you could be this month's $1,000 scholarship winner!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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M. Josephine O'Neil Arts Award$6,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Lambda State Organization
c/o Linda McDonnell
3201 Newell Drive
Granite City, IL 62040-5160
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois residents and be sophomores at an accredited community college or current or upcoming juniors at an accredited four-year college or university. Students must demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in music, visual arts, dance, theater or the literary arts.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, evidence of accomplishment in the arts (such as reviews, awards, etc.) and an artwork sample are required.
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Poster Contest for High School Students$500-$1,000
Deadline
February 21
Renewable
No
Offered by
Christophers
5 Hanover Square
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10004
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Entrants must be high school students. Students must work individually to create posters of original content. Posters are judged by a panel based on overall impact, expression of the year's theme, artistic merit and originality.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards Program$5,000-$10,000
Deadline
March 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Ladies Auxiliary VFW
406 West 34th Street
10th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school students in the same state as the sponsoring Ladies Auxiliary. They must submit one piece of patriotic art on paper or canvas. Art must have been completed during the current school year and must be accompanied by a teacher's signature. Applicants must participate in a local Auxiliary competition before advancing to the national level.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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YoungArts ProgramUp to $10,000
Deadline
October 18
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts
444 Brickell Avenue
P-14
Miami, FL 33131
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be either high school seniors or 17 or 18 years old by December 1 of the year of application. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The disciplines included are cinematic arts, dance, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice and writing. Those applying in the discipline of jazz music may be registered aliens. There is a nonrefundable fee.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Feb 28
Offered by
Niche
Description
Take a short survey about your school for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Youth Free Expression Network Film ContestUp to $1,000
Deadline
December 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC)
275 Seventh Avenue
15th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Students must be 19 years or younger. Films must be four minutes or less in a variety of genres including documentary, music video and experimental. Top three winners receive cash stipends.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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