College Scholarships for Visual and Performing Arts Majors

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  • Offered by
    American Architectural Foundation
    1799 New York Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20006
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in graduate programs focusing on the history of art, architecture, decorative arts or interior design.
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Deadline
April 22
Amount
$2,500
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    Association for Women in Architecture
    22815 Frampton Avenue
    Torrance, CA 90501-5304
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be female residents of California or attend a California school and must be enrolled in one of the following majors: architecture, landscape architecture, urban and/or land planning, interior design, environmental design, architectural rendering and illustrating, civil, electrical, mechanical or structural engineering. Applicants must also have completed a minimum of 18 units in their major by the application due date. The award is based on grades, personal statement, financial need, recommendations and submitted materials. Applicants must be able to go to Los Angeles for interviews. Applications, two recommendation letters, transcripts, financial statements, personal statements and self-addressed stamped envelopes are required.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Speakers Association
    1500 S. Priest Drive
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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    National Speakers Association
    1500 S. Priest Drive
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
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Deadline
February 20
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
February 12
Amount
$10,000-$50,000
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  • Offered by
    Davidson Institute for Talent Development
    9665 Gateway Drive
    Suite B
    Reno, NV 89521
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be under the age of 18 and be able to attend the awards reception in Washington, DC. In addition to the monetary award, the institute will pay for travel and lodging expenses. Three nominator forms, three copies of a 15-minute DVD and additional materials are required.
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  • Offered by
    Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts
    Robert A. Schilling
    4702 Graceland Avenue
    Indianapolis, IN 46208-3504
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time music students pursuing a career in sacred music who are either entering freshmen or already enrolled in an accredited college, university or school of theology or pursuing an academic education in worship; be members of the United Methodist Church or be employed in the United Methodist Church for at least a year before applying and show Christian character and participation in Christian activities. Students must also demonstrate musical or other artistic talent and leadership potential. Applicants must submit applications, transcripts, personal statements and three reference letters.
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Deadline
October 23
Amount
$25,000 plus up to $2,000 travel allowance
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  • Offered by
    American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
    633 Third Avenue
    New York, NY 10017-6795
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Ph.D. candidates in an art history department in the U.S. who are working on dissertations about American visual arts history. All the Ph.D. requirements should be met except the dissertation before taking the fellowship. Applicants should submit an application, a proposal, a bibliography, illustrations (optional), a publications list (optional), three reference letters and an official transcript of graduate record. The fellowship lasts for a year.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$500-$4,000
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  • Offered by
    International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC)
    P.O. Box 491
    Hyde Park, NY 12538
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled at a post-secondary, degree-granting educational institution and must demonstrate training, skill and interest in the foodservice industry and communication arts. Eligible majors from foodservice and communications areas include culinary arts, hotel/restaurant/hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, food science/technology, journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts and related studies.
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Deadline
February 2
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$1,500
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    Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
    1765 Sutter Street
    San Francisco, CA 94115
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be National JACL members and must be attending a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning. A personal statement, letter of recommendation, academic performance, work experience and community involvement are considered. Professional artists are not allowed.
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Deadline
December 31
Amount
$500
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  • Offered by
    Noet
    1313 Commercial Street
    Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be over 18 years old and be current undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a program in the humanities. Selection is based on a random drawing of all entries.
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Deadline
Late March
Amount
$1,000-$2,500
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    Optimist International
    4494 Lindell Boulevard
    St. Louis, MO 63108
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be students in the U.S., Canada or Caribbean under the age of 16 as of December 31st of the entry year. Selection is based on an oratorical contest.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
Up to $750
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    VSA Arts
    818 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Suite 600
    Washington, DC 20006
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be students in grades 6-12. Applicants are to create an original one-act script of less than 40 pages that documents the experience of living with a disability. Applicants themselves need not be disabled, but the script must address the issue. Selected scripts will be performed for middle school, high school and adult audiences. First and second place winners will have their plays performed at the JFK Performing Arts Center.
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Varies
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  • Offered by
    Foundation for Global Scholars
    12050 North Pecos Street
    Suite 320
    Westminster, CO 80234
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens who are attending a North American college or university. They must be able to apply transfer credits from studying abroad to their current degree program. They must be majoring in foreign language, international business, travel, tourism, international studies, film, art or photography. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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    ASCAP Foundation
    One Lincoln Plaza
    New York, NY 10023
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be composers who have not turned 30 before January 1 of the current year. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or enrolled students with a student visa. Applicants must submit an original composition.
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Deadline
December 15
Amount
Up to $1,000
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  • 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.
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