Do you have a talent for art but you’re planning on majoring in something else in college? Well, there are still scholarships out there for students who have a talent for art and they are open to all majors!
If you are planing on a visual arts major in college, there are even more scholarships open to you!
Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.
NPG Student Poster Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Negative Population Growth (NPG)
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are enrolled during the fall of 2019. Applicant must create a poster that focuses on overpopulation of the United States.
STEM Superheroes: Draw or Print a STEM Superhero to Inspire Younger Students
Closing Date: October 15, 2019
Description: Women, people of color, and people with disabilities are less likely to pursue STEM careers. You could win an easy scholarship by drawing an original superhero who uses STEM to make the world a better place! Use DoSomething’s template to create a poster for your schools’ classrooms. Your poster will (super) empower students to pursue STEM and you’ll be entered to win a scholarship.
George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest
Sponsor: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 1-12, including home-schooled students. Student must submit a piece of art on a given topic related to North American game birds or animals that may be legally hunted or trapped.
Future Designer Scholarship
Closing Date: November 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are 17 years of age or older and who are enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution. Applicant must submit an original artwork or photograph for use on a greeting card.
Belin Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals with talent in painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, dance, literature, or architecture. Preference will be given to residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Troy Yost Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Community Foundation
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors of any Wyoming High School and graduates attending the University of Wyoming or other in-state junior and community colleges. Applicant must submit a sample piece of artwork they feel best exemplifies their artistic style.
Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The Gallery Collection
Closing Date: March 2, 2020
Description: Scholarship contest is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled at any time during the latter half of 2018 who are at least 14 years of age. Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories. Applicant must submit a photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.
Closing Date: May 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must submit a “visual poem,” in a style of their choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge.