Performing Arts Scholarships

Scholarships open to students interesting in and/or majoring in the performing arts including Dance, Music, and Theatre/Drama.

CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 3, 2020extended to April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate degree-seeking students at an accredited college or university OR a current high school senior preparing to become a full-time undergraduate student. Applicant must be pursuing a major in the performing arts and planning a career in performing arts. The scholarship is intended for African-American students, and preference will be given to African-American students residing in BC member districts.

SAG-AFTRA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are SAG-AFTRA members and/or dependents of SAG-AFTRA members who are active and in good standing. In addition to required application materials, applicant must submit an essay on a topic of their choice.

Doctor Almo Sebastianelli Drum Corps Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Pennsylvania
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Pennsylvania who are the child or grandchild of a living or deceased Pennsylvania Legionnaire. Applicant must be a member of a high school band who is going on to higher education majoring in music.

Nextiva Business Scholarship
Sponsor: Nextiva
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA and plans to major in a business or STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) program.

Artistic Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American high school seniors and current college students who are/will be pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.). Applicant must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Art & Design Scholarship
Sponsor: 1st-Art-Gallery.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are studying Art or Liberal Arts. Art students should submit a piece of art (painting, photograph, statue, song, animation, video, film, illustration, story, poem or any other type of art). Liberal art students should apply with a recent sample of their writing on any subject.

IAHPERD Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students attending a college or university in the state of Illinois and majoring in the areas of health, physical education, recreation, and/or dance.

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