Visual Arts Scholarships

Scholarships open to students interesting in and/or majoring in fields related to art and design, including art, architecture, graphic design, and photography.

NEWH | Atlanta Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Atlanta Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 26, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina or Alabama. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc).

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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.

NEWH | Atlantic City/Philadelphia Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Atlantic City/Philadelphia Chapter
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in East Pennsylvania or Southern New Jersey. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

NEWH | New York Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | New York Chapter
Amount: At least $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Connecticut, New York, Northern New Jersey or Rhode Island. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

NEWH | San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Northern California with zip codes starting with 936 to 961. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

NEWH | Mid-South (TN, MS, AR) Region Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Mid-South Region
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Tennessee, Arkansas, or Mississippi. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

TMCF | Riot Games Spring Scholarship
Sponsor: Riot Games/ | TMCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time sophomores and juniors at TMCF member schools who are majoring in Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering, Interactive Entertainment, Game Design and Development, Art, Animation, Engineering Arts, Film or a related major.

NEWH | Pittsburgh Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | Pittsburgh Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Western Pennsylvania or Eastern Ohio. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

NEWH | Orange County Region Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Orange County Region Chapter
Amount: $3,700
Closing Date: October 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in the California counties of San Diego, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, or Imperial. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

YoungArts Competition
Sponsor: National YoungArts Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 16, 2020
Description: Competition is open to students between the ages of 15 and 18 who have talent in visual, literary, design or performing arts. There is a $35 application fee, but it can be waived if you meet requirements.

Janie Moore Greene Scholarship Grant
Sponsor: NANPA Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, an institution of higher education specializing in the study of photography.

Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Divers Hall of Fame
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to women divers who are current undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are offered in dive medicine, marine conservation, marine biology, underwater archaeology, marine education, journalism, graphic arts, or photography.

Future Designer Scholarship
Sponsor: CardsDirect
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: November 1, 2020
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.

Harvey Fellows Program
Sponsor: Mustard Seed Foundation
Amount: $16,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2020
Description: Program is open to Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations. Past successful applicants were preparing for careers in Business, Economics, Finance, International diplomacy, security, journalism and media, visual and performing arts, public policy, and applied and theoretical sciences. Students from all nations are encouraged to apply.

NEWH | New England Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | New England Chapter
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: November 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, or Massachusetts.. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sponsor: Smithsonian Magazine
Amount: UP to $2,500
Closing Date: November 30, 2020
Description: Contest is open to individuals worldwide who are at least 18 years of age. Contestant can submit photos in the categories of Natural World, Travel, People, The American Experience, Altered Images, or Mobile.

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

$500 Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with a valid visa who are 13 years of age or older and who are interested in attending art school, or are currently enrolled in an art school.

Candere Scholarship
Sponsor: Candere.com
Amount: $350
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit a doodle or well-informed inspiration piece on “what is the next big thing in fashion.”

Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship
Sponsor: Cyrus Rugs
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 8, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students studying interior design. Applicant must submit an essay on the rug industry.

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