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.

Kia Motors America, Inc STEAM Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Kia Motors America, Inc.
Amount: $3,400
Closing Date: July 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending a four-year HACU-member institution who have financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicant must be majoring in a STEAM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or Math). First generation students are strongly encouraged to apply.

MFMA Scholarship
Sponsor: Maple Flooring Manufactures Association, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled during the next academic year. Applicant must submit a personal essay answering one of five given questions. Scholarship is only open to specific majors (too many to list) – see website for details.

SelectBlinds.com College Scholarship
Sponsor: SelectBlinds
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are citizens or legal residents of the United States or students who have a valid student visa. Applicant must submit their innovative design ideas on how to create the perfect space.

Annual Fruit Shoot Photo Contest
Sponsor: California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100
Closing Date: July 17, 2020
Description: Contest is open to anyone. Contestant must submit a photo on the subjects of fruit, flowers, roots or any vegetative plant parts.

NEWH | South Florida Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – South Florida Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in South Florida. 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 | Chicago Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Chicago Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, or Wisconsin. 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 | Houston Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Houston Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Arkansas, Louisiana, or Southern Texas. 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 | 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 | 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.)

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.

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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