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Do you always find yourself doodling on your notes? Do you find it easier to express your thoughts through paintings or drawings than words? If so, there could be money for college waiting for you! For those interested in a degree in art, there are several scholarship opportunities to help pay for college. Art majors encompass a wide range of different mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpting, photography, design, and even performing arts, such as theatre, dance, and music. Whatever you have a passion for, start your search for college money with this directory of scholarships for art majors.

Liberty Graphics Art Contest

Maine high school seniors are eligible to enter this art contest. Students must submit an art entry on the theme of 'Art and Our Natural Environment' in traditional two-dimensional media.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 25
2019

Robert Sherman Fine Art Scholarship

This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in Glenview, Illinois, or attend a high school in District 225. Students must be planning to major in a visual art in college, and must submit samples of their artwork.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 30
2019

Toyota/UNCF Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. college freshmen who are enrolled at selected HBCUs in an eligible major. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $7500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  March 30
2019

Vercille Voss Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college graduate students who are majoring in interior design or a related field. Students must be IFDA graduate student members.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Ruth Clark Furniture Design Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who have completed one semester or more of postsecondary education and are majoring in interior design or a related field.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

IFDA Leaders Commemorative Scholarship

U.S. students who are enrolled full time and have completed a minimum of four design courses in a postsecondary interior design or closely related program.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

IFDA Part-Time Student Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate students who are enrolled part time and currently enrolled in two interior design or related field courses are eligible for this award.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

IFDA Student Member Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who have completed one semester or more of postsecondary education and have completed four design courses in a postsecondary design program. Students must be IFDA student members with dues for the current membership period paid in full.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Contest

International and U.S. students of any age are eligible to enter this art contest as long as they are amateur artists. Students must submit pieces with science fiction or fantasy themes.

Total: $5000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 31
2019

AISES A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to American Indian/Alaska Native students who are pursuing degrees in mathematics, medical sciences, physical science, technology, science, engineering, or natural resources. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must be a current AISES member (or join AISES before applying).

Total: $2000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to American Indian, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian students who reside in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, or Washington. Students must be planning to major in business, engineering, education, math, medicine, health administration, natural/physical sciences, or technology.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Young American Patriotic Art Contest

This contest is available to all high school students. The applicant must be attending school in the same state as the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary that sponsors him/her.

Total: $10000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  March 31
2019