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You think in colors and images. You find it easy to express yourself through paintings, drawings, photographs, design, or other creative forms. Art is your passion, and for artists who are passionate about their art, a career path rich with creative and colorful opportunities is waiting for you. And it’s this passion and love for whatever medium is your calling that helps push artists into taking their talents to the next level. Thus, if you decide to pursue an art degree – art majors include drawing, sculpting, painting, design, photography, performing arts, and more – you can find several scholarship opportunities that might help with your college cashflow.

Full Sail University Emerging Technology Scholarship

U.S. and international students who plan to attend Full Sail University in Florida and enroll in an emerging technologies course of study are eligible for this award.

Total: $20000 Awards:  5

Concordia College Theatre Performance and Production Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and have exhibited proficiency in theatre performance or production are eligible for this award. Students must plan to attend Concordia College.

Total: $8000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 08

Pacific University Theatre & Applied Theatre Scholarship Program

This scholarship program is open to U.S. and international students who are incoming freshmen or transfers at Pacific University. Students must plan to participate in theatre or applied theatre at Pacific University, and must audition to be considered for a scholarship.

Total: $5000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 15

NFMC Hinda Honigman Award for the Blind

This award is for legally blind U.S. students who have a strong interest in music, and have vocalist or instrumentalist skills. The student must have his/her 19th, but not 26th, birthday by March 1 of the year of auditions.

Total: $800 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 01

Richard M. Weaver Fellowship

This fellowship is available for U.S. graduate students who plan to teach at the college/university level. Students must be enrolled full time in a non-professional program of study.

Total: $10000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  February 01

Jamestown College Music Major Award

This award is available for U.S. students planning to attend Jamestown College in North Dakota. Applicants must plan to major in music, and must perform an audition in order to be considered for this award.

Total: $6500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 01

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are 18 to 35 years of age. Students must be skilled in and devoted to a conservative or classical tradition in the study of form, color, drawing, painting, design, and technique, as these are expressed in modes showing patent affinity with the classical tradition of western culture.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 01

Jewish Federation Academic Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. college juniors and seniors who are Jewish and demonstrate career promise in a helping profession. Students must also meet one or both of the following criteria: he/she was born or raised in either Cook County, the Chicago metropolitan area, or northwest Indiana OR he/she has completed one continuous year of full-time employment in Cook County or the Chicago metropolitan area prior to starting professional education.

Total: $120 Awards:  5000
Deadline:  February 01

Arts for Life! Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international high school seniors who are residents of the state of Florida and attend high school in Florida. Students must demonstrate artistic merit and academic excellence in creative writing, dance, music, theatre or visual arts.

Total: $2000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  February 01

University of Maine Flagship Match Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Maine at Orono as an out-of-state student. Eligible applicants must be in the top 40 percent of their class and have an SAT score of 1120 or higher.

Total: $16490 Awards:  100
Deadline:  February 01

Cottey College Fine Arts Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are attending Cottey College in Missouri. Students must demonstrate a strong academic proficiency in art, dance, music, or theatre/speech.

Total: $1000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  February 01

Salute to Education Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Miami-Dade or Broward counties in Florida who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must apply in one of the following categories: athletics; foreign language and language arts; leadership/service; mathematics/computer science; natural science; performing arts; social science; or visual arts and vocational/technical programs.

Total: $1500 Awards:  140
Deadline:  February 05