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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.

Rawley Silver Award for Excellence

This award is available for student members of the American Art Therapy Association with a current GPA of at least 3.50. Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association approved graduate art therapy program. Students receiving this award are also strongly encouraged to attend the association's annual conference.

Total: $900 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Matheon Scholarship Fund

The Matheon Scholarship Fund accepts applications from current high school senior women in Dallas, Texas who plan to major in fine arts, science, or the humanities at a college or university in Texas. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.1 or higher and a combined math/verbal/writing SAT score of 1500 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Erin Elizabeth Sperrey Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Aroostook, Maine who plan to major in early childhood education or liberal arts.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

NFMC Lucile Parrish Ward Veteran's Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are military veterans and pursuing a degree in the field of music. Preference will be given to veterans who served overseas.

Total: $2250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Educators for Maine Program

This forgivable loan program is available to Maine graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who are pursuing initial certification as a teacher, including speech pathology or child care provider qualifications. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  83
Deadline:  May 1
2019

KHEAA Teacher Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Kentucky undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing an initital teacher certification. Priority is given to Juniors, seniors, and graduate level students.

Total: $5000 Awards:  650
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Steven A. Parascandola Art Scholarship

This award is available to graduating seniors at John Jay High School in Wappingers Falls, New York. Applicants must plan to major in art.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship

The Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship is provided to K-12 educators pursuing a teaching credential (includes special education and ESL) at a University of California or California State University campus in the greater Los Angeles area. Students must also reside in the greater Los Angeles area (includes Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura counties).

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Stephen L. Teller & Richard Hotson TV and Cinema Scholarship

U.S. students who are enrolled in a community college film, television, cinema, or theater program and have completed at least 12 credits in their program are eligible for this award. Students must reside and attend school in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, or Ventura counties.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Graphic Communications Scholarship

This award is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing an education in graphic communications. Students must reside in certain areas of New York and New Jersey.

Total: $5000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  May 6
2019

Paul Stephen Friedler Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Lewiston Maine who have an interest in music, science and/or philosophy.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 15
2019

James A. Fortmann Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Sedona, Cottonwood or Flagstaff High Schools in Verde Valley, AZ. Applicants must be majoring in art or art education and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  May 15
2019