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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.

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

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

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

Alice Conger Patterson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to women who are 23 years of age or older and attend or plan to attend select NC institutions. Students must have a grade point average of 2.6 or higher, pursue a liberal arts degree, and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Claire Tillson Gladding Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school seniors who attend a Forsyth County (NC) high school and reside in The Winston-Salem Foundation's service area. Students must: have been involved in and intend to remain involved in the area of fine arts or performing arts; have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; and must demonstrate financial need.

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

Denver Lindley, Jr. Arts Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school seniors who attend a Dare County (NC) high school and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must demonstrate artistic talent and an interest in pursuing active involvement in the visual arts.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Samuel Griffin Seawell and Patsy Moore Seawell Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students who are pursuing post-graduate degrees (i.e., master's and doctoral degrees or professional artist certificates) in a music- or arts-related discipline at a Piedmont Triad area (NC) institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  April 1
2019

BHD Endowed Scholarship Fund for Teachers

This award is available for permanent residents of Maryland with an interest in a teaching career. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in the liberal arts, sciences or mathematics and be pursuing a master's degree in education.

Total: $2500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Charles S. North Scholarship for Music and Art

This award is available for U.S. students who are graduating from a high school in Dutchess County, New York. Applicants must plan to pursue a college degree in music, music education, art, or art education.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019