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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.

CBCF Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

This award is for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are or will be attending an accredited college or university full-time. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA and be planning to or currently pursuing a degree leading to a career in the visual arts.

Total: $3000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 31

CBCF Spouses USA Performing Arts Scholarship

This award is for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are or will be attending an accredited college or university full-time. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA and be planning to or currently pursuing a degree leading to a career in the performing arts.

Total: $3000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 31

UW-Eau Claire Nan Pickett Memorial Scholarship

Students who are 25 or older and currently enrolled in select majors at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are eligible for this award.

Total: $400 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

NCA Creative Event Scholarship

This scholarship competition is open to U.S. high school seniors and currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who present a costume design of any genre. Students must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 01

Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest

This award is available for current high school and college students. To apply, each student must submit a short video of approximately 2-3 minutes on the topic of nuclear disarmament.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 01

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 01

Aiko Susanna Tashiro Hiratsuka Memorial Scholarship

High school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are planning to major or are majoring in the performing arts are eligible for this award. Students must be national members of JACL.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Henry and Chiyo Kuwahara Creative Arts Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are national members of the Japanese American Citizens League. Students must submit samples of creative artistic works to apply.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

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 01

David Jagaciewski Scholarship Fund

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are graduating from Poughkeepsie High School in Poughkeepsie, New York. Applicants must pursue a course of study and plan to have a career in the arts, architecture or engineering, interior or fashion design, family or consumer science or landscape architecture.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Dennis J. Markle Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to graduating seniors attending Poughkeepsie High School. Applicants must plan to pursue an undergraduate major in education.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

H. Normington Schofield Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are graduating from a high school in Wappinger, NY. Applicants must plan to major in education or environmental science.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01