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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.

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: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

PDK Prospective Educator Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate students who plan to major in or are majoring in education. Current college students must be members of Phi Delta Kappa International.

Total: $1500 Awards:  39
Deadline:  April 02

Concert on the Green Young Artists Concerto Scholarship Competition

This award is available for U.S. students in grades six through twelve who are residents of Clay County, Florida and attend a Clay County school. Students must be 19 years of age or younger and demonstrate an interest in music.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 15

Dr. Alma Adams Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students should have a record of community service working to raise awareness about tobacco's harmful effects.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 30

Miami University (Ohio) Annual Young Sculptors Competition

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students between the ages of 25 and 35. Students must submit images of five recent paintings to be eligible for the scholarship.

Total: $10000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  June 08

Vectorworks Design Scholarship

This design competition is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who submit an original design plan. Students must be pursuing a design-oriented degree (e.g., architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking).

Total: $10000 Awards:  21
Deadline:  July 15

'Signal Grace' Scholarship Essay Contest

This essay contest is open to U.S. high school and college students who submit an essay on the book "Signal Grace" by T.M. Yates. Students must attend a U.S. institution, except for students residing in or attending school in Rhode Island.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 10

BLR Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are or will be studying film, photography, videography, or similar fields. Students must be 18 years of age or older as of Dec. 31 of the current year.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

CT Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program

This award is for Connecticut upper-level undergraduate students who are enrolled in an undergraduate teacher preparation program at an eligible college or university in Connecticut. The student must be a minority student (African, American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American or Native American heritage) and intend to teach in a Connecticut public school after graduation.

Total: $5000 Awards:  54
Deadline:  October 15

Sessions College 24/7 Parent Scholarship

This award is for U.S. parents who apply for admission to Sessions College and are planning to major in web design or graphic design.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15

Sessions College First-Generation Student Scholarship

This award is for international and U.S. students applying to Sessions college planning to major in graphic or web design. Applicants must be in the first generation of their family to attend college.

Total: $3000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  October 15

Sessions College International Student Scholarship

This award is for international students who apply for admission to Sessions College. Applicants must be planning to major in web design or graphic design.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15