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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.

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

Florida Minority Teacher Education Scholarship Program

This award is available to Florida resident undergraduate students who are enrolled as upper division undergraduates in a state-approved teacher education program at an eligible Florida institution. Students must be of African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native descent, and plan to teach in a Florida public school upon graduation.

Total: $4000 Awards:  135
Deadline:  November 01

Missouri State University Diversity in Education Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enter Missouri State University as freshmen and pursue a major leading to a bachelor's degree in education or music education. Students must rank in the top 50 percent of their class or have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations.

Total: $3000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  December 01

Mildred and Albert Panowski Playwriting Award

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in playwriting. To apply, the applicant must submit an original, full-length play.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 01

Rand Marketing Web Design Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in design.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 11

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

University of Oregon Staton Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who will be incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon. Students must be residents of Oregon and must demonstrate extraordinary financial need.

Total: $6550 Awards:  12
Deadline:  January 15

DePaul University Theatre Performance Scholarship

U.S. graduating high school seniors who plan to attend DePaul University and major in acting are considered for this award upon completing an audition after admission.

Total: $10000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  January 15

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

PCTA Christa McAuliffe Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Pinellas County, Florida who plan to pursue a career in education.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 19

Missouri State University Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leaders Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enroll at Missouri State University as freshmen. Students must have a class rank in the top 50 percent or a grade point average of 3.0 or higher AND an ACT score of 20 or higher or an SAT score of 1030 or higher. Students must also excel in three of the following areas: leadership; volunteerism; performing arts; athletics.

Total: $2500 Awards:  24
Deadline:  January 30

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