Visual Arts

Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship

Sponsor: Cyrus Rugs

Amount: $500

Closing Date: February 8, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students studying interior design. Applicant must submit an essay on the rug industry.


Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship

Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution

Amount: Up to $5,000

Closing Date: February 15, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing an education in piano or voice. Applicant must submit a performance CD. Special consideration shall be given to students currently attending the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts in Washington, DC.


National Italian American Foundation Scholarships

Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation

Amount: Up to $12,000

Closing Date: March 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2020 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.


SEMA Scholarships

Sponsor: Specialty Equipment Market Association

Amount: Up to $5,000

Closing Date: March 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens enrolled in a program of study at an accredited university, college or post-secondary vocational-technical program located within the United States. Applicant must be planning to enter the automotive industry and may be majoring in Accounting/Finance, Auto Body/Collision Repair, Automotive Technology, Business, Communications/PR, Engineering, Graphic Design/Web Design, Industrial Design, Information Technology, Journalism, Manufacturing, Marketing/Sales, Motorsports, Supply Chain/Logistics, or Transportation.


Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

Sponsor: The Gallery Collection

Amount: $10,000

Closing Date: March 2, 2020

Description: Scholarship contest is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled at any time during the latter half of 2018 who are at least 14 years of age. Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories. Applicant must submit a photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.


Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Sponsor: From the Top

Amount: Up to $10,000

Closing Date: March 2, 2020

Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2019-2020 academic year.


National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor: National Restaurant Association Education Foundation

Amount: UP to $10,000

Closing Date: March 15, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are majoring in a restaurant or foodservice-related program and who are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States.


Illustrators of the Future Contest

Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library

Amount: $500

Closing Date: March 31, 2020

Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.


Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarships

Sponsor: Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

Amount: Up to $5,000

Closing Date: April 1, 2020

Description: Scholarships are open to current graphic communications workers with plans on taking courses related to advising their career in graphic communications AND graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are planning on pursuing a career in graphic communications.


UNICO National Scholarships

Sponsor: UNICO

Amount: Varies

Closing Date: April 15, 2020

Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.


Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers

Sponsor: Geneseo Migrant Center

Amount: $500 and up

Closing Date: June 1, 2020

Description: Scholarships are open to individuals 16 years of age or older who have a history of movement to obtain work in agriculture. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents.