State Art Scholarships and Grants

California Art Scholarships

Emily M. Hewitt Scholarship
For California colleges and university students. Students pursuing degrees in Environmental Art, environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy and California history are encouraged to apply.
Amount of Award: Two $1,000
Application Deadline: April 15th
Number of Awards: one or more
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Sue Hoffmann: (209) 795-1196
CBTA Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 1196
Arnold, CA 95223

Florida Art Scholarships

4th District American Advertising Federation
- Student ADDY Scholarship
- District Governor’s Scholarship

For U.S. citizen or resident alien of African, African-American, Hispanic, Hispanic- American, Indian, Native-American, Asian, Asian-American, or Pacific Island descent. Must be matriculating toward a baccalaureate or master’s degree in advertising, marketing, communications, public relations, art, graphics arts or other related areas of study in Florida and the Caribbean.
Amount of Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: April 11th
Number of Awards: Varies
Duration of Award: 1 year

Hawaii Art Scholarships

Community Scholarship Fund
Major in any of the following fields: Arts, Architecture, Education, Humanities or Social Science. Maintain a 3.0 GPA. Show potential for filling a community need. Demonstrate accomplishment, motivation, initiative and vision and intention of returning to or staying in Hawai‘i to work.
Amount of Award: Varies
Application Deadline: February
Number of Awards: Varies
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Hawai'i Community Foundation
Attn: Scholarship Department
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 566 - 5570
Fax: (808) 521-6286
See Also Esther Kanagawa Memorial Art Scholarship, Gerrit R. Ludwig Scholarship Fund, Laheenae Rebecca Hart Gay Scholarship, Ray Yoshida Kauai Fine Arts Scholarship, Richie Gregory Fund, and Ron Bright Scholarship from their website.

Missouri Art Scholarships

Project 21 Scholarship Program
For Missouri High School Seniors. Project 21 2009 Scholarship Program provides students an opportunity to disseminate their message by writing an article or creating a poster or video addressing the issue of underage gambling.
Amount of Award: Two $1,500 first Prizes and four $1,000 Second Prizes
Application Deadline: March
Number of Awards: 6
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Missouri Gaming Association
Attn: Mike Winter
109A East High St.
P.O. Box 305
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Rhode Island Art Scholarships

RDW Group, Inc., Minority Scholarship for Communications
Harriet M. Briggs Memorial Scholarship
General Contact Information:
The Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 274-4564

Vermont Art Scholarships

Vermont Hand Crafters, Inc., Artisanship Scholarship
Open to residents of Vermont who are interested in majoring in arts or crafts in college.
Amount of Award: $500
Application Deadline: June
Number of Awards: varies, 2 average
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Toll-Free 888-307-8722
In the Burlington, VT area 802-654-3761
See Also Senator James M. Jeffords Endowed Scholarship

Virginia Art Scholarships

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program
For legal residents of Virginia
Amount of Award: varies
Application Deadline: November
Number of Awards: varies
Duration of Award: 1 year
Contact Information:
Fellowship Program Coordinator
VMFA Statewide
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220-4007