Scholarships for the Arts

AIA/AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship - grants for first-year architecture students

American Academy in Rome Prize - fellowships to emerging artists and scholars pursing arts and humanistic studies

American Austrian Foundation - Offers numerous awards to support exchanges to Austria in the fields of medicine, science, communications and the arts

American-Berlin - offers funding for singers to perform at Deutsche Oper Berlin

Beebe Fund - scholarships for young musicians to study abroad

BMI - scholarships in music

Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design - curatorial fellowships & teaching assistantships

Critical Languages Scholarship - offers funding for language study overseas

Frugal Dad - a $5,000 scholarship based on academic achievement and the quality of the application.

Fulbright - study abroad for graduate study in over 140 countries

Fulbright mtvU Fellowship - study abroad for music

Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship - overseas travel and digital storytelling on a globally significant social or environmental topic

Fund for Women Artists - financial support for female artists

Golden Key Honour Society - all majors; must be member of Golden Key

HSF/McNamara Family Creative Arts Project - Hispanic students in arts and humanities

International Dissertation Research Fellowship - for Ph.D. students researching abroad

Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Awards - graduate fellowship for visual arts, performing arts, and creative writing

Javits - graduate funding for students in social sciences, humanities, and the arts

Kinley Memorial Fellowship - funds one year of graduate school for students in the arts and architecture

Larson Performing Arts Foundation Grants - support for musical theatre composers, lyricists and book writers, as well as nonprofit theatre companies

MacDowell Colony Residencies - funding for artists from all disciplines

Marshall - 2 years of graduate study at an institution in U.K.

Mitchell - 1 year of graduate study in Ireland

Music Scholarships - an online listing of available music scholarships in the US by instrument

National Poetry Series mtvU Prize - poetry published by HarperCollins

Phi Kappa Phi - award toward graduate funding

Rhodes - 2-3 years of graduate study at Oxford

Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship - award and mentoring program for students in childhood education, film/TV production or animation

Rotary - study abroad for junior and senior undergraduate students

Talbots - scholarship for women returning to college later in life 

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If you have any questions, or would like more information on these awards please contact Karen Weber at the Office of Undergraduate Research or at 713-743-3367.