Young Artists Scholarship Fund

College Major: Art (All Artistic Disciplines are Eligible)

Awarded to Ventura County residents who are graduating high school seniors from any Ventura County high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are enrolling at an accredited 4-year college, university, or art institution as a candidate for an undergraduate degree in an arts discipline. Applicants must have a demonstrated interest and involvement in the arts.

Special Requirements: Student must submit 1-2 representatives of their artwork and answer the following short essay prompt: How my art shapes my responsibility to our community. Both letters of recommendation must directly relate to the student’s artistic qualifications. One of the letters must be from an art teacher/art instructor. Prior recipients may re-apply for consideration in successive years. A preference for students with financial need will be given in the selection process but is not required to apply.

Supplemental Questions
  1. In 500 - 700 words please explain how your art shapes your responsibility to our community.
  2. Please submit 1-2 representatives of your artwork.
  3. If needed, please upload an additional representative of your artwork.