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 


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.