1st-Art-Gallery.com: Annual Art and Design Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 1 June 2022

The scholarship is annual. The yearly deadline for submission is June 1st.

Length of award

One Year

Number of awards offered

One per academic year.

Purpose of award

1st Art Gallery wants to enable Art and Liberal Arts students (all disciplines) to further their education. Art students need to submit a piece of art that makes them proud. This can be any type of art submission including (but not limited to) a painting, photograph, statue, song, animation, video, film, illustration, story, poem or any other type of art. Liberal Arts students should apply with a recent sample of their writing, on any subject, limited to 2000 words.

Selection criteria

The following people are eligible for this scholarship:
1. High school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school.
2. Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Q: Will you own the rights to all art submitted for the scholarship?
A: No, we will not.


How do students apply?

Using the form below, please submit your completed application and upload your art. You may also send a link if your artwork is already uploaded online.
Regulations and Application

How and when do students learn of the decision?

he winner will be contacted by early July. The winner must reply within two weeks or a new winner will be selected.

Decision makers

Winner will be selected in the month of June. 

History or background of award

1st-Art-Gallery.com is proud to announce a $1000 annual scholarship for new, current, and returning college students! This scholarship is designed to help a student become successful in a career focused on one aspect of art or design.  Applicants will be able to submit their entry along with a design, drawing, film, artwork, short story, poem or literally any type of art they are most proud of.  The winner will be selected by the end of June and the winner will receive $1000 towards higher education.

Additional information

This is the first year we're giving a scholarship and we're planning to award it for many years to come.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

Charlotte Norlander
Scholarship Coordinator
1st Art Gallery Inc
1st Art Gallery Inc , 6564 Ridings Rd, , Syracuse, NY 13206, USA


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in June 2020.