ART THERAPY/EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS
American Art Therapy Association AATAAnniversary Scholarships
Myra Levick Scholarships
Rawley Silver Awards for Excellence
Gladys Agell Award For Excellence
Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund –(One Award) Specifically designed for the purchase of books, this fund is available to members of an ethnic minority group who can demonstrate financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association approved art therapy program. Students applying for this award are strongly encouraged to attend the conference. Scholarship Award $900.
Society for the Arts in Healthcare Student Scholarship: To offer an annual scholarship to one Society for the Arts in Healthcare undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student member who has made a contribution to the field of arts in healthcare or shows significant interest in the field of arts in healthcare as a future career, $1,000.
Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship Program: Since 2001, the Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship Program has provided more than 60 outstanding students with the financial assistance they need to pursue their health related career, offering up to $7,500.
Arts and Health Alliance: This award provides a $1,000 scholarship to a student member of the Arts & Health Alliance who has made a contribution to the field of arts in healthcare or shows significant interest in the field of arts in healthcare as a future career. The submission deadline is October 31st each year.
Pearlie Roberson Scholarship Award Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund
Prasad Family Foundation International Student Scholarship Student Scholarship to the AATAAnnual Conference http://www.arttherapy.org
Art Therapy Honors and Awards (not scholarships)
The Drama Therapy Fund Graduate Student Research Awards > http://www.dramatherapyfund.org or [email protected]
Wilder Dimension Scholarships for Advanced Study in Theatre Arts > http://www.dramatherapyfund.org or [email protected]
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships > http://scholarships.worldstudioinc.com/worldstudiofoundation [email protected]
Scholarships of the Arts (for students with cystic fibrosis) > http://www.esiason.org Or [email protected]
SCMS Student Writing Awards > http://www.cmstudies.org http://www.cmstudies.org/[email protected]
Society for the Arts in Healthcare Student Scholarships > http://www.thesah.org http://www.thesah.org/template/page.cfm?page_id=753
John F. Steinman Fellowship (advanced study in psychiatry, psychology, and social work) > http://lancasteronline.com/pages/fellowshipfund/
Davis Putter Scholarship Fund (students involved in social advocacy) > http://www.davisputter.org/apply/faqs/
Ashoka: Innovators for the Public (social entrepreneurs/civil rights) > 1700 N. Moore St., Ste. 2000 Arlington, VA 222091939, Contact Person: William Drayton, Chair. and C.E.O. Phone: (703) 5278300Fax: (703) 5278383 Email: [email protected], URL: www.ashoka.org
Art Therapy HonorsAwards/Scholarships For Specific Ethnicities/Minorities/Disabilities
Study Scholarships for Artists or Musicians (for students from Germany) > http://www.daad.org OR [email protected]
The Kociuszko Foundation (students of Polish Decent) > http://www.thekf.org/scholarships/tuition/ts/
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America > http://www.goarch.org/archdiocese/administration/chancellor/2013
Disabilities Scholarships for Students (a range of scholarships for students with a variety of disabilities) > http://www.scholarships4students.com/disabilities_scholarships.htm
American Indian Graduate Center (students of American Indian and Alaska Nativedecent) > http://www.aigc.com/ScholarshipsGraduate_Fellowships.aspx
College Scholarships.org (scholarships for minority’s, women, etc) > http://www.collegescholarships.org/ourscholarships/
AHEPA Educational Foundation (for students with active family members of the AHEPA, Greek descendent)> http://ahepa.org/uploads/pdf/ahepa_scholarship_2013.pdf
Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation (women with disabilities)> http://www.ela.org/scholarships/scholarships_process.html , http://www.apa.org/about/awards/elafigrad.aspx
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship > http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/
Gilbert Rios Memorial Award (low income Hispanic students) > http://www.lospadresfoundation.com/Gilber%20Rios%20Application%20Guidelines.html
New York Grace Legendre Endowment Fund (NY State Women…possibly need to be full time employed) > http://gracelegendre.org/Grants.aspx
New Jersey Hospital Association (NJ residents going into health care… reach out to see if AT is applicable) > http://www.njha.com/education/scholarships/
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (Hispanic students) > http://www.hsf.net/
Iranian American Scholarship Fund (students of Iranian decent) > http://www.iasfund.org/
League of United Latin American Citizens (Hispanic students) > http://www.lnesc.org/site/296/Scholarships
National Hispanic Health Foundation (Hispanic students…call to make sure AT is applicable) > http://www.nhmafoundation.org/scholarshipprogram.html
Point Foundation (LGBTQ students or activity in the community) > http://www.pointfoundation.org/eligibility
Stonewall Community Foundation Scholarships (LGBTQ students) > https://www.stonewallfoundation.org/grants/scholarships
Business and Professional Women’s Foundation (women 25 yrs old and older) > http://www.bpwfoundation.org/index.php/about/scholarships
Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation (students with neurological disabilities) > http://brpf.org/Grants/ApplicationScholarships.html
The Charles and Melva T. Owen Memorial Scholarship (legally blind students) > http://www.aie.org/scholarships/detail.cfm?id=2000241
Mary Murphy Scholarship (commitment to serving others in the African American community) > http://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/asis/grapes/detail.asp?recordno=358
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans (available to students that are new residents of America) > http://pdsoros.org/overview/
List of P.E.O Women’s Scholarships > http://www.peointernational.org/peoprojectsphilanthropies
Arab Student Aid International Corp. (for Arab Citizens) > P.O. Box 3546Dublin, OH 430160271, Phone: (614) 8899420 Fax: (614) 8899430. Email: [email protected] URL: www.arabstudentaid.org, Limitations: Interest free loans to students for the Masters and/or Ph.D., Purposes & Activities: Support primarily for interestfree loans to fulltime students of Arab descent who will be studying in the U.S. and Europe on a student visa, are pursuing a Ph.D., and who plan to return to the Arab world after graduation. Funding also for scholarship grants for training programs for NGO’s in Arab states.
The Scudder Association Inc. ( Needy students from U.S. and India) > c/o Richard Williamson 2 Tinywood Rd.Darien, CT 068202429. Contact Person: Betsy Steel Phone: (215) 5488642. URL: www.scudder.org/philanthropy
Nepal Educational Fund, Inc. (Scholarships to financially needy students born in Nepal )> 700 Front St., No. 2003 San Diego, CA 921016012, Contact Person: Richard D. Della Pena M.D., Pres. Phone: (619) 2327788
Taraknath Das Foundation (Scholarship awards to Indian graduate students who have completed 1 year of study, as well as Indian scholars and writers studying in the U.S) > 276 Riverside Dr.New York, NY 100255204, Contact Person: Leonard A. Gordon, V.P.URL: www.columbia.edu/cu/sai/
Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust (Fellowships to graduate students at American colleges and universities to study in France and to graduate students of French colleges and universities to study in the U.S.) > 1290 Ave. of the Americas, 29th Fl. New York, NY 101040101, Contact Person: Seth E. Frank, Tr.
Leopold Schepp Foundation (young men and women of character and ability who have insufficient means to complete their vocational or professional education) > 551 5th Ave., Ste. 3000 New York, NY 101763201, Contact Person: Suzanne Clair Guard, Exec. Dir. Phone: (212) 6920191, URL: www.scheppfoundation.org
American Council of Learned Societies (also known as ACLS, Fellowships and grants to American and international scholars for advanced research and study in the humanities and social sciences) > 633 3rd Ave., Ste. 8C, New York, NY 100176795, Phone: (212) 6971505 Fax: (212) 9498058, Email: [email protected], URL: www.acls.org
African Humanities Program: This program provides grants to sustain individuals doing exemplary work, so as to ensure continued future leadership in the humanities, in
subSaharan Africa. Awards are made for projects in various fields, including history, archaeology, literature, linguistics, film studies, art history and studies of the performing
arts, ethnographic and cultural studies, gender studies, philosophy, and religious studies. Eligible applicants must be residents of a country in subSaharan Africa and have a
current affiliation at an institution in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda.
American Research in the Humanities in China: Grants of up to $50,400 are available to scholars in the humanities and humanitiesrelated social sciences who have received a Ph.D. or its equivalent by the time of application. Fellowships are from four months to one year of continuous research in China. Applicants must submit a carefullyformulated research proposal that reflects an understanding of the present Chinese academic and research environment. The proposal should include a persuasive statement of the need to conduct the research in China. Support is offered to specialists in all fields of the humanities and humanities related social sciences, and is not limited to China scholars.
Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships: Provides $64,000, plus $2,500 for research and travel, to provide time and resources to enable advanced assistant professors in the humanities and related social sciences to conduct their research under optimal conditions. Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society: This program awards funds in support of planning meetings, workshops, and/or conferences leading to publication of scholarly volumes. The program will support collaborative work of three types of grants, up to $25,000 will be offered to support formal research conferences intended to produce significant new research published in a conference volume, grants of $10,000 to $15,000 will be offered for support of workshops or seminars, designed to informally facilitate new research on newly available or inadequately researched problems, data, or texts, and grants of up to $6,000 will be offered for oneday meetings to plan conferences or workshops, or for less structured explorations, e.g., brainstorming sessions.
East European Studies Programs: This program provides funds to help develop expertise in the U.S. needed for broad knowledge and analysis of developments in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia,and Slovenia.
Components of the program include:
Dissertation Fellowships in East European Studies (up to $18,000 to support field work, archival investigations, or dissertation writing);
EarlyCareer Postdoctoral Fellowships in East European Studies (up to $25,000 to support postdoctoral research and writing in East European studies in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences);
Conference Grants (up to $25,000 to support formal research conferences that intend to produce significant new research on Eastern Europe publishable in a conference volume); Travel Grants (grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to support travel for presentation of papers at scholarly conferences);
Language Grants to Individuals for Summer Study (grants of up to $2,500 to support intensive summer study of Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, or Slovene); and
Research on Heritage Speakers of Eastern European Languages (a grant of up to $20,000 to an individual or collaborative team for a research project on heritage speakers of an eastern European language in the U.S.)
Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars: These fellowships are open to scholars engaged in long term, unusually ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences. Appropriate fields of specialization include, but are not limited to, archaeology, anthropology, art history, economics, geography, history, language and literature, law, linguistics, musicology, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology. Proposals in the social science fields listed above are eligible only if they employ predominantly humanistic approaches. Proposals in interdisciplinary and cross disciplinary studies are welcome, as are proposals focused on any geographic region or any cultural or linguistic group. Each fellowship carries a stipend of $75,000.
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship Program in American Art: Ten fellowships of $25,000 each are available for a oneyear term for the current academic year to postgraduate students who are engaging in dissertation research in art history. The fellowships may be carried out in residence at the fellow’s home institution, abroad, or at another appropriate site for research. They may not be used to defray tuition costs or be held concurrently with any other major fellowship or grant. An applicant must be a candidate for a Ph.D. to be granted by a department of art history in the U.S. The applicant’s dissertation must be focused on a topic in the history or visual arts of the U.S., and applicants must have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships: This program provides stipends of $25,000, plus funds for research costs of up to $3,000 and for university fees of up to $5,000, to assist graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing. Eligible applicants must be Ph.D. candidates in a humanities or social science department in the U.S. (applicants from other departments may be eligible if their project is in the humanities or related social sciences, and their principal dissertation supervisor holds an appointment in a humanities field or related social science field), have all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation completed before beginning fellowship tenure, and be no more than six years in the degree program.
Mellon/ACLS Recent Doctoral Recipients Fellowships: This program provides a $30,000 stipend to help assist young scholars in the humanities and related social sciences in the first or second year following completion of the Ph.D. Eligible applicants are limited to scholars who have been awarded Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships in the prior year’s competition, alternates selected in the prior year’s Mellon/ACLS competition, and those awarded other dissertation fellowships of national stature that require applicants to complete their dissertations within a specific period.
The NetherlandAmerica Foundation, Inc. (loans to graduate and postgraduate students in the Netherlands) > 82 Wall St., Ste. 1101New York, NY 100053613, Contact Person: Eleanor Prince, Office Mgr.; Angela Molenaar, Exec. Dir. Phone: (212) 8251221, Fax: (212) 8259105, Email: [email protected], URL: www.thenaf.org
Institute for Humane Studies c/o George Mason University (Fellowships and internships to humanities and arts students) > 3301 N. Fairfax Dr., Ste. 440 Arlington, VA 222014432, Contact Person: Marty Zupan, Pres. Phone: (703) 9934880Fax: (703) 9934890, Email: [email protected], URL: www.theihs.org/
Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program: Awards a $1,500 stipend, plus housing assistance and a limited number of travel scholarships, to Fellows to spend the summer completing their own writing projects. Recipients interact with a community of scholars.
Hayek Fund for Scholars: Awards up to $750 to graduate students and untenured faculty members for careerenhancing activities such as travel, research, or participation in career development or enhancing seminars.
Humane Studies Fellowships: Fellowships award amounts from $2,000 to $15,000 to undergraduates, graduate students, law students, and professional students who are embarking on libertyadvancing careers in ideas.
Journalism Internships: Internships are available to journalism students at Freedom Communications Newspaper and include a $3,200 stipend, travel, and seminar and career workshops.
Summer Graduate Research Fellowships: Awards up to $5,000 in stipend and travel expenses to a graduate student interested in advancing his/her own research agenda by completing their own writing projects, and participating in two interdisciplinary academic conferences.
Barbara Piasecka Johnson Foundation c/o Danser Balaam & Frank (Fellowships to graduate, doctoral, and postgraduate students who are Polish or of Polish descent.) > 5 Independence Way, Ste. 320 Princeton, NJ 085406627, Contact Person: Christopher Piasecka, Treas. Phone: (609) 6881030