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CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts. The application deadline is April 29 and the maximum awards amount is $3,000.



Eligibility:

    -U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    -Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    -Have a minimum 2.5 GPA 
    -Be pursuing a major and career in a visual art
    -Exhibit leadership and community service
    -Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students

    Submission Requirements:
    -Personal statement (500-1,000 words) addressing four topics in one cohesive essay. (Students should use the same personal statement when applying for multiple scholarships)
    -2 electronically submitted letters of recommendation. We suggest one come from a community or public service leader (i.e. church leader, community leader, volunteer organization). The application provides instructions for your references to upload their letters
    -Electronic PDF copy of detailed Federal Student Aid Report (SAR); this report comes from the U.S. Department of Education and is typically 5 pages in length
    -Resume (3 pages maximum) detailing academics, extracurricular activities, honors, employment, community service, and special skills
    -Must provide a recent photograph suitable for publication (i.e., a cap and gown picture, or other of professional quality and dress)
    -Five original pieces of artwork from the art genre for which are you applying, with each file name showing the piece’s title, dimensions, and media (e.g. water - 3ft x 2ft - oil on canvas)


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