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    Academy of Special Dreams College Scholarship Fund

    Offered by Academy of Special Dreams

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Jan 11, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $250 - $1,000

    Grade level

    College Students

    Application deadline:

    Rolling

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you pursuing a full- or part-time course of study in the arts? If so, you may be eligible for a scholarship from the Academy of Special Dreams College Scholarship Fund. These scholarship opportunities are for students with a disability who have demonstrated financial need.

    The scholarship is jointly funded by the College Scholarship Fund and the Working Artists Fund. The College Scholarship Fund targets traditional college-aged students with disabilities who are pursuing either a full- or part-time course of study in any medium of Art. The Working Artists Fund is focused on the disabled adult artist who actively pursues a career or vocation in any artistic field and who occasionally requires financial support to further that career or vocation. If either (or both) of these apply to you, we encourage you to apply for the Academy of Special Dreams College Scholarship Fund! 

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Minimum GPA

    Yes

    Academic Interest

    Visual & Performing Arts, Graphic Design/Printing, Film/Video Production, Photography/Photojournalism

    Other Category

    Disability

    Application information

    Students will need to submit an artist's statement essay of no more than two pages that includes their reasons for wanting to be an artist, a description of artists and/or works that they admire, and the challenges they face as an artist with disabilities. You will also need to include a statement from your doctor describing your disability and an artistic portfolio, in addition to the below materials.

    Essay

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Academy of Special Dreams at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the Academy of Special Dreams College Scholarship Fund is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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