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    “Creativity Takes Courage” Scholarship for Art Students

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    Reviewed by Zach SkillingsLast updated Mar 27, 2024
    1 award worth


    Grade level

    HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Application deadline:

    January 31, 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    This award is open to students studying any form of visual and/or performing arts who write an essay expressing their views on creativity and courage. The French artist Henri Matisse once said, “another word for creativity is courage.” Artists can be loved and appreciated for their work, but they also have the potential to be criticized and rejected. Releasing art into the world involves overcoming fear and self-doubt. Even the most successful artists grapple with questions like “am I good enough?” or “will people like this?” If you’re a creative student who has ever struggled with these questions, we encourage you to apply for this scholarship! See the “Application Information” section below for details regarding the essay prompt. Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. We look forward to reading your application!

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students studying any form of visual and/or performing arts, including painting, sculpture, dance, theater, film, music, photography, digital art, creative writing, or a related field. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors in the graduating class of 2024 or 2025, or current undergraduate or graduate students enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year.

    Grade Level

    HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students


    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Academic Interest

    TV/Radio Broadcasting, Visual & Performing Arts, Fashion Design, Graphic Design/Printing, Film/Video Production, Photography/Photojournalism, Music, Dance

    Application information

    You can apply to this scholarship with your Scholarships360 account. To view more details and apply, login or create your account by clicking the “Apply” button below.

    Essay Prompt

    How are creativity and courage connected? Tell us about a time when you had to be courageous to share your art with others.

    Maximum 250 words


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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.

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The “Creativity Takes Courage” Scholarship for Art Students winner will be announced: February 28, 2025.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Scholarships360 at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the “Creativity Takes Courage” Scholarship for Art Students 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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