Arts Related College Scholarships

The following list includes scholarship opportunities for students in the Santa Clarita Valley who are creative and are interested in pursuing their artistic talents in college. These art scholarships cover an array of disciplines, including fine arts, performing arts, design, music, dance and more. Each scholarship opportunity has its own rules and deadlines.


Canyon Theatre Guild

Scholarship applications are available in early spring via email or at the theatre.

Every year, the Canyon Theatre Guild awards four $500 college scholarships to graduating seniors in high school in the Santa Clarita Valley. Contact Jennifer Teague for more information:

Santa Clarita Artists Association

Scholarship applications are available in the spring.

This opportunity is available to all graduating high school senior students in Santa Clarita with plans for continuing their education in the arts field (fine arts, commercial art, design, art education, and related endeavors). Examples of students’ original work (or photos if some originals are not available) are requested. Work submitted should consist of both class work and work produced independently. Interested students should contact the Artists Association to schedule a 20 minute interview. More details about interview appointments will be available in late March.


AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships

The next application process will be Spring of 2020.

AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying photography, illustration, and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships are awarded to encourage social and environmental responsibility and cultural awareness in the next generation of artists and designers.

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Foundation

Applications available November 2019.
Application deadline: February 1, 2020.

The John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Foundation was created from a trust as per the request of Anna Lee Stacey’s will. Her intention was to give young people the means towards an education that would enable them to prosper in careers in the arts. The scholarship committee, in connection with the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, is looking for devoted and talented artists that work within classical or conservative traditions. This opportunity is for students between the ages of 18 and 35. The recipient is able to use the scholarship towards the arts-based education of their choice.

Krylon® Clear Choice Art Scholarship

Applications available November 2019.
Application deadline: February 1, 2020.

Krylon has been offering the Clear Choice Art Scholarship award for over 60 years with a goal of making it easier for talented artists to pursue a post-secondary degree in the arts. Krylon awards a $1,000 scholarship to five high school seniors, college freshman or sophomores who are enrolled in a four year degree arts related program.

Any Santa Clarita Valley or national organization with scholarship opportunities for SCV youth, please contact: to be added to the website.

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