Educational Grants

Grant Applications

How to Qualify

  • You must be a Graduating High School Senior
  • You must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • You must be a Resident of San Diego County, and a US citizen
  • You must intend to pursue your art by attending a university, accredited four-year college, community college, conservatory, or art school in the next school year.

How to Apply

Some Advice

  • Read through the application first. For those parts of the application that involve other people (transcript, references, etc.), ask for their help right away. Don’t wait until the last minute.
  • Filling out this application is going to take some work. But chances are that it would take less time than a summer job and it could be more rewarding!
  • Be creative, show us what you can do, and have fun! If you need help, please contact us.
Family Members Living at Home :
Are you a United States citizen?
This is an arts grant. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU WILL BE CHOOSING THE ARTS AS YOUR MAJOR. Majoring—in college or a conservatory—in any of the areas below could qualify you for one of our grants. Please circle your area of study below:
MusicVisual ArtsPerforming ArtsMultimediaLiterary ArtsDigital Arts
What will your major/minor be in college?
Tell us about your jobs, volunteering, community activities, hobbies and awards:
If necessary, you may attach a separate sheet here
Please list two references: (At least one reference must come from your school. Family members may not be used as references.)
Attach a personal essay: Tell us about yourself and your aspirations for the future. (This essay is required and should be at least 500 typewritten words.) If you’d like, you may attach a resume or a list of your accomplishments.
I declare that all the information I have provided in this application is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge.
Student Signature
Parent/Guardian Signature