Gage Academy of Art Donor Scholarships embody the school’s mission to educate, enrich, and engage the community by providing access to art education for any student who wishes to begin or pursue their artistic practice. Donor scholarships are made possible by the generosity of Gage community members and contributing organizations and foundations. These privately funded scholarships range from $200 to $5,000 and are granted annually by a review panel.

Below is an outline of the Donor Scholarships that will be made available to student applicants during Gage Academy of Art’s 2018-19 academic year. Requirements for each scholarship are determined by the individual, corporate, and foundation donors.

The Mary Gales Scholarship: $900

This scholarship is a memorial fund established in memory of Mary Gales for a gifted female or female self-identifying artist.

2017 Mary Gales Scholarship Recipient Cynthia Wessling

The application for The Mary Gales Scholarship is due Monday, May 7.

Apply here.

The Stanley R. & Robert E. Wright Foundation for the Arts Scholarship: $4,911

This scholarship is dedicated to the continuation of artistic excellence and the creative pursuit of aesthetic beauty through the fields of fine art, commercial art, and classical music. This need-based scholarship is awarded to a student age 17-27 with American citizenship who demonstrates outstanding ability and motivation in pursuing a career in their field.

2017 Stanley R. & Robert E. Wright Foundation for the Arts Scholarship Recipient Grace Flott

The application for The Stanley R. & Robert E. Wright Foundation for the Arts Scholarship is due Monday, May 7.

Apply here.

The Allan and Mary Kollar Scholarship: $1,000

This scholarship is designated for a Gage Atelier program student. The Atelier program is designed for artists who intend to pursue profound mastery in the disciplines of painting, drawing, or sculpture under the guidance of an internationally-renowned teaching artist.

2017 Allan and Mary Kollar Scholarship Recipient Patrick Ward

The application for Allan and Mary Kollar Scholarship is due Thursday, May 31.

Apply here.

The Dennis Evans & Nancy Mee Scholarship: $1,000

This scholarship is established by the artists in support of a Gage student who is experimental in their approach to art making and is not afraid to break the rules.

2017 Dennis Evans & Nancy Mee Scholarship Recipient Nathan Brutzman

The application for The Dennis Evans & Nancy Mee Scholarship is due Monday, May 7.

Apply here.

New Scholarship Opportunities! 

Nancy & David Thacher Scholarship: $2,000

This need-based scholarship is awarded to help support deserving youth and adult students.

The application for the Nancy & David Thacher Scholarship is due Tuesday, May 15.

Apply here.

The Jessica Harrison Belzberg Atelier Scholarship: $2,000 in support of tuition assistance for one student, age 18-25

This partial tuition scholarship is designated for a first-year Gage Atelier program student, 18-25-years-old. The Atelier program is designed for artists who intend to pursue profound mastery in the disciplines of painting, drawing, or sculpture under the guidance of an internationally-renowned teaching artist.

The application for the Jessica Harrison Belzberg Atelier Scholarship is due Thursday, May 31.

Apply here.

The Maurer Family Foundation for the Arts Scholarship: $3,250 each in support of partial tuition scholarship for two Studio Arts Intensive students

The Maurer Family Foundation for the Arts’ 2018 commitment supports two partial tuition scholarships, each totaling $3,250, to be awarded to promising students of limited financial resources.

Apply using the SAI Application Form. Deadline to apply on Monday, May 7.

For more information regarding Donors scholarship and the application process please contact Chad Leman, Registrar.