Donor scholarships are made possible by the generosity of various individuals, organizations, and foundations. These privately funded scholarships range from $200 to $4,000.

Each donor determines the criteria for their scholarship. The Donor Scholarship application is a common application for many of these funds.

Below is an outline of the scholarship awards that will be made available to student applicants during Gage Academy of Art’s 2018-19 academic year.

Mary Gales Scholarship: $900

This scholarship is a memorial fund established for a gifted female or female self-identifying artist.

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 who demonstrates outstanding ability and motivation in pursuing a career in their field.

Nancy & David Thacher Scholarship: $2,000

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

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

This scholarship would be a partial tuition scholarship designated for a first-year Atelier student.

Jessica Harrison Belzberg Youth Art Scholarships $2,000 in support of scholarships for four students, ages 6-17

Jessica Harrison Belzberg Youth Art Scholarships would support four students, ages 6-17, annually. Two scholarships would be awarded to teen artists attending Teen Skill Set courses at Gage’s Capitol Hill campus, and two would be awarded to a 6-11 year old students participating in Gage’s Summer Art & Movement Programs for Kids.

The Harrison Belzberg Family would be invited to participate in the recipient review process for each of the scholarships awarded. Award notifications would be issued in the spring for summer programming.

Due day for the application is Saturday, May 5, 2018.
Please see the application form here.

For more information regarding Donors scholarship and the application process please contact Jessica Lah, Student Services Coordinator.

Please see our 2017-18 Tuition Scholarship Recipients.