Stand-by Scholarships

Gage Academy is dedicated to bringing arts to the community by making programs accessible to everyone. Each year, Gage Academy supports dedicated, but financially challenged students through the need-based Stand-by Scholarship. Those who qualify may apply for full- and half-tuition scholarships for a period of two quarters of adult programs.

Award (or Scholarship) recipients will be enrolled into programs on a stand-by basis. Stand-by scholarships are limited to one program per quarter and are not applicable to atelier or Studio Arts Intensive programs or weeklong workshops. Scholarships do not cover supply costs and/or additional material fees requested by the instructor.

Eligibility is based on the Federal Poverty Guidelines (see guidelines chart) for the 2017 tax year. Full scholarships are available for households income falls at or under 200% of the federal poverty line. Half scholarships are available for household incomes that fall between 200%-250% of the federal poverty guidelines.


Please submit Stand-By Scholarship Application Form to apply for the scholarship.