A limited number of full- and partial-tuition scholarships are available for students on a merit basis.
EXTENDED DEADLINE: MAY 17, 2013
We are accepting additional scholarships for the Portfolio Development or Advanced Studio programs only. All scholarship application materials, including the art teacher recommendation must be received by the Corcoran Pre-College program no later than 5 p.m. on May 17, 2013.
Your scholarship application is not complete until the recommendation has been received. Incomplete applications will not be considered for scholarships. We suggest that you follow up with your art teacher to ensure the recommendation is submitted in a timely fashion.
Before applying, please read both our FAQs
carefully. You will need to have the following materials in order to complete the scholarship application:
1. An essay of 300–500 words describing your prior art studies, what you hope to gain from the Corcoran’s Pre-College program. Save your essay as a MS word or PDF file.
2. Five digital images (no more, no less, please) of work from your portfolio, including one self-portrait and four pieces of your best work. The files should be formatted as a pdf, jpg, jpeg or gif and should be 300-500 kb.
3. Students applying for need-based scholarships must also provide a letter from a parent or guardian explaining the family’s financialcircumstances.
4. A recommendation form from your current art teacher. You will need to provide your current art teacher’s name and email address, as well as the URL for your school’s website. We will contact your art teacher by email with instructions about how to complete an online recommendation for you. The online recommendation form must be submitted by 5 p.m. May 17, 2013, please plan accordingly.
Following the application deadline, the Pre-College Scholarship Committee meets to review the applications and recommends applicants who should be awarded scholarships.
Scholarship applications submitted by April 1
An email is sent to each scholarship recipient between April 29 and May 31. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their application by June 3.
Scholarship applications submitted April 2-May 17
An email is sent to each scholarship recipient between May 31 and June 28. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their application by June 28.
If you have read the FAQ
and are ready to apply, please click here to begin the scholarship application