Corcoran College of Art and Design

Scholarships

SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS

A limited number of partial-tuition or program fee scholarships are available for students on a merit basis.

LATE Applications must be submitted before: MAY 13, 2014

Late applications will be considered on a first-come-first-served basis, until we no longer have funds available for partial scholarships. Applications must be complete, including the art teacher recommendation form in order to be considered. Our funds are limited, so we recommend that you apply BEFORE May 13 (as early as possible).

We are accepting late scholarship applications for the following programs only:
PD1000, session B: Portfolio Development 2 week day program
PD1000, session C: Portfolio Development 2 week day program
PD1050, session C: Portfolio Development 2 week residential program
PD1120, session C: Focus on Fine Art Photography 2 week residential program

IMPORTANT: Your scholarship application is not complete until the art teacher recommendation form has been received. The scholarship committee will not consider incomplete applications, so we suggest that you follow up with your art teacher to ensure the recommendation is submitted in a timely fashion.

BEFORE APPLYING

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 scholarships on the basis of "merit and need", must provide a letter from a parent or guardian explaining the family’s financial circumstances.

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 regarding how to complete an online recommendation for you.

AFTER APPLYING

Applications received by April 1
Following the application deadline, the Pre-College Scholarship Committee meets to review the applications and recommends scholarship recipients. An email is sent to each scholarship recipient are notified between May 2 and June 3. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their application by June 3, 2014.

Applications received April 2-May 13
Late applications will be considered on a first-come-first-served basis, until we no longer have funds available for partial scholarships. Applications must be complete, including the art teacher recommendation form in order to be considered. Therefore, we recommend that students submit their application as soon as possible before May 13. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their application by June 3, 2014.


THE APPLICATION

Click here to access the online application.