Presidential Arts Scholarships
Presidential Arts Scholarship Information
- 3.0 grade point average in your major area
- Major or minor in the artistic field in which you apply
- Must be a full-time, undergraduate student in the 2023-2024 academic year.
- Dance and music scholarship applicants are required to audition
- Creative writing applicants must submit 8-15 pages of creative work with your application
Application materials include*
- A cover letter indicating the artistic department to which you are applying: art, creative writing, dance, music, theatre
- A current resume of your creative or artistic achievements
*Please note, there is no printed application for this scholarship.
Applicants should submit their materials electronically to email@example.com and note Presidential Arts Scholarship in the subject line.
Submissions must be made from your Salem State student email account.
Please submit a letter to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting renewal no later than March 1, 2023. This letter should include your artistic achievements since receiving the award. Submissions must be made from your Salem State student email account.
All renewal applicants must submit a letter. There are no automatic renewals of this award.
Summer Student Artistic Development Grants
Information about the Summer Student Artistic Development Grants
The deadline to apply for a 2023 Student Artistic Development Grant is Monday, March 20, 2023 by 5 pm.
Full time students who will be juniors or seniors in Fall 2023 may apply. (Spring 2023 graduates are not eligible.) Candidates must demonstrate evidence of artistic contribution to the campus community, and significant growth as an artist during his/her college career. The work outlined in the proposal must constitute a truly exceptional opportunity for artistic growth.
Funded student artists will be required to attend occasional events throughout the year, to share their creative process throughout the summer project via some form of social media, and to share his/her work with the Salem State University community.
Include a cover letter, resume of artistic achievement, one letter of recommendation, and a 750-word or less proposal narrative to include: the scope of your project, who will be involved, how the project will foster your creative growth, how the project can be shared with the wider student community, project duration. Your submission must include a one-page budget proposal, itemizing project expenses.
Submit completed application materials to Karen Gahagan, Center for Creative and Performing Arts at email@example.com no later than Monday, March 20, 2023 at 5 pm. Submissions must be made from your Salem State student email account.