Scholarship opportunity at ARA Boston!

The New Student Scholarship Contest 2023/2024

The Academy of Realist Art, Boston launches its tenth annual scholarship competition for promising artists who are seeking in depth technical training in observational drawing and painting.

The scholarship to be awarded is for one year’s free tuition for the school year, September 2022-June 2023. Equivalent value is up to $9,840 for our full-time program in Boston. This is for tuition only. Housing/lodging is the responsibility of the student.

Submissions shall be treated as being free of restrictions and limitations on their use and publication. Prizes have no cash surrender value and are not transferable. Any expenses incurred by the winner(s) to claim the scholarship award(s) are the sole responsibility of the individual. ARA Boston reserves the right to refrain from awarding the scholarship at it’s discretion.

Submission Details

February 1st, 2023: Submission Deadline
March 1st, 2023: Shortlist Notified - Once we narrow down candidates, we will schedule an interview with the finalists (either in person, by phone or video)
Winner will be announced March 15th, 2023.

Eligibility and International Info

Entries are accepted from the worldwide artist community. We do not assist with VISAs. It is your responsibility to obtain proper documentation to come to the US. If applying internationally, please make sure you find out if you are able and eligible to move to the US to attend.

Applicants must be over the age of 18 years (under 18 with parent’s permission) and not currently enrolled at the Academy of Realist Art Boston. Team entries are not accepted. **If awarded, housing/lodging is the responsibility of the student.

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