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Scholarships

Financial aid helps provide highly gifted students the opportunity to experience a rigorous education in the visual arts among a talented peer group and under the guidance of internationally recognized faculty. Most New York Studio School financial assistance is awarded on the basis of the student’s documented financial need as demonstrated by completing and submitting the school’s financial aid application . All students must complete the financial aid application on an annual basis and be in good academic standing to be considered for financial assistance.

In addition to scholarships awarded from the school’s endowed scholarship fund, a number of special scholarships are awarded as funding is made available to the school.

The Dita Amory Scholarship

The Dita Amory Scholarship is awarded to MFA or Certificate students.

Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation Scholarships

The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation Scholarship is awarded to MFA or Certificate students.

Ramapo Trust Scholarship

The Ramapo Trust Scholarship is awarded to MFA or Certificate students who are over the age of 40.

Helena Rubinstein Foundation Scholarship

The Helena Rubinstein Scholarship is awarded to a female MFA or Certificate student.

Jonathan and Barbara Silver Foundation Scholarship

The Jonathan and Barbara Silver Foundation Scholarship is awarded to MFA or Certificate students.

The Goldhammer Family Foundation Scholarship

The Goldhammer Family Foundation Scholarship is awarded to MFA or Certificate students.

 

Need-Based Scholarships:

Jane Chace Carroll Scholarship

The Jane Chace Carroll Scholarship is awarded to exceptional MFA and Certificate students for two years of their studies. Each student will receive $15,000 per year.

Charles Cajori Scholarship for Painting

The Charles Cajori Scholarship for Painting is awarded to one MFA or Certificate student who demonstrates strong artistic talent.

Harriet Glazier Endowed Scholarship for Women Painters

The Harriet Glazier Endowed Scholarship for Women Painters is awarded to female MFA or Certificate students.

The Vera List Endowment Scholarship

The Vera List Endowment Scholarship is awarded to MFA or Certificate students.

LCU Fund for Women’s Education Housing Awards

The LCU Fund for Women’s Education Housing Grant is awarded to female MFA or Certificate students who make less than $30,000 a year and received little to no financial support and remain in good standing at NYSS.

Absolute Secret  Scholarship

The Absolute Secret Scholarship is awarded to MFA or Certificate students.

Henry Wolf Foundation Scholarship

The Henry Wolf Foundation Scholarship is awarded to MFA or Certificate students.

 

Travel Scholarships and Grants:

Chautauqua School of Art Scholarship

The Chautauqua School of Art Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled at the New York Studio School during the spring semester to attend the Chautauqua summer program. Students are notified via email by the school’s Program Coordinator to nominate themselves for the Scholarship. Faculty provide input on the resulting nominees and the dean makes the final selection of the candidate. Students must be in good financial and academic standing with the School, are required to pay the application fee, and must submit a portfolio to Chautauqua. Travel expenses and delivery of supplies to and from the Chautauqua campus are the responsibility of the student.

Larry Einbender Travel Award

Larry Einbender Travel Award is awarded to a full time Sculpture MFA or Certificate student who has attended the New York Studio School for a minimum of 4 semesters. The student is awarded a stipend for European travel. To apply, students must submit a recent sculpture for inclusion in an exhibition for applicants and a description of travel plans. The award is determined by a vote of faculty during the exhibition of submitted work. Voting faculty are provided with each applicant’s travel plans.

Hohenberg Travel Award

The Hohenberg Travel Award is awarded to a full time MFA or Certificate student who has attended the New York Studio School for a minimum of 4 semesters. The student is awarded a stipend for European travel. To apply, students must submit a description of travel plans and a recent work for inclusion in an exhibition for applicants. The award is determined by a vote of faculty during the exhibition of submitted artwork. Voting faculty are provided with each applicant’s travel plans.

Peter Rippon/Royal Academy of Art Travel Award

The Peter Rippon/Royal Academy of Art Travel Award is awarded to one MFA or Certificate student to travel to the Royal Academy of Art and the New York Studio School to expand their students globally.

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