Recognized Achievements

Students who apply, are accepted and enroll at SCAD, having met or exceeded admission requirements, and provide documentation of one of the following SCAD recognized achievements may be eligible to receive a scholarship of at least US$1,500. Accepted students may be eligible for a higher award based on additional materials.

 

Achievement/program states

 

Qualifiers

 

Minimum Award Amount

Alabama Visual Arts Achievement
Ala.
  First-, second- and third-place winners in each category
State Portfolio Winners
  US$1,500

US$500 (matching award)

Artois Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts
Calif., Colo., Ga.
  District first-place winners   US$3,000
Congressional Arts Competition
All states
  Short list,finalist,winner designations   US$3,000/HK$23,250
Florida State Fair
Fla.
  Selection for exhibition   US$1,500
George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts
La.
  Visual arts competition winners*
 
  US$5,000 for first-place
*range from US$500 for 10th place.
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation
All states
  Summer seminar graduates   US$3,000
Master's Academy of Fine Arts
Ala., Ga., Mich., N.H., N.C., Okla., Pa., Tenn., Texas
  Program graduates   US$1,500
Mount Olive National Art Honors Society Invitational Art Competition
N.J.
  Best in show   US$1,500
National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts Young Arts Program
All states
  Merit award, honorable mention, finalist   US$3,000-US$20,000
Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition
Ohio
  Top 300 selected for exhibition   US$3,000
Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute
N.J.
  Summer program graduates   US$1,500
Scholastic Art and Writing Program
All states
  Gold Key recipients   US$3,000
Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS)
Texas
  First-place winner in fine arts and writing categories   US$1,500
Tennessee Regional State Art Exhibition
Tenn.
  Best in show and best in category   US$1,500
Texas Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE)
Texas
  Gold seal winners   US$3,000
THEA Foundation
Ark.
  Winners and runners-up in visual and performing arts, and film/video   (Matching award)
Educational Theatre Association International Thespian Society
All state
 

Chapter and international thespian scholarship winners
Students qualifying for national individual events
Showcase auditions at International Thespian Festival
Students selected for cast, crew, production and design in international thespian cast productions
Thespian Playworks finalists

  US$3,000
Utrecht Self-portrait Contest
All states
  Placing high school seniors   US$1,500

 

Recognized Academic Achivements

Accepted students may be eligible for a higher award based on SAT scores evaluated on a scale of 1600 (ACT scores on a scale of 36) with consideration given to math and critical reading sections and/or grade point averages evaluated on a 4.0 scale.

Achievement/program states

 

Qualifiers

 

Minimum Award Amount

Eta Sigma Alpha National Home School Honor Society
Ala., Ariz., Ark., Calif., Colo., Conn., Del., Fla., Ga., Hawaii, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Miss., Mo., Neb., Nev., N.H., N.J., N.M., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Ore., Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Texas, Vt., Va., W. Va., Wis.
      US$1,500
Hong Kong Award for Young People
Hong Kong citizens
  Gold and silver winners   US$3,000/HK$23,250
Hong Kong Outstanding Student Awards
Hong Kong citizens
  Short list,finalist,winner designations   US$3,000/HK$23,250
International Baccalaureate Program
All states
  Diploma recipients   US$3,000 - US$15,000 based on score
National Merit Scholarship Foundation
All states
  Finalist, semi-finalists   US$5,000
National Hispanic Recognition Program
All states
  Acknowledged scholars   US$1,500
Phi Theta Kappa
All states
  Members   US$5,000