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High School Scholarships applications are DUE February 22, 11:59 PM

College Scholarship and Graduate Scholarship applications are DUE April 15 11:59 PM

Applications are completed directly online, please review the guidelines before applying.

Questions? Contact scholarship@aenj.org

The Art Educators of New Jersey tuition scholarships are awarded to high school, college and graduate students (criteria below). Monetary awards will be presented to those students who exemplify the qualities of outstanding scholarship, service, and visual ability within their area of specialization. The Art Educators of New Jersey will grant scholarships when sufficient funds and qualified candidates are available. Recipients will receive a letter of acceptance which outlines the steps for receiving the funds.

All scholarships must be used within 12 months of receiving the acceptance letter from AENJ. 

Senior High School Scholarship

ALL application materials are DUE February 22, 11:59 PM

SUBMIT All applications materials AND teacher recommendation letter ONLINE!

Candidates for this award include high school seniors interested in pursuing the study of Studio Art or Art Education in any public/private institution of higher learning. It is our intention to select a student whose submission is diversified.

The recommendation letter must come from an active member of AENJ who has been a member for a period of at least two (2) “consecutive” years (checked by AENJ Membership Chair).

This award is paid directly to the student’s school only upon receipt of the student’s tuition bill by AENJ’s Treasurer.

All information must be completed and received by the AENJ Scholarship chair no later than February 22nd. Incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified.

Application Process

To get started, download the AENJ High School Scholarship Guidelines/Checklist (below). The application form (below) is submitted directly online.

AENJ High School Scholarship Guidelines/Checklist

AENJ High School Scholarship ONLINE Application Form

College Student Scholarship

Candidates for this award include college students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year majoring in Art Education or Studio Art in any public or private 4-yr institution of higher learning.

Candidates MUST be an AENJ member for at least 1 full year (will be checked by AENJ Membership Chair) and may apply in one of two (2) categories ART EDUCATION or STUDIO ART.

This award is paid directly to the student’s school only upon receipt of the student’s tuition bill by AENJ’s Treasurer.

A candidate must submit all of the following to AENJ’s Scholarship & Grants Chair no later than April 15th.  Incomplete and/or late applications will be automatically disqualified.

Graduate Scholarship

Candidates for this award include AENJ members pursuing a masters or doctoral degree in Art Education or an art-related field such as Museum Education, Art History or Studio Art; or an advanced degree/certificate in Art Administration or Art Supervision.

Candidates MUST have been an AENJ member for at least one (1) full year (to be checked by AENJ’s Membership Chair) and will choose either ART EDUCATION or STUDIO ART as a focus of study.

This scholarship is paid directly to the student’s school only upon receipt of the student’s tuition bill by AENJ’s Treasurer.

A candidate must submit all of the following to AENJ’s Scholarship & Grants Chair no later than April 15th.  Incomplete and/or late applications will be automatically disqualified.

Application Process for College & Graduate Scholarships

To get started, download the AENJ College Scholarship & Graduate Scholarship Guidelines/Checklist for directions and application materials list. The application form (below) will be submitted directly online.

AENJ College Scholarship & Graduate Scholarship Guidelines/Checklist

AENJ College Scholarship & Graduate Scholarship Application Form