Scholarships

ALL Scholarship Applications are completed ONLINE!

 

2017 High School Scholarship Applications DUE February 22nd

All Other Scholarship and Grant applications are due: April 15th, 2017

 

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

 

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

Past Presidents’ Graduate Scholarship Award

 

Candidates for this award include AENJ members pursuing a masters degree in art education or pursuing a masters degree in an art related field such as Art Administration, Art Supervision, Museum Education, Art History, Art Curriculum or Studio Arts, or an art educator pursuing a degree/certificate in Education or Administration.  There are two categories:

  • Past President Graduate Art Education (non-studio), this category includes any of the above degrees/certification that is not a pure Studio degree
  • Past President Graduate Studio, this category includes any Studio Art degree

 

This award is a minimum of $1,000.00 and is paid directly to the student’s school.

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 school of higher learning. All applicants and their nominators must be members of the AENJ.
Applicants may apply in one of two categories, ART EDUCATION or STUDIO ART.  
Upon certification of the AENJ Scholarship Committee and the ratification of the Executive Board, the award monies will be applied directly to the tuition at the school of higher learning. This award is a minimum of $1,000.00 and is paid directly to the student’s school.

Application Process

To get started,  download the AENJ College & Past Presidents Scholarship Checklist (below).  This file has the COMPLETE directions on what you have to do to apply for an AENJ Scholarship.

Click HERE to download the AENJ College & Past Presidents Scholarship Checklist

Click HERE  for the AENJ College & Past Presidents Scholarship ONLINE Application Form

 

Senior High School Student Scholarship Award
Attention High School Teachers - The DUE DATE for this Scholarship is February 22nd
SUBMIT All Applications AND Portfolios ONLINE!
NOTE: Teacher nomination letters are also due FEB 22
Please disregard the December date listed on the application.

Candidates for this award include high school seniors interested in pursuing the study of visual art or art education in any public/private school of higher learning. It is our intention to select a student whose submission is diversified. The nominator must be an active member of AENJ for a period of not less than two years.


Upon certification by the AENJ Scholarship Committee with the ratification of the AENJ Executive Board, the award monies will be applied as tuition directly to the institution of higher learning. This award is a MINIMUM of $1,000.00.

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 Checklist (below).  This file has the COMPLETE directions on what you have to do to apply for an AENJ Scholarship.

Click HERE to download the AENJ High School Scholarship Checklist

Click HERE to go to the AENJ High School Scholarship ONLINE Application Form