Merit and Financial Need Scholarships

The Fine Arts Association is dedicated to ensuring that the opportunity for arts education is available to all who desire it. Through the support of the United Way and other private funding sources, both financial-need and merit scholarships are available for qualifying students.


Merit & Financial Need Scholarship Deadlines




Applications Available

June 1

September 23

March 1

Application Submission Deadline

July 1

October 23

April 1

Applications Reviewed

July 15

November 4

April 15

Scholarship Notifications Mailed

August 1

November 18

May 1

Scholarship recipients will be notified through both a formal letter in the mail and by phone. To accept, a response is required. If you wish to not accept the scholarship, you must notify Customer Service within the following week of the given offer. 

Merit Scholarship

Financial Need Scholarship

If you are in need of assistance with the scholarship application and/or submission process, please contact Customer Service at 440-951-7500 x100.