SCHOLARSHIPS


ArtBound Initiative offers two kinds of scholarships to outstanding candidates. Our scholarships are open to students who are ambitious, global-minded and willing to learn continuously.

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$250 USD

(ALL LOCATIONS)

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UP TO $1000 USD
(ALL LOCATIONS)

 

INCLUSIVE SCHOLARSHIP 

 

The scholarship will cover $250 USD of our tuition. 

ArtBound Initiative will award this scholarship based on the quality of your application materials and scholarship essay.

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

STEP 1: Start your online application

STEP 2: In the Essay section of your online application, please indicate that you are applying for the Inclusive Scholarship.

Answer the following scholarship essay questions: What work of art (painting, sculpture, poem, musical composition, film, performance) has most influenced your life and the way that you view the world? Why?

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 

  • English language proficiency

  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 or equivalent is required

 

AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIP

 

The scholarship will cover:

- $500 USD of our tuition for our Local & Virtual Programs, or 

- 1000 USD of our tuition for our Global Programs

 

ArtBound Initiative will award the Ambassador Scholarship to the most qualified participants. Upon enrollment, awardees of this scholarship will act as an ArtBound Initiative Ambassador to raise awareness of our program at their university by completing these projects: 

  • Arrange a minimum of 5 events at their home university (e.g: program info sessions, career fair participation, etc.)

  • Follow all our social media platforms and help share important posts, stories and reels to their networks

  • Create engaging content about their internship experience to share on their social media networks

  • Write an article interview about their experience on two featured websites  

APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

STEP 1: Start your online application

STEP 2: In the Essay section of your online application, please indicate that you are applying for the Ambassador Scholarship.

Answer the scholarship essay questions below:

  1. What work of art (painting, sculpture, poem, musical composition, film, performance) has most influenced your life and the way that you view the world? Why?

  2. If you are awarded the Ambassador Scholarship, what are your ideas to promote the program to other students and friends?

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 

  • English language proficiency

  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 or equivalent is required

  • Participants must be ready to act as an Ambassador for the ArtBound Initiative program should they get awarded the scholarship.

 

EXTERNAL FINANCIAL AID GUIDE

ArtBound Initiative’s External Financial Aid Guide includes some external resources that are available to help you fund your internship below. Please note that all students should check with their home school and career center for additional grant and scholarship opportunities.

SCHOLARSHIPS

General Database: 

 

For American & Canadian Students: 

 

For European Students: 

 

 

For Australian students:

 

 

For Asian students:

Asian Cultural Council Individual Grant – Grants to help art professionals and/or graduate/post-graduate students from Asia support their creative project in the US 

APIA Scholarships - Resources for Asian as well as Pacific Islands students

Gov. HK - Government scholarships for students from Hong Kong

Inlaks Scholarship - For Indian students

Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships - For Indian students

 

For Other Citizenships:

Al Fanar Media Database - Scholarship data base for students from North Africa and the Middle East region

Mandela Washington Fellowship - A fellowship for young African leaders

Don’t forget to check in with your school for additional resources!

 

 

ADDITIONAL CROWDFUNDING

 

Crowdfunding is a way to fund your internship by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people. Find tips on how to use your social networks to fundraise and help you cover costs of interning abroad here.

 

Check out crowdfunding platforms such as GoFundMe, FundMyTravel, GoGetFunding & GoEnnounce

 

You can also create a t-shirt campaign through Bonfire. It’s a great way to fundraise with donations without any inventory costs, to fund your internship abroad.

 

Read on for more ideas of what you can do to fundraise: https://www.gooverseas.com/blog/40-fundraising-ideas-study-abroad

Comments or Questions? Let us know how we can help at info@artboundinitiative.com!