The 2022 application deadline has now passed please check back for 2023 scholarship opportunities
The Classic Center Cultural Foundation awards visual arts scholarships to area students based on an application process. Visual arts scholarships are open to all high school students in 9th through 12th grade that live in the Northeast Georgia region. The available visual arts scholarship funding is brought to you in part by The Ann and Jack Crowley Scholarship Fund for the Visual Arts.
Now serving counties in all of Northeast Georgia Athens-Clarke, Banks, Barrow, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Habersham, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Walton, White
Recipients awarded the visual arts scholarships will receive $2,000 and their high school program will be presented $500. Students who demonstrate a strong commitment to their craft are encouraged to apply.
Each year The Classic Center Cultural Foundation awards up to $30,000 in annual scholarships to talented high school students to help them pursue their passion in a career that will allow them to spread their artistic wings.
2020-2021 Visual Arts Scholarship Recipient
Mary Claire Hammond Visual, Oconee County High School
Senior Mary Claire Hammond found art to be a visual expression of her true purpose when she started taking art classes in high school. Currently serving as president of her school's National Honors Society, Mary Claire has won numerous awards as well as been selected as a Georgia Honors Program finalist for her pieces. She has had two pieces selected for the All-State Art Symposium and is in her third year as an exhibitor with Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation's Youth Art Month. She plans to attend the Georgia institute of Technology in the fall, where she will major in Industrial Design to continue her passion for the visual arts.