Scholarships

Scholarships are available based on financial need. If you cannot afford the cost of tuition for a class or workshop for yourself or a child, Scholarship funding may be available.

To apply for a scholarship you need to begin by filling in the appropriate forms. These can be downloaded and printed by clicking the Youth or Adult Application form to the right. To have forms mailed to you, please call 508-793-4339. Have some questions? Call us for more information.

Youth Applications  ·  Adult Applications  ·  Donating to the Scholarship Fund

Youth Applications

  1. Please Note: A Scholarship Form must be filled out for each session you are seeking a scholarship for. Letters of Referral are good for one year.
  2. Fill in the form completely
  3. For youth applications, the form must be signed by either a parent or guardian
  4. Either attach or have sent separately a letter of recommendation. This can be written by a teacher, school principal, guidance counselor or a health care provider — not a family member.
  5. Indicate the student's preference of session and day of the week (we cannot guarantee that we can meet these requests).
  6. Mail the application to Scholarships, Education Department, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609
  7. We will contact you to confirm your application has been received. Please Note: Submitting an application does not guarantee placement in a class..
  8. Please note that the Museum reserves the right to cancel a scholarship at any time for any reason.

Adult Applications

  1. Please Note: A Scholarship Form must be filled out for each session you are seeking a scholarship for. Letters of Referral are good for one year.
  2. Fill in the form completely.
  3. Have a person who can verify your financial situation write us a letter to verify this information. For example: Member of the clergy, social worker, health care provider or teacher - not a family member. (You may submit a tax form for income verification.)
  4. Mail the application to Scholarships, Education Department, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609.
  5. We will contact you to confirm your application has been received ant to set up a meeting or phone interview. Please Note: Submitting an application does not guarantee placement in a class.
  6. Please note that the Museum reserves the right to cancel a scholarship at any time for any reason.

The Worcester Art Museum is committed to lifelong learning.
Students who wish to participate in additional classes are encouraged to reapply.

Donating to the Scholarship Fund

Our scholarship fund is made possible by donations made by people like you. Join the individuals, families, trusts and organizations who value the contribution art education makes to our community. For more details contact Development at 508-793-4323 or sarahleveille@worcesterart.org.