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Scholarship Opportunities

 

Nathaniel C. Harris, Jr. Yard School of Art Scholarship

Nathaniel C. Harris, Jr. Yard School of Art Scholarship is offered through the Montclair Art Museum for children grades K-12. The program is dedicated to promoting diversity, and offers motivated students free tuition for one studio course during the school year, as well as exposure to arts professions. Decisions are based on merit and financial need in an effort to provide equal access to students' investigations of career opportunities in the arts. 

To apply

Complete and submit an application form, and have a teacher complete and submit a nomination form. Both forms are required to be eligible for consideration.

Nomination Form ➜

Application Form 

Access for All Financial Assistance for Yard School of Art

The Access for All Financial Assistance Program is designed to reduce financial barriers to the arts for children and teens (5-19 years old) with disabilities and special needs. The Montclair Art Museum is committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive, educational, and safe environment for all. A sliding scale for reduced tuition is based on household income, number of dependents, and availability of funds. The Access for All Financial Assistance Program was established in summer 2018 through the generous support of community members. Please note that financial assistance is based on availability of funds and is not guaranteed for all applicants.

To apply

Consult the tuition tiers form to determine the level of assistance you might be eligible for, and complete and submit an application form and nomination form. Both forms are required to be eligible for consideration.

Access for All Tiers PDF ➜

Access for All Application Form ➜

Ben Jones Scholarship for Yard School of Art

The vision of the Ben Jones Scholarship is for students with financial need to have transformative experiences through exposure to fine art and opportunities to advance their skills, explore their creative voice, build portfolios and personal connections in the arts, and increase confidence and self-esteem. 

The Ben Jones Scholarship is dedicated to promoting diversity in the arts. The scholarship is awarded to high school students ages 16+ to take an adult Yard School class or workshop. The scholarship covers tuition and art supplies needed for the class. Learn more and watch an interview with Ben Jones. 

To Apply

Complete and submit the Application Form, and have a teacher complete and submit a Nomination Form. Both forms are required to be eligible for consideration.

Nomination Form ➜

Application Form ➜

 

 

For more information, please contact Susan Cancro at 973-259-5159, [email protected]

To support scholarships at MAM, donate online or contact Emily Nso, Assistant Director, Major Gifts, at [email protected] or 973-259-5158.