The Central Minnesota Arts Board awards Student Arts Scholarships to individuals seeking their first undergraduate degree in an arts-related field.  Applicants must be residents of Region 7W but may attend college or university anywhere. Scholarship funds can be used for education costs that can be charged directly to the institution such as tuition, room and board, books, lessons, etc.

Awards are in the amount of $1,500. Individuals are eligible to receive up to four Student Arts Scholarships in a lifetime.

Who Can Apply

  • Individuals planning to attend an accredited institution full-time and major in an arts-related field
  • Residents of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, or Wright County at the time of application
  • US Citizens or individuals with permanent resident alien status

The Guidelines include the questions and
instructions for completing an application.


Download the Guidelines.doc in Microsoft Word to use as a draft!

Application DEADLINE:
Thurs., February 24, 2022

Panel Review:
March 24 OR 25, 2022

BOARD Review Date:
Thurs., April 14, 2022


NEW? Watch the Applicant Tutorial for instructions on
creating an account and using the online grant system.

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