Scholarships and grants for Art Therapy students through AATA

Are you interested in seeking scholarships or a grant for your art therapy project or program?  The American Art Therapy Association has both available.  The application deadline is April 1, 2013.  Below is a synopsis of the available scholarships and grants.  Here is the link to AATA to download the application instructions.

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Following is a list of all available scholarships:

American Art Therapy Association Anniversary Scholarship Fund (One  award) – Available to a student member with a current GPA of at least 3.25 who can demonstrate financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association approved graduate art therapy program. Students receiving this award are strongly encouraged to attend the conference.    Scholarship Award $900. 

Myra Levick Scholarship Fund – (One award) – Available to a student member with a current GPA of at least 3.00 who can demonstrate financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association approved art therapy program. Students applying for this award are strongly encouraged to attend the conference.  Scholarship Award $900.

Rawley Silver Award for Excellence – (One Award) Available to a student member whose academic record or prior experience is deemed excellent (3.50) who can demonstrate financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association approved art therapy program. Students applying for this award are strongly encouraged to attend the conference.     Scholarship Award $900.

Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund –(One Award)  Specifically designed for the purchase of books, this fund is available to members of an ethnic minority group who can demonstrate financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association approved art therapy program. Students applying for this award are strongly encouraged to attend the conference.  Scholarship Award $900. 

The following Scholarship Awards require the recipients to be present at the Annual Conference to receive the awards:

Student Scholarship to the American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference –   (Up to three awards)   Specifically designed to provide financial support to student members so they can attend the Annual Conference. This fund is available to student members who can demonstrate financial need, acceptance and or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association approved art therapy program and prior involvement in art as healing events. Students awarded this scholarship are required to attend the conference.   Scholarship Award per attendee $900.

Prasad Family Foundation-International Student Scholarship – (One  Award) Specifically designed to provide financial support for international student members enrolled in an American Art Therapy Association approved graduate program to attend the Annual Conference. Students awarded this scholarship are required to attend the conference. Applications must include a copy of the cover page of their passport noting the country of origin.    Scholarship Award $900.

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