If reports from previous awards, as detailed in the scholarship policies, have not been received, no further funds will be awarded.
Please mark the scholarships for which you are currently applying. You may apply for multiple scholarships with the same application. If applying for multiple scholarships on one application, be sure to address and justify each request throughout your application. To learn about each scholarship, please review our scholarship policies and information.
Include three completed Mansfield Commission for the Arts Scholarship Recommendation Forms with your application. One recommendation must be from an appropriate arts educator. All recommendations should come from teachers or people that know the scholarship applicant in a professional capacity - not family members, unless that family member also happens to be the applicant's teacher. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered for scholarship awards.
Optional: If you have other materials or information you would like us to consider (a sample of your work, information regarding any special circumstances, etc), please attach them to this application or provide information about where these materials can be viewed (a web address or link for example).
There will be two award periods each year. The first award period will be for scholarships Jan 1-May 31 with applications due November 15 (or if that date falls on a weekend or holiday, the next regular business day). The second award period will be for scholarships June 1-December 31 with applications due May 15 (or if that date falls on a weekend or holiday, the next regular business day). Specific dates for application submittal, award announcements, and reporting due dates are:
November 15 – Application due for winter/spring semester award period January 1-May 31 Updates on current awards will be required for anyone reapplying.
Early January – Award announcements for winter/spring award cycle. Funds available immediately.
January 31 – Full reports due for fall semester award cycle
May 15 - Application due for summer/fall award period June 1-December 31. Updates on current awards will be required for anyone reapplying.
Early June – Award announcements for summer award cycle. Funds available immediately.
June 30 – Full reports due for winter/spring award cycle
If applicant is under 18: