Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 19, 2023

The Sonoran Arts League Visual Arts Scholarship was created to encourage the artistic development of outstanding high school seniors who have excelled in the visual arts field and who have enrolled in higher education and plan to continue their artistic studies. Up to $4,000 will be awarded in 2023
Key Dates:
  • Application deadline: April 19
  • Drop off physical materials: April 17 to 19 
    1. Sonoran Arts League/Center for the Arts
      7100 E. Cave Creek Road, Suite 144 
      Cave Creek, AZ 85331

  • Jurying: April 20
  • Pick up materials: April 28
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior with a G.P.A. of 2.5 or better.
  • Applicant must be planning to enroll in a university, college, community college or school of design either full time or part time.
  • Applicant must register for one visual arts class their freshman year.
  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the state of Arizona.
Application and Materials for Submission:

See the Application Form for complete details:

  • Completed application form.
  • Official high school transcript including the cumulative G.P.A.
  • A one-page typed essay, double spaced, on the applicants’ school and community-based art experiences, goals and accomplishments.
  • A portfolio of original artwork (digital or physical) including no fewer than six (6) and no more than ten (10) examples of the applicant’s work.
  • Documentation of the artistic process used when creating the work such as a sketch book. Digital files and/or photographs of the work process that supports the individual exploration and development of ideas is also acceptable in place of a sketch book.