2012 Daphne Fellowship | Asa Zabarsky
2011 Daphne Fellowship | Joshua Press
2010 Daphne Fellowship | Donat King
2009 Waterway Fellowship | Krista Marie Schoening
2009 Jouffrault Scholarship | David Costello
2008 Waterway Fellowship | Miranda Gerard
2007 Waterway Fellowship | M. Tobias Hall
2006 Jouffrault Scholarship | Will St. John
ADMISSIONS | SCHOLARSHIPS and AID

“Tradition is the spreading of fire, and not the veneration of ashes.” – Gustav Mahler

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ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES – When to Apply

Students seeking scholarships and financial aid must apply earlier than others, by the following application deadlines:

Course Title Scholarship Application Deadline Award Notifications Returned
SUMMER INTENSIVE  November 15 January 6
AUTUMN INTENSIVE April 1 May 6

 

SCHOLARSHIPS and AID – General Overview

1) Scholarships are available for Intensive Courses in Argenton-Chateau ONLY.
Scholarships are NOT available for special programs, or any drawing programs in Paris.

2) All prospective SUMMER and AUTUMN Intensive students interested in financial aid
should apply before the scholarship deadlines listed on this page.

3) Please open the normal Intensive Course application online (Summer or Autumn)
from its course description page. Then review the additional information about Scholarships and Aid below.

4) You should note which scholarship(s) you wish to be considered for as part of
your answer to the final question of the application form.

5) Yes, a single applicant may apply for all three scholarships.

But the maximum individual award for the Summer Intensive is 50% of the tuition price, and
the maximum individual award for the Autumn Intensive is 30% of the tuition price. 

6) Surcharges for single housing or family living are NOT included in — and are not affected by — scholarship awards.

7) Scholarships and aid are awarded as a part of the priority admissions process. In the event of unclaimed awards, scholarship
funds may be re-assigned immediately to other priority applicants, or at a later date, during a final admissions process.
The current availability of scholarships and work-study financial aid is always noted on this page, as well as on our HOME page.

8) All scholarships and fellowships are awarded in exchange for a work-study commitment.

 

Financial Aid for SUMMER and AUTUMN Intensive Students

a) Daphne Fellowship (Summer Intensive only)

For applicants under 30 years old, to help make fine art their career. Must demonstrate economic need and artistic promise.
One award of up to 1250 euros, given annually. Includes a work-study commitment up to 5 hrs/ week.

Awarded based on application essay and portfolio review.

Applicants must include six (6) images total of recent drawings and/or paintings from life with their application.
All interested applicants should contact us for additional instructions.

 

b) Waterway Fellowship

Given solely for artistic merit to applicants under age 35.
Maximum individual award = 1000 euros. Includes a work-study commitment up to 5 hrs/ week.
Waterway scholars perform studio maintenance or studio monitorship duties.

Awarded based on portfolio review.
Applicants must include six (6) images total of recent drawings and/or paintings from life with their application.

 

c) Jouffrault Scholarship

Work-study scholarships granted for demonstrated economic need only, for applicants under 35.
Maximum individual award = 1000 euros. Includes a work-study commitment up to 10 hrs/ week.

Award based on application review.
Contact us for additional instructions about how to apply.

Work-study may include daily studio monitorship (in class); weekly cleaning and maintenance of the school studio or common areas of school buildings (after class); and/or landscaping, gardening, special projects (outside of class, schedule TBA weekly).

 

 Financial Aid and Travel Assistance from Outside Organizations

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

The mission of the Foundation is to promote and encourage the acquisition and development by students and artists of the necessary training, skills and competence in the traditional means of artistic expression. The Foundation provides financial assistance by way of grants, to students and artists in the early or developmental stage of their career who work in a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking, and demonstrate a commitment to making their art a lifetime career. See their website for details about how to apply.



The Donald and Kim Jurney Traveling Fellowship

This organization provides one grant per year to an emerging or mid-career artist, working in a traditional representational manner, for painting or study in Europe during the year following application. The award given to the winning Fellow is $5000. The painter need not be a landscape painter. The funds in the award are intended to defray costs of travel both to and within Europe, and to help to defray costs of lodging, meals, and art materials, etc.

Application may be made at any time, but must be received by December 15th of the year preceding the year of travel. See their website for details about how to apply.