Youth Education Summer of Art

Scholarships

The Summer of Art 2020 Scholarship application is not yet available.
  • Scholarship applications are due Friday March 13, 2020.
  • Scholarship awards are based on Family Financial Information, Portfolio, and GPA.
  • Scholarship students must attend the full 5-day program for college credit.

Summer of Art scholarships are available to students who, for financial reasons, would not otherwise be able to attend. Awards are based on family financial information, portfolio, and grade point average. Due to limited funding, scholarships are only available for U.S. citizens. Unless otherwise stated, awards can be used toward tuition only and cannot be applied toward supplies or other expenses.

A limited number of merit-based scholarships may also be available.

A complete scholarship application must include all required items (see below), and be received by Friday, March 13. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be notified of the results as soon as award decisions have been made.

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Summer of Art scholarships are available to students who, for financial reasons, would not otherwise be able to attend. Awards are based on family financial information, portfolio, and grade point average. Due to limited funding, scholarships are only available for U.S. citizens. Unless otherwise stated, awards can be used toward tuition only and cannot be applied toward supplies or other expenses.

A limited number of merit-based scholarships may also be available.

A complete scholarship application must include all required items (see below), and be received by Friday, March 13. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be notified of the results as soon as award decisions have been made.

Required Documents and Materials

Must be sealed by the forwarding school. Emailed transcripts are only accepted if emailed directly from the forwarding school. Unofficial transcripts can be sent initially for reference only, but official transcripts are required.

  • Registration Form (only required if you plan to attend the program regardless of whether a scholarship is granted)
  • Scholarship Application
  • Official Transcripts (high school and/or college)

These can be submitted in the following ways:

Email: soa@otis.edu

Mail/deliver to:

Otis College of Art and Design
Summer of Art – Scholarships
9045 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Note: Unofficial transcripts can be submitted (and uploaded) initially for reference only, but official transcripts are required.


10 Piece Portfolio

Portfolio Requirements: Submit ten pieces of artwork, including:

  • 5 Observational Drawings

    Still life, landscape, figure drawing, or self-portraits that have been created by looking at the actual objects, not using a photograph as a reference or traced.

  • 5 Pieces of Applicant’s Choice

    Any medium including but not limited to: drawings, illustration, painting, photography, 2D design, sculpture, 3D design, and time-based projects.


How to Submit:

Step One:

Registration Form

You must submit a completed Registration Form with your Social Security Number (for college credit) prior to applying for a Scholarship.
If your attendance is contingent upon receiving a scholarship, please skip this step and proceed to step two.
If you plan to attend regardless of whether a scholarship is granted, please complete and submit the Registration Form .
A $200 deposit is required to reserve your space.

Step Two:

Scholarship Application and Portfolio Complete the Scholarship Application, including the portfolio, and submit.

Step Three:

Official Transcripts from high school and/or college Follow instructions in Required Documents section above.

Important:

Scholarship recipients must take their courses for college credit. Incomplete applications will not be processed. All complete submissions must be received by Friday, March 13, 2020.

 

 


 

 

Summer of Art Scholarship FAQ

If your attendance is contingent upon receiving a scholarship award, you are not required to submit the $200 deposit. You are only required to complete the scholarship application at this time.

If you plan to attend the program regardless of whether a scholarship is granted, please complete a registration form and submit the $200 non-refundable deposit to ensure your place in the program. Full-tuition scholarship recipients will be refunded the $200 deposit.
  • Registration Form (only required if you plan to attend the program regardless of whether a scholarship is granted)
  • Scholarship Application
  • Official Transcripts (high school and/or college) Must be sealed by the forwarding school. Emailed transcripts are only accepted if emailed directly from the forwarding school. Unofficial transcripts can be sent initially for reference only, but official transcripts are required. These can be submitted in the following ways:
    • Email: soa@otis.edu
    • Mail/deliver to:
      Otis College of Art and Design
      Summer of Art – Scholarships
      9045 Lincoln Blvd
      Los Angeles, CA 90045
    Note: Unofficial transcripts can be submitted (and uploaded) initially for reference only, but official transcripts are required.

  • Copy of your family’s 2019 1040 Tax Form Send 1040 form only. If you haven’t filed this year’s taxes, provide last year's with supplemental documentation that verifies extension filed and current income. Applicants with government assistance must provide documentation.

    These can be submitted in the following ways:
    • Upload via the online Scholarship Application
    • Mail/deliver to:
      Otis College of Art and Design
      Summer of Art – Scholarships
      9045 Lincoln Blvd
      Los Angeles, CA 90045
    • Fax to: 310.665.6854

  • 10 Piece Portfolio Portfolio Requirements: Submit ten pieces of artwork, including:

    • 5 Observational Drawings Still life, landscape, figure drawing, or self-portraits that have been created by looking at the actual objects, not using a photograph as a reference or traced
    • 5 Pieces of Applicant’s Choice Any medium including but not limited to: drawings, illustration, painting, photography, 2D design, sculpture, 3D design, and time-based projects
Step One:
  • Registration Form You must submit a completed Registration Form with your Social Security Number (for college credit) prior to applying for a Scholarship.
    • If your attendance is contingent upon receiving a scholarship, please skip this step and proceed to step two.
    • If you plan to attend regardless of whether a scholarship is granted, please complete and submit the Registration Form. A $200 deposit is required to reserve your space.
Step Two:
  • Scholarship Application and Portfolio Complete the Scholarship Application, including the portfolio, and submit.
Step Three:
  • Official Transcripts from high school and/or college Follow instructions in Required Documents section above.
  • Tax Information If you haven’t submitted online, follow instructions in Required Documents section above.

Important Information

  • Scholarship recipients must take their courses for college credit.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • All complete submissions must be received by Friday, March 13, 2020.
You are unable to register over the phone. Only online at
https://otiscollege.formstack.com/forms/soa_registration_form_2020