Scholarships

The Wessel Gallery, named after the distinguished artists, hosts numerous exhibitions and events.

Need help making it through another year of Art College?

The Cincinnati Art Club, in keeping with its 130+ year tradition of advancing the knowledge and love of art through education, is offering annual scholarships for post-secondary Fine Arts students. Multiple awards are made each year to those attending a BA or BFA programs in visual art. Applicants must demonstrate exemplary artistic accomplishment in the production of original artwork in traditional visual arts media, including painting, drawing, and sculpture.

For more information, email Scholarships

Now Accepting Applications
for the 2022 – 2023 School Year!

Application Deadline: February 28, 2022

To Qualify Applicants Must–

• Be a full-time student majoring in Fine Arts, currently in their first, second or third year of study (i.e. The competition is not open to entering freshman, graduating seniors, or students enrolled in graduate degree programs).

• Reside within a 50-mile radius of Cincinnati or attend an accredited post-secondary institution located within a 50-mile radius of Cincinnati.

Applications are generally taken in January-February. Email Scholarships to get notification of acceptance period.

Application Process:

Send an email to Scholarships with the following information:

Your full name
Your full mailing address
Your email address
Your phone number
Name of school
Name of one academic reference
Your current GPA
Expected date of Graduation

Attach sample images of six works of art or provide link to a personal website with at least six works of art.

At least 3 of the 6 works must demonstrate a mastery of traditional art disciplines such as representational life drawing, painting, and/or sculpture.

The other 3 works can represent the student’s personal artistic direction and vision.