Each year the association grants scholarships to two or more college-bound high school seniors from Newton. $3,000 in prize money is divided among the winners.
You can apply if you meet these criteria:
- You live or go to high school in Newton.
- Your work is 2-D or 3-D, such as printmaking, drawing, photography, painting, digital art, mixed media, metal work, ceramics, or glass.
The NAA scholarship team reaches out to high school teachers in Newton in January and provides applications (also available online) and posters that depict recent winners. Student may apply independently as well. Applications are due in April and awards are announced at an NAA event in May. All applicants receive a free NAA membership for one year.
Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2017 NAA scholarship. Applications for 2018 will open in February 2018.
Deadline: April 8, midnight.
Online form requires an artist’s statement and submission of eight images.
The NAA made five awards in 2016, including these first place winners:
- Hadas Rosen received the Myra Abelson First Place Award
A senior at Newton South High School, Rosen plans to attend the Maryland Institute College of Art.
- Annalisa Flynn won the Newton Art Association First Place Award
Flynn, who is a senior at Newton South High School, plans to study fine art and sustainable agriculture at the University of Massachusetts.