Am I eligible to receive funding?
All veterans, service members (active, reserve, National Guard), immediate family members of service members or veterans, and caregivers are eligible to apply for scholarship support. However, preference will be given to individuals who have participated in ASAP’s classes, workshops, and/or performances.
What types of arts opportunities will the scholarship cover?
Scholarship funds will only be provided in support of art education opportunities. This includes classes, workshops, seminars, intensives, retreats, and individual lessons. For the purposes of the scholarship fund, we broadly define the arts as the performing arts, visual arts, literary arts, musical arts, and comedic arts.
What types of costs will the scholarship cover?
Scholarship funding can only be used for the direct costs associated with an art education opportunity. We will consider tuition assistance, travel costs, and art supply expenses, though preference will be given to individuals in need of tuition assistance.
How often can I receive a scholarship?
Individuals are only able to receive scholarship funding once per year. Once a recipient receives funding, they are not eligible to apply again until the next calendar year.
How much financial support can I receive per year?
We will consider requests for partial and full funding support. However, the maximum amount of scholarship funds for which an individual can apply and receive is $500 per year.
Will I have to report back on my use of the scholarship funds?
Yes. If you receive scholarship funding, you will be required to submit a scholarship report detailing your experience, and receipts for all scholarship-related expenses within four weeks of completing your desired program.
Receipt of scholarship funding may be considered taxable income. Please consult your tax advisor before applying.