Each Spring, Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center awards
Art Scholarships to Graduating
seniors in the Williamsburg, James City County and
Bruton District of York County School Districts,
including home-schooled students residing in these
The scholarships are awarded to the high school
seniors who best demonstrate an ability in art and
are planning to continue their education at the college
level in the Fall with art as a major interest.
Print and mail a completed copy of the 2021 Application to the address on the form. The form is available online at: https://visitwcac.net/scholarship_application.cfm
or download the application as a PDF or a Word document.
Note: the 2021 Application Deadline has been extended to Friday, June 11. Awards will be mailed on June 15th.
Completed Applications, Portfolios and 2 Letters of Recommendation must be submitted by June 11th. Portfolios should be saved on a flash-drive or CD with 8-15 digital images of original work. See the Application form for details and mailing address.
Note: The Gallery will be closed through mid-July. Therefore, the Scholarship Applications and Portfolios should be mailed to the Scholarship Chairperson, Karen Schwartz. The mailing address is on the application form.
Congratulations to our 2020 Art Scholarship Recipients!
Pictured below are Abigail Hansen, Lafayette High School, Stuart Beach, Lafayette High School, and Jennifer Tisdale, Jamestown High School. Not pictured is Kylie Delaney, Providence Classical School.
The 2020 Art Scholarships were sponsored by ROCKET Magazine, William & Mary's premier fashion, art, and photography publication. "We provide an outlet for artistic students to collaborate, create, and express ideas through multiple media forms. Our magazine synthesizes narrative photography, fashion styling, critical journalism, and artistic graphic design. We engage with our local community through events and collaborations and with the wider creative industry through interviews and brand partnerships."
2020 Art Scholarship Awards
2019 Art Scholarship Awards
2018 Art Scholarship Awards
2017 Art Scholarship Awards
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2014 Art Scholarship Awards
2013 Art Scholarship Awards
2012 Art Scholarship Awards
2011 Art Scholarship Awards
2010 Art Scholarship Awards
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2006 Art Scholarship Awards
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