National Convention

NAEA Art Educator Scholarship Fund

The NAEA Art Educator Scholarship Fund supports art educators seeking further professional learning opportunities through the many programs and events offered by NAEA.

NAEA offers three scholarship opportunities. These scholarships support innovators in visual arts, design, and media arts education, providing access to professional learning, leadership experience, and connectivity to the field.

The deadline to submit for all scholarships is Friday, January 14, 2022 at 11:59pm ET.

NAEA offers three scholarship opportunities:

  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) Scholarships
    The NAEA ED&I Commission offers a scholarship opportunity is designed to increase equity, diversity, and inclusion in the field of visual arts, design, and media arts education and remove barriers to access for underserved and underrepresented individuals. The scholarship includes complimentary registration to the 2022 NAEA National Convention (a value of up to $195) and one year of membership to NAEA (not to be combined with state association membership). This scholarship is open to all visual arts and design educators. Up to 20 individuals will be selected, with a priority focus on first-time NAEA National Convention participants and Preservice educators.

  • First-Time Attendee Scholarships
    This scholarship is designed to support visual art educators that are first-time attendees of an NAEA National Convention. Four First-Time Attendee Scholarships are awarded. This scholarship will cover complimentary registration to the 2022 NAEA National Convention (a value of up to $195), three (3) nights of hotel accommodations in an NAEA designated hotel;* and a travel stipend of up to $300 for transportation, meals, and incidentals.* This scholarship is open to all NAEA Members.

  • Art Educator Scholarships
    This scholarship is designed to support visual art educators in their path of continued professional learning. Complimentary registration to the 2022 NAEA National Convention (a value of up to $195). Ten scholarships will be awarded. This scholarship is open to all NAEA Members.

*Will only be awarded if you attend the in-person Convention in New York