National Art Honor Societies

NAHS Scholarships

National Art Honor Societies

For complete details or to apply for a specific scholarship, please click the link noted with the description below.

The deGraffenried Design Scholarship for the National Art Honor Society

The deGraffenried Foundation (The dF) has partnered with the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) on a scholarship program offering a one-time $7,500 award. This scholarship will be awarded to graduating high school students who are members of the National Art Honor Society, looking to pursue a degree in the design industry. The 2025 application will open in Winter 2025.

See details here.

Follow The dF on Instagram @thedf and visit the website to learn more about the organization.

Charles M. Robertson Memorial Scholarship

This four-year partial scholarship to the Pratt School of Art & Design in Brooklyn, New York, recognizes brilliance in student art achievement and artistic involvement at the high school level.

Download the 2024 NAEA Award Program booklet for complete details.

Deadline to apply: December 15, 2024

Columbus College of Art and Design

CCAD offers scholarships to National Art Honor Society certificate holders who submit copies of their certificates to the college. Click here for more information and deadlines.

  • Certificate holders are eligible for $4,000 tuition scholarships ($1,000 per year for four years).
  • National Art Honor Society-related scholarships are coordinated with other financial aid awards.

Contact: Admissions Office, Columbus College of Art & Design, 60 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215 or 877-997-2223, 614-222-3261 or

Maryland Institute College of Art

Fifty $4,000 to $8,000 merit-based scholarships allocated over four years are awarded each year to high school seniors who are members of the National Art Honor Society. You must be accepted for admission to MICA in order to receive a scholarship/award.

For further information, click here or contact the Scholarship Coordinator at: Maryland Institute College of Art, Office of Undergraduate Admission, 1300 Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217-4191; phone: 410-225-2222; website:

College for Creative Studies

The College for Creative Studies is pleased to announce the availability of twenty merit-based scholarships, each valued at $4,000. These scholarships are disbursed at a rate of $1,000 per year for a duration of four years. These scholarships are exclusively available to high school seniors who hold membership in the National Art Honor Society.

To secure this scholarship award, candidates are required to submit their National Art Honor Society certificate as part of the application process.

For additional details and application instructions, visit the College of Creative Studies website or contact:

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

National Art Honor Society Member Scholarship

(High School Juniors and Seniors)

The National Art Honor Society (NAHS) was established to recognize high school students for their dedication to the arts. Students with active NAHS membership are eligible to receive a $1,500 scholarship. Renewable for up to 4 years with 3.0 GPA at FIDM and consecutive attendance. Students must also maintain 12 units quarterly to qualify for scholarship renewal. Students may qualify for more than one scholarship but not to exceed the cost of tuition, books, and supplies.

National Art Honor Society Special Recognition Scholarship

(High School Juniors and Seniors)

Students who have their work shown in a NAHS juried exhibition may receive an additional one-time $1,500 scholarship. Non-Renewable.

Click here for more information about the scholarship application requirements and deadlines.

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