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Visual Arts Scholarship

Visual Arts Scholarship

La Quinta Arts Foundation

Scholarship funding for students pursuing visual arts in college.

Services Offered

Arts Education • Scholarship


La Quinta Arts Foundation’s Visual Arts Scholarship Program assists college bound visual art students realize their educational goals by awarding applicants annually.


78150 Calle Tampico, Suite 215, La Quinta, CA 92253 33.678637 -116.299935

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Qualified applicants must be the following:
    • A graduate or soon-to-be-graduate from a local Coachella Valley high school.
    • A resident of the Coachella Valley for at least five (5) years.
    • A returning under-graduate applicant.
    • Qualified applicant must have applied, or be enrolled in college full-time.
    • Applicants must NOT already have a college degree.
    • Applicants are required to take art courses in conjunction with general education requirements toward a declared major in the field of Visual Arts.
  • Applicants may receive our scholarship for up to five years. Annual re-application is required.


  • This service is free


  • Teens accepted

How to Apply

Application opens in February of each year and closes at the end of March. Awards are made in May.

Application materials include:

  • Online application (2017/2018 app season closed)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Examples of applicant's art work (3-5)
  • Transcript(s) and verification of full time enrollment

Materials can be mailed, faxed, or delivered to:
La Quinta Arts Foundation
78150 Calle Tampico
Suite 215
La Quinta, CA 92253
760-564-6884 fax

Contact Administrative Manager, Kathy Taylor Bauer, with questions at 760-564-1244, ext. 109.