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.
- 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
La Quinta, CA 92253
Contact Administrative Manager, Kathy Taylor Bauer, with questions at 760-564-1244, ext. 109.