MAA provides
scholarships each year:

Scholarships are awarded annually to Manchester Community College (MCC) art students though
the MCC Foundation. The students are either continuing their education at MCC or going on to
a four-year school to pursue their studies in art. The faculty at MCC sellects the recipients.
Three $1,000 scholarships were awarded in 2017 through the MCC Foundation
to art students continuing their studies at MCC.

One scholarship is awarded by MAA as described below.


The Manchester Art Association annually awards a scholarship of $1,500 to a graduating high school student. The scholarship committee chooses the winning applicant.

The scholarship is intended to help a student further his/her education in the visual arts, including but not limited to photography, sculpture, painting, drawing, art education, set design or film making.

Eligibility The graduating high school senior must be a resident of Connecticut, be a graduating senior and attend school in Manchester, South Windsor, East Hartford, Glastonbury, Bolton, Coventry or Hebron.

The student must be accepted at a 4 year accredited college for the fall of 2018.
Application Applications for the 2017-2018 school year are now available.

Description Letter


Completed applications must be post marked no later than April 7, 2018.

Decision by

Decision letters will be mailed by May 26, 2018.

Contact Sue Hollister -- 860-649-4203
2016-2017 Winner

Graduating high school senior Ariel Miner will be studying art at Lyme Academy of Fine Art with a major in illustration. Below, Schollarship chair, Sue Hollister presents Ariel with her award.

To read more about Ariel and see photos of her work, click here.