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MAA awards over $2000 in scholarships yearly. This is supported through our fundraising activities. 

High School Scholarship 
Every year, MAA awards substantial scholarships to graduating high school students. The scholarship is intended to help students further their education in the visual arts, including but not limited to, photography, sculpture, painting, drawing, art education, set design or film making.


The scholarship committee announces the monetary amount in January when the submission process begins. The scholarship committee chooses the winning applicants. 


An applicant must be a resident of Connecticut, be a graduating high school senior and attend school East of the Connecticut River. The student must be accepted at a 4 year accredited college for the fall.


Applications for the 2024-25 school year has closed.


Completed applications were to be post marked no later than Monday, April 15, 2024.

Decision letters were mailed by Monday, May 6, 2024.

Contact Bonnie Lindland

at 860-649-8111

The 2024 MAA High School Scholarship Winners

MAA awarded scholarships to Lucca Cotthaus and Maya Hathorn.  

A $3,000 Scholarship was awarded to Lucca Cotthaus. Lucca is a student at Glastonbury High School. She will be attending  - Parsons School of Design, N.Y. for Fine Arts BA/BFA.

A $1,000 Scholarship was awarded to Maya Hathorn. Maya is a student at South Windsor High School. She will be attending Ithaca College, N.Y. for Arts Education. 

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