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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 a scholarship of $2,000 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.


The graduating high school senior must be a resident of Connecticut, be a graduating senior and attend school in Manchester, South Windsor, East Hartford, Vernon/Rockville, Glastonbury, 

Bolton, Coventry, Tolland or Hebron.  The student must be accepted at a 4 year accredited college for the fall.


Applications for the 2023-2024 school year are now available.

Description Letter

Completed applications are to be post marked no later than April 15, 2023. 

Decision letters  mailed by May 6, 2023. 

Contact Bonnie Lindland at 860-649-8111

The 2022 MAA High School Scholarship Winner

The 2022 MAA Scholarship has been awarded to Amy Ernest. Amy will graduate from South Windsor High School this June.  She will be attending UConn with a Major in Fine Arts, concentrating in Illustration and art education. 


Her teacher said, "Not only has Amy excelled, as demonstrated with her grades, but also has shown maturity to be a leader among her peers.  Amy is hard working and dedicated to her craft.  She completed every assignment and goes above and beyond in doing so.  Amy brings a high level of motivation, creativity and energy to her artwork."


Amy has been a Girl Scout since first grade, a member of the National Honor Society and won the Platinum Award for the UCONN Connecticut Student Writers Magazine. 

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