Visual Arts Scholarships

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F. O. C. C. A. 2020 Visual Arts Scholarships

A “Cypress Celebrates the Arts” Program Coordinated by the Friends of Cypress Cultural Arts

Scholarships available for Two and Three Dimensional Art in All Media

Awards range from $100 to $500  


  1. Cypress resident or attending school in Cypress (9-12 grade) and maintaining at least a 2.0 GPA.
  2. Cypress resident, not older than 20 years of age, attending Cypress College and maintaining at least a 2.0 GPA.May be asked to show proof of Cypress residency.
  3. Only one award per applicant will be given.
  4. You must complete the Visual Arts Scholarship application.
  5. At least three examples of your artwork showing a variety of medium will be accepted for viewing.
  6. Scholarships must be used for artistic development.
  7. All scholarship winners can reapply after two (2) years.


  • Art Review DateSaturday, April 4, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Cypress Senior Center, 9031 Grindlay Street.Please reserve this date now.You will be notified with a specific audition time (via email from to meet with judges and discuss your artwork. You must present your three (3) examples of artwork at this time.
  • Judges will evaluate composition, technique, use of values and color.
  • All flat art must be matted and labeled with artist’s name, phone number, medium, and grade level.
  • Scholarships will be presented at a reception held on Tuesday April 21, 7:00 p.m., at the Cypress Senior Center. All recipients are expected to attend. 

Application Deadline: Friday, March 20, 5:00 p.m. (NO EXCEPTIONS)

Please read the Application Information carefully.

Address, City, Zip Code
Grade Level
School you currently attend

Art Review will be held on Saturday, April 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bring at least three examples of artwork; you will be notified with a specific audition time (via email from to meet with judges and discuss your artwork.  Winning artwork can be picked up after the reception on Tuesday, April 21, 7:00 p.m. at the Cypress Senior Center.  All recipients are expected to attend.

Please answer each question to the best of your ability.


My training and experience in the arts consists of the following: 


My plans to develop my abilities further are:


How do you plan to use this scholarship award?


Application Deadline:  Friday, March 20, 5:00 p.m.

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