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Applications for Gustave Blache III Art Scholarships Opening November 27

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, The Helis Foundation John Scott Center, and the artist Gustave Blache III have partnered to offer the Gustave Blache III Art Scholarships for Aspiring Artists to support undergraduate and graduate students attending the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City.

Applications for scholarships supporting the 2024-5 school year will open November 27, 2023, and close December 18, 2023.

Interested but want some help? Center staff will be holding a series of information sessions to help interested applicants, the second of which will take place Wednesday, November 29, at 5 p.m. CSTRegister now

Applications are open to all aspiring visual artists from Louisiana interested in pursuing either Bachelor or Master of Fine Arts degrees in illustration, both worth $25,000 annually for the length of the respective program, at SVA in New York.

Aspiring artists from Louisiana who are either high school seniors or seeking to begin work on their MFA are eligible to apply. For more information, click here or contact [email protected].

* Final awarding of scholarships is dependent upon the applicant’s successful application and acceptance into SVA’s illustration program. Scholarship may not be used at any other school.