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 2018 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 2019.
Application Applications for the 2018-2019 school year are now available.

Description Letter


Completed applications must be post marked no later than April 5, 2019.

Decision by

Decision letters will be mailed by May 24, 2019.

Contact Sue Hollister -- 860-649-4203
2017-2018 Winner

Graduating high school senior Julia Mino
is president of the RHAM chapter of the
National Arts Honor Society. The
Connecticut Association of Schools
awarded her the Outstanding Arts Award
for RHAM High School. She took
3rd place in the 2nd District Congressional
Art Show. For the next year, her work will
be displayed in their office in Norwich.

In the fall, Julia will be studying art at the
College of Charleston in South Carolina
with a major in studio art.

Right, Scholarship chair, Sue Hollister,
and Julia with examples of Julia's artwork.
Sue Hollister holds up Julia's graphite and
watercolor piece. Julia's Koi Fish is gouache
and acrylic. To see a larger image, click here.