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.
Application The application period for the 2018-2019 school year has ended.

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

Decision by

Decision letters were mailed by May 24, 2019.

Contact Sue Hollister -- 860-649-4203
2018-2019 Winner

The 2019 MAA Scholarship has been awarded
to Caroline Gomez who is a senior at RHAM
High School.  Next year she will be attending
Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, 
where she will be majoring in fashion design. 

This year she won a Gold Key in the Scholastic
Art Awards show and was the president of the
RHAM chapter of the National Arts Honor Society. 

One of her teachers said of her that she “is a
caring, hardworking student who has a maturity
beyond her years.”

Below, Scholarship chair, Sue Hollister introduces
Caroline Gomez. Caroline and MAA President
Carolyn Emerson hold examples of Caroline's work.