1. This scholarship is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled during the time period of the contest in an academic program designed to conclude with the awarding of a diploma or a degree.


2. This scholarship is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, as well as American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. International students who have a student visa to attend school in the United States are considered legal residents and eligible.


3. This is open to international students around the world, along with verification of enrollment and degree pursuit. 


4. Applicants must be 14 years of age or older at the time of entry, unless prohibited by law.


5. Awarded Scholarships must be used towards tuition, fees or supplies


6. Void where prohibited by law. The Steadman Foundation is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.


7. One application allowed per person. If it is determined that a person has entered with more than one identity, all of that person’s entries will be disqualified.


8. No prize will be awarded to applicants who do not meet the eligibility requirements. All information on the application must be accurate and complete.



Applicants must also submit a portfolio, an artist’s statement, letter of recommendation (optional but encouraged) and transcript(s) by August 1st, 2019 to info@steadmanfoundation.org. Be sure to send all materials together in one folder with your name on each file. Scholarship winners only will be notified by September 1st, 2019.


If an applicant is successful to be interviewed. They will be asked a variety of questions that will determine their character and goals. The Steadman Foundation aims to contribute to those who have a vision for the future and applicants must exhibit a global diversity within themselves. 

1. Where do you see yourself 5 years from now? 10 years?

2. What was your proudest moment in your life? How did this impact your artwork?

3. What would you say has been the toughest/darkest time in your life? How did this impact your artwork?

4. Other than art, what other things are you interested in? How have these things shaped your life?

5. How did you describe your self in one word or phrase? Why? 

6. What is your back up plan if art does not work out? Why? 

7. Who or what has been the greatest the greatest influence on your life? Why?

8. What about going to college/university excites you the most? Why?

9. What characteristic is most important to someone who wants to be successful? Why?

10. What characteristic do you find the most annoying in people? Why?