Apply To YoungArts

Are you a visual, literary, design or performing artist between the ages of 15-18?

Our application will open in Spring 2017. Sign up to this email list and you will receive updates about the application including helpful tips on what makes a great submission. You will still have to apply online, but you will be the first to know when it opens! 

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Why Apply

  • Win cash awards of up to $10,000, an alternative to scholarships to spend as you wish

  • Take master classes with accomplished artists in your field

  • Become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts

  • Receive a lifetime of mentoring and professional support with a rich network of peers

  • ​Connect to educational and artistic development opportunities

WORDS FROM YOUNGARTS WINNERS

"YoungArts was really the organization that helped me understand that I could have the courage to be an artist. And through YoungArts Week I actually got a full scholarship to go to Harvard University which really started off my artistic career." 

Dave Eggar
1987 Winner in Classical Music
& U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts

"Because of YoungArts, I was awarded a full scholarship to Manhattan School of Music for jazz trumpet performance, I was asked to participate in a master class with one of my biggest heros jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, and I felt endeless supported in all musical endeavours." 

Benny Benack III
2009 Winner in Jazz