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Scholarship Name:

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities/School of VISUAL ARTS (LEH/SVA) Gustave Blache III Art Scholarship for Aspiring African American Artists

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by LEH/SVA to African-American Louisiana students.

Award Amount:

 Up to $100,000.00

Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:


Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Must be a Louisiana resident; 2) Must apply and get accepted into SVA; 3) Portfolio, with a min. of ten (10) pieces and a max. of fifteen (15) pieces, required; 4) Scholarship award payable in the following installments: $25,000.00 per academic year for up to four (4) academic years. Recipients of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration Scholarship Award receive $25,000.00 annually for four (4) years. Recipients of the Master of Fine Arts in Illustration Scholarship Award receive $25,000.00 annually for two (2) years.


o The awarding of Gustave Blache III Art Scholarship is dependent upon the successful application and acceptance into SVA. This scholarship may not be used at any other school.

o Recipients notified NLT January 2020.





Louisiana LA, New York NY

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application, Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

May be a high school junior, graduating high school senior or college senior

Category (Select all that apply):

Residency, Race, Ethnicity, Merit-based, Major/Field of Study, Art-related

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities at Turners’ Hall
938 Lafayette Street
Suite 300
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113
Telephone: (504) 523-4352

Deadline:  December 31 (receipt date) (extended deadline)

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