Thanks to the generosity of our Corporate and individual sponsors, The Carmel Arts Council is pleased to offer two scholarships in 2023.

The first place winner will receive a $3,000 Visual Arts scholarship, and the second place winner will receive a $2,000 Visual Arts scholarship.

Scholarship Requirements:
1. Applicant MUST be a graduating Senior. Applicant must reside with a parent or legal guardian living in Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.
2. Applicant must submit a portfolio containing no fewer than 10 and no more than 15 pieces of the applicant’s
original work. The work should be varied in media and subject. For three-dimensional art a CD will
be accepted.
3. The winning applicants must provide 1 photograph for publicity purposes.
4. The scholarship award winner must provide written proof of acceptance to a 4-year degree program at a college or university by April 18, 2023 in order to receive his/her scholarship award. Once this information is received, a check will be mailed to the recipient shortly thereafter.

Download or Print Application ~ CLICK HERE –> VISUAL_ARTS_SCHOLARSHIP_2023

Application Due:  April 17, 2023

Please send to: Joyce Burrell, 14030 Powder Drive, Carmel, Indiana 46033 or e-mail to  General questions are welcome prior to submission deadline to Mrs. Burrell at the above e-mail or at   317- 844-5682.  Your art portfolio must be ready for evaluation by April 21, 2023

Required Attachments:   Due date – April 17, 2023

+ Completed application with all signatures (including parent and student).

+ Official copy of high school transcript (must be mailed separately if application is emailed.)

+ Brief personal statement telling us about yourself, your approach to art, future goals, how you will be using this scholarship and a list of extra curricular activities or community involvement.