This year (2024) the Annapolis Arts Alliance is pleased to announce that it will again be awarding three scholarships of $2,000 each to graduating high school seniors (including home-schooled and students with a GED) who reside in Anne Arundel County who plan to pursue a degree in the arts.

Important Dates

  • Applications will be accepted until April 13, 2024. If submitting the application by mail, it must be postmarked by April 13, 2024.
  • Awardees notified by May 22, 2024, and scholarship awards will be disbursed to the awardees’ colleges/universities by July 20, 2024.

About the AAA

The Annapolis Arts Alliance is a Maryland-based 501(c)3 organization whose purpose is to provide a forum and support for all members of our arts community to network, collaborate, polish creative skills, and showcase the rich artistic life of the Greater Annapolis Area.


Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for a scholarship:

  • Be a graduating senior or possess a GED
  • Must be under the age of 20
  • Be a resident of Anne Arundel County
  • Attend a high school in the state of Maryland (inclusive of home schools)
  • Have applied to an accredited community college, college, or university
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (unweighted)
  • Have a letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor

Other Considerations

  • Documented involvement in school and extracurricular activities
  • Documented involvement in community service activities
  • Documented involvement in the arts


  • Children and grandchildren of members of the Board of the Annapolis Arts Alliance are not eligible to apply for the Scholarship.
  • Annapolis Arts Alliance Youth Artists are eligible to apply for The Annapolis Arts Alliance Scholarship for the Arts.

Please email questions to Terry Bydume: