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Graduate Scholarships

Graduate ScholarshipS

Students admitted to MassArt Graduate Programs are automatically reviewed for all available scholarship opportunities as part of the admission process.

Please contact Graduate Admissions if you have any questions or concerns.

The Patricia A. Doran Scholarship

The Patricia A. Doran Scholarship was established by Douglas Govan in memory of his wife, Patricia Doran, former Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education at MassArt. The scholarship is approximately $1,000 per year for a student in the MFA program.

The Pace Scholarship

The Pace Scholarship was established by Arne Glimcher '60, one of MassArt's most successful alumni. Mr. Glimcher founded the Pace Gallery in New York City. The scholarship is approximately $5,000 per year for a student in the MFA program.

THE Creamer Foundation Scholarship

The Creamer Foundation Scholarships was established in memory of George Creamer, former Dean of Graduate Programs, professor and Dean Emeritus. This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduate student who demonstrates financial need and is seeking an MFA degree. The scholarship is approximately $900 per year for a student in the MFA program.

THE Slosburg-Ackerman Scholarship

The Slosburg-Ackerman Scholarship was established to honor Jill Slosburg-Ackerman, former professor, and MFA 3D Program Director. This award is given in alternating years to a member of the 3D graduate and 3D undergraduate programs, based on merit, financial need, and with a priority given to a member of an underrepresented group. The scholarship is approximately $1,450 per year for a student in the MFA program.

Vision Foundation Scholarship

The Vision Scholarship will support students who are financially and academically deserving and who demonstrate the potential to make a significant contribution to society through art and design. Preference will be given to students from underrepresented groups who contribute to MassArt's commitment to the inclusion of diverse perspectives and voices. The scholarship is approximately $800 per year for a student in a Master's program.

MassArt Scholarship for Graduate Study in Photography

Massachusetts College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the MassArt Scholarship for Graduate Study in Photography, established with a seed gift of $500,000 from an anonymous donor. This new fund will expand access to the prestigious MFA in Photography program by offering scholarships to all accepted MFA Photography students starting in the fall of 2023.


The Casey Blake Ausman endowment was established to honor the memory of Casey Blake Ausman, M'16. This scholarship will provide support for a MassArt graduate student focusing their practice in Sculpture.  This is a fitting tribute that perpetuates the memory of Casey by providing much-needed scholarship support for a deserving student.

Community Jameel x MassArt Documentary Film Fellowship

Details coming soon!