Through the continuing support and generosity of numerous organizations and individuals, ACX is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to select students who show financial need and creative potential. ArtCenter Extension scholarships cover tuition for one ACX course, plus a supply stipend of $75.

Scholarships are intended for students who have a strong desire to pursue a career in art or design, as well as those preparing to apply to ArtCenter’s full-time degree program.

Download the scholarship application and guidelines. To have the materials mailed to you, email or call 626 396-2319.

Note: Students taking online classes must have access to a digital device (laptop, tablet, phone) with built-in camera and internet connection.

Summer 2024 Scholarship Deadline

April 4, before 8:30 pm

Applicants will be notified by e-mail approximately two weeks after the scholarship deadline.

Support ACX

ACX depends on the generosity of individuals and organizations to provide much-needed funding for scholarships awarded to deserving students.

Make a donation today.

Thank you for your support of arts education!

ACX Scholarship Donors

ACX gratefully acknowledges the following endowed funds that support student scholarships.

  • The Ahmanson Foundation 
  • Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation
  • Ford Motor Company Fund
  • Rowe and Gayle Giesen Trust
  • Anonymous 
  • Ooty Moorehead (BFA 07) and Robert Lemchen
  • Ramone C. Munoz (BFA 77, MFA 90) and Tom Jacobson
  • Pasadena Arts League
  • ACX Endowed Scholarship for Hispanic Students
  • ACX-Teens Endowed Scholarship for Hispanic Students
  • David and Judith Brown Endowed Scholarship for ACX-Teens
  • Mickey McGuire Endowed Scholarship
  • Ross Diamond Player and Madelyn Maberly Player Endowed Memorial Scholarship