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Attention MFA students and Advanced BFA Students: Skowhegan

MCAD offers two matching scholarships to Skowhegan, a prestigious summer art school in Maine that runs this year from June 9th to August 11th. The program is oriented toward advanced undergraduate and graduate students working in a range of fine arts disciplines, and admission is highly competitive. Applicants must be 21 years old to attend.

Accepted students are provided with studio space and the opportunity to meet with resident and visiting faculty. Skowhegan artist's work in every media, traditional and new with a focus on process and experimentation supported by visiting artists, lectures, studio visits and discussions. The program offers a respected and diverse residential and visiting faculty throughout the sessions.

For more information, visit the Skowheganart Web site.

The matching scholarship program covers the entire tuition, including room and board while students are responsible for the cost of travel, art materials and incidental living expenses. Interested students should make an application directly to Skowhegan through their online application form. Applications are accepted through January 10th, 2018, 11:59 EST. However, there is an application fee which increases depending on when you apply, so it pays to do your application early as possible - see the website for details.

The matching scholarship is not needs based, but you must fill out the financial aid section of the application and mark on your application that you are applying from a matching scholarship school. Note: graduating students are eligible for the MCAD matching scholarship.

Lynda Monick-Isenberg
Professor of Fine Art

Monday, November 27