Student Scholarships

NYSATA awards four one-time scholarships annually to seniors who plan to pursue post-secondary education in the arts. Scholarships are open to graduating seniors planning to attend a College Art Program of study. Scholarship applicants must be students of current NYSATA member teachers.

STUDENTS will need complete each item below. Place all of your materials in a folder that you can share through a Google Drive or Drop Box account. If your Google account is a school-provided account, be sure to select link sharing options that enable you to share with people outside your organization. When all your materials are complete, e-mail your teacher the link to your shared digital folder.

TEACHERS must submit the student application online using the link to the right by the June 1, 2022 deadline. Current membership is required. You will need your NYSATA member username and password to log in to the submission form.

   2021 Application Materials 
Scholarship Checklist
Student Application
Artwork Inventory Form
Media Release Form

Teachers Must Submit Student Application(s) 
Sponsoring teacher must be a current NYSATA member

Teachers CLICK HERE to Submit

CLICK for Google Drive help
CLICK for Dropbox help
Questions? [email protected]

2021 Scholarship Winners

Zara B. Kimmey Award
$1000

Lucy Dietrich 
Tonawanda High School, Tonawanda, NY
Attending Cleveland Institute of Art
Nominating Teacher—Elizabeth Randell

 

Bill Milliken Award
$500

Aviella Sung Holle
Syosset High School, Syosset, NY
Attending Hunter College
Nominating Teacher—Chrysoula Highland

 

Aida Snow/Elaine Goldman Award
$500

Isabella Weber 
Hicksville High School, Hicksville, NY 
Attending SUNY Fredonia
Nominating Teacher—Craig Mateyunas

 

Aida Snow/Elaine Goldman Award
$500

Amelia Booth
Franklin D. Roosevelt High School, Staatsburg, NY
Attending University of Hartford 
Nominating Teacher—Joshua Brehse

ZARA B. KIMMEY BILL MILLIKEN AIDA SNOW ELAINE GOLDMAN

Zara B. Kimmey was a founding member of NYSATA and the first Art Education Associate serving in the New York State Education Department. An annual one-time award of $1000 has been established in honor of her exemplary service to the field of art education.

Bill Milliken waa a Vendors' representative on the NYSATA Board of Trustees. He encouraged generous support for art education from the manufacturers and distributors of art materials. An annual one-time award of $500 has been established in honor of his exemplary service to the field of art education.

Aida Snow has left a legacy of enabling NYSATA to help visual art students in New York State pursue their dreams. Together, Elaine Goldman and Aida Snow established a generous endowment for NYSATA that enabes two one-time scholarship awards of $500 each, annually.

Elaine Goldman is a retired Region 9 member who continues to participate at the regional level and is a faithful attendee and frequent presenter at the state conference. Together, Elaine Goldman and Aida Snow established a generous endowment for NYSATA that enabes two one-time scholarship awards of $500 each, annually.