Fill out the form below to register for the 2017 Scholarship Competition.

Participants must be high school seniors graduating in the academic school year 2018.


The materials required are:

Figure Drawing:
Charcoal or pencil (Art work must be in black and white)
15" x 20" White Illustration Board
Cold Pressed Surface
Still Life:
Any medium with the exception of oil paints
(Art work must be in color)
15" x 20" White Illustration Board
Cold Pressed Surface

Students must bring a valid school ID to registration.

Frequently Asked Questions:
What time should I arrive to register?
Students should arrive no earlier than 8:00 a.m.
Session I: 9:00 a.m. - Noon. Session II: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Note: Session times are approximate.
Does the Academy provide me with supplies?
  • Two 15" x 20" White Illustration Boards (Cold Pressed Surface)
  • Charcoal or pencil for figure drawing
  • Any medium with the exception of oil paints for still life
Should I bring lunch?
All students will be provided with lunch from the Academy during the lunch break.
What time will the competition end?
The competition will end by 4pm.
What are the Awards?
Four 2-Semester Scholarship for Full-Time Study.
Eight 1-Semester Scholarships for Full-Time Study.
Twenty 1/2 Semester Scholarships for Full-Time Study.
How do I get to the Academy?
Click here for a google map: American Academy of Art
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Is there parking?
Click here for parking options.
When will I be notified if I have placed in the competition?
All students will receive a notification letter by January 2018.

Please read the complete 2017 Senior Scholarship Rules HERE.




If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at 312-461-0600.

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