The Irving Arts Association annually extends a $1000.00 Scholarship to a deserving High School Senior in Irving, Texas, who intends to pursue the study of art in an accredited school of higher learning. Students at Irving public, private or charter high schools are eligible.

This year the IAA Art Scholarship will be awarded through the Irving Schools Foundation online scholarship application. Application page:

For Irving students in schools outside the ISD, teachers must contact the Irving Schools Foundation to apply for access to the application system. Email Terri Oliver at

For recent scholarship winners, click here.

art of the 2016 winner Jessica Hernandez
art of the 2016 winner Jessica Hernandez


  • January 19 deadline for application
  • Feb. 28 Notification packets should be mailed to all scholarship recipients.
  • May 10 – 11  the art portfolio of the scholarship winner installed in conjunction with the exhibit hanging of the 32nd Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition in the Main Gallery of the Irving Arts Center
  • May 12 – June 9, 2018 33rd Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition on view at the Irving Arts Center
  • May 20 Exhibit Awards & Reception Ceremony 2-5 pm at the Irving Arts Center– Scholarship Award will be formally presented.
  • June 10 pick up art 1-5pm

For more information, contact IAA Scholarship Chair is Linda Whitaker.

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