The scholarship program at the Museum School of the Springfield Museums is funded through donations to the Janet Gelman Memorial Scholarship Fund, the Dr. & Mrs. Salvatore Sannella Scholarship Fund and by generous contributions from caring members of the community.

Prospective students (or their parent or guardian) must complete this two-part application in order to be considered for a scholarship award. Applicants may also submit copies of their art work, but it is not required.

Part One (Electronic or Mail-In)
Applicant/Student Information and Financial Information must be complete and all financial forms of verification included. Complete the electronic form below or download the mail-in form.

Part Two (Mail-In Only)
For applicants 18 years and younger, a recommendation from a teacher or counselor (not a family member) which describes the applicant/student’s 1) general attitude in the classroom, 2) his/her performance and achievements and how the student will benefit from a scholarship award.

  • Student Information

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    • Class Information

      Please indicate which course or subject area you are interested in. We strive to accommodate requests for specific classes, but we cannot guarantee that all requests will be granted.
    • Financial Information

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        Current Medicaid card; SNAP (food stamp) authorization to purchase (ATP); Current check from the Massachusetts Dept of Transitional Assistance; Letter from the Department stating that you receive assistance
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          Latest tax return; SSI verification; Most recent pay check stub (Include a notation of how often you are paid. Example: Weekly, Bi-weekly, Monthly); Unemployment compensation identification card; Disability verification