Each year more than 200 students from preschool age to adult benefit from the generosity of many contributors.

Scholarship applications are periodically reviewed. If you have questions please contact scholarships@desmoinesartcenter.org.

Additional scholarship applications will be reviewed periodically during the semester.

Apply for an Art Center Scholarship

Student Information

Student Name(Required)
Are you a member of the Des Moines Art Center?(Required)
MM slash DD slash YYYY
(if applicable)
(if applicable)
Let us know who is authorized to pick up your student from class.
Use the add icon to add more than one person.

Request for Aid

Material Fees

Scholarship funds typically cover the cost of the tuition for the class, but not material fees; however, extra funds may be available to cover material fees for some classes.(Required)

Contact Information

Parent/Guardian Name
(if under 18 years old)
Emergency Contact Name

Class Information

Please specify which two courses from our current schedule of classes you would like to take if provided with a scholarship. Scholarship Funds are very limited for ceramics classes. If applying for a ceramics scholarship, please include a non-ceramics choice as well.

First Choice


Second Choice

Photo Release(Required)