About Pocosin Arts

Workshop scholarships

At Pocosin Arts making opportunities for and encouraging creativity and personal growth is the core of what we do. We strive to keep our workshop tuition affordable and partner with individuals, businesses and private foundations whose gifts help support our workshop and scholarship programs. Our scholarships are intended for students who would not be able to attend without financial assistance. Application details for each type of scholarship can be found online.

Work Study Scholarship   

Work up to 2 hours per day during the workshop session and up to 6 hours on days before and after the workshop. Recipients receive full tuition and lodging. You must also provide one letter of recommendation and three images of your work*.

Full Scholarship

Full tuition and lodging with no work requirement. You must also provide one letter of recommendation and three images of your work*.

Partial Tuition Scholarship

Half-off tuition and there is no work requirement. You must also provide one letter of recommendation and three images of your work*

Studio Assistantship (10 assistantships available in 2018)

Full tuition and lodging. Work in the studio before, during and after their session, preparing for the workshop and assisting the instructor. Applicants must have completed at least one semester of graduate work to qualify. You must also provide one letter of recommendation and three images of your work*.

Discounts for K-12 Teachers, College & University Faculty

Recipients receive half-off workshop tuition. This discount is open to any teacher or faculty member. Applicants must fill out the online application and provide a copy of their current faculty i.d. card. One to two spots per workshop are allotted for this discount. A lottery will be held for workshops with multiple applicants.

Submission Deadlines

SESSIONS 1 - 6 (February - April) - DUE January 25, 2018, Midnight EST

SESSIONS 7 - 12 (June - August) - DUE April 15, 2018 Midnight EST

SESSIONS 13 - 15 (September - October) - DUE July 15, 2018, Midnight EST

To apply for a scholarship follow the directions below:

    1. Download and complete this form
    2. Submit 3 images, in any media, minimum 300 dpi .jpeg (these can be different from the medium for which you are applying)
    3. Submit one letter of reference

To apply for an instructor discount follow the directions below:

    1. Download and complete this form
    2. Submit a copy of your valid instructor I.D.

For Scholarships, Assistantships and Discounts, please email applications to scholarships@pocosinarts.org or mail to Pocosin Arts,

Attn: Scholarships, PO Box 690, Columbia, NC 27925.

If you have questions, please call or email us at (252) 796-2787 or scholarships@pocosinarts.org.