The Guitar Pal Art Scholarship Program

The term ‘starving artist’ is all too familiar to those who have chosen to pursue a career in this field.  If you want to be the best, you often have to learn from the best. This is what an art degree affords you. Unfortunately, the average degree can tend to get a little pricey and as time goes on, tuition fees simply get higher.

This is why we, here at The Guitar Pal have decided to give one lucky person a much-needed break. We believe that every person deserves a chance to have their art seen (or heard) and if you are an aspiring art student, we want to help you out. We hope to take just a little bit of the burden off of your shoulders with this $1000 scholarship. If you win, this money will be contributed towards your music degree. Find out below for the rules, the process of application, and more:

What You Need to Do

  • Write a 1000 word essay on “How My Favorite Artist Inspired Me”

This essay will be reviewed by art experts and art lovers alike. The most passionate, well-written essay will be most likely to win. A love of art must really shine through in your essay – don’t be afraid to be unique and stand out.

  • The deadline for the scholarship is: 01st December 2017


  • You will need to be enrolled in an Art program at a United States university, college, or music school to be considered eligible.
  • If you are under the age of 18, you are required to get permission from a parent or legal guardian, prior to participating in this scholarship effort.

How to Apply

  • Email the essay to this address – – the essay can be attached as a word document.
  • Include your full name and contact information
  • Attach proof that you are enrolled in an Art program – those about to attend an Art program can also apply as long as you have been accepted at a school.

Terms of Participation

  • The essay must be an original one and be the product of one individual
  • Only entries that are sent during the mentioned time period will be considered
  • Individuals will have to prove that they are enrolled in an Art program
  • By sending your essay, you are acknowledging that it can be posted on a public website or forum

If you are the pronounced winner of the competition, you will be contacted directly within four to eight weeks. At this point, you will have a period of two weeks to contact us. Failure to do so will mean that the runner up is automatically declared the winner.

For further information regarding the details or proceedings of the scholarship, please contact us here.

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