2024 Application Cycle is Now Open

The Rancho Cucamonga Community & Arts Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships once again to Rancho Cucamonga resident high school seniors, graduating in the Spring of 2024 who are pursuing education in the arts. Scholarship applications will be accepted throughout the month of March and selected applicants will be notified in April 2024 of their award, to be presented at the RC Community Arts Festival on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Students’ applications with required documents must be received though the submission link below by the deadline of Monday, April 1, 2024.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Application deadline for the 2024 Scholarship Program is April 1, 2024 at 5:00pm PST.

Scholarship Amounts

$500 to $1,000 – Approximately five to ten scholarships are awarded by the Foundation.

Minimum Criteria

A complete application must be submitted by 5 p.m. on April 1, 2024, which should include:

  • Completed Online Application Form, with the following attachments:
    • Personal Statement – Please include how the scholarship will benefit you; share your arts background and future goals in the arts; include the college, university, or training program you anticipate attending in the fall, including your chosen major and minor.  (Not to exceed 1,000 words)
    • 2 Letters of recommendation, preferably from an instructor, director, counselor, mentor, etc. Letters from family members will not be considered.
    • Copy of current high school transcripts
    • Visual Arts Students – Submit 3 examples (photos or photocopies) of artwork you created

Student must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5 from either:

  • Alta Loma High School
  • Etiwanda High School
  • Los Osos High School
  • Rancho Cucamonga High School
  • United Christian Academy (Rancho Cucamonga)
  • Or any high school attended by a current Rancho Cucamonga resident

Student must be a participant in one of the following:

  • School music program (vocal)
  • School music program (instrumental- band, orchestra, etc.)
  • School dance program
  • School theatre program
  • School fine art program (ceramics, painting, drawing, photography, woodwork, mixed media, etc.)

Apply Today! Application deadline for the 2024 Scholarship Program is April 1, 2024 at 5:00pm PST.

(Note: Relatives of the Rancho Cucamonga Community & Arts Foundation Board Members are not eligible to apply.)

Learn About Previous Scholarship Winners

2023 Arts Scholarship recipients

2022 Arts Scholarship recipients

2021 Arts Scholarships recipients