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Manhattan Graphics Center awards 11 scholarships each year to artists. Any artist who has not previously worked at MGC (i.e. taken a class, taught a class, served as a monitor, or purchased open workshop time) is eligible to apply; printmaking experience is not required. There is no fee to apply.  Please see further eligibility requirements below.  We invite you to visit the studio at your convenience


  • Tuition waiver for class (either one core class or two workshops)

  • Unlimited open workshop hours for one 15 week term

  • $125 materials reimbursement

  • Storage space for one 15 week term

  • MGC membership for 1 year, which includes eligibility to participate in members’ events and exhibitions

  • The opportunity to deliver a public artist talk

  • Donation of one print to MGC after the conclusion of the scholarship term



The MGC Scholarship Program does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of age, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, or disability status.
MGC Scholarships are intended for emerging through mid-career artists. Current college or university students are not eligible. Applicants’ financial need is also considered when awarding scholarships.

Must be eligible to work or study in the United States.  


​Please submit in a single PDF labeled: [ArtistName_MGC_Scholarship_TermYEAR] (see sample document)

  • Complete contact information.

  • Six images of artwork, each labeled with Title, date, media, dimensions.

  • A statement of up to 250 words which tells us how you found out about the Scholarship, discusses your of intentions for participating, and describes your financial need.

  • Resume or CV

Email your submission as an attachment to:

Any application which does not adhere to these criteria, or which is submitted between the dates specified below will not be considered.  

Finalists will be invited for interviews and will need to submit proof of eligibility to work or study in the United States in order to schedule.

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