Category: Funding

Internship Support Grants Now Open!

The Internship Grant Program supports current VCUarts students who are in need of financial assistance to participate in an internship that will expand a student’s professional experience and network. The deadline is rolling. Reviews begin April 19 and the application will stay open until all funding is awarded! For more information and to apply, click […]

The Spring 2021 Anderson Publishing Grant

The Anderson will provide up to $300.00 toward direct production costs associated with the publishing of a VCUarts student-designed publication selected by Juror Aidan Koch. Open to projects including traditional, bound publications, zines, experimental book forms, posters, audio/video media, digital and web-based publication, with an emphasis on editions and multiples. SUBMISSION PERIOD CLOSES 3/24 More info […]

“How to Apply Workshop Series” with the National Scholarship Office

Check out a brand new 5-week workshop series for VCU juniors, seniors, grad students and alumni planning to apply for a Fulbright award or another postgraduate scholarship! This series will prepare participants to tackle applications for major postgraduate scholarships, in particular the Fulbright student grant, the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, and Gates Cambridge Scholarships, and the […]

2020-2021 Undergraduate Research Grant Recipients

VCUarts awarded grants to support undergraduate research projects. Click here to see the recipients and their exciting interdisciplinary collaborations!

Apply Now! James R. Gregory Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

What is the James R. Gregory Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship? Projects with an entrepreneurial focus and have a strong potential to become a sustainable business model are eligible for the James R. Gregory Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. In addition to seed funding, awardees are provided with workspace in the Center for Creative Economy […]

Free Money! Arts and Health Research and Innovation Grants

What are Arts and Health Research and Innovation Grants? These grants encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration between the arts and health disciplines on projects, products, and/or services that focus on one or more of the following areas of healthcare: care provider quality, patient experience, society health and wellness.We encourage projects that focus on pandemic and post-pandemic challenges. […]

Undergraduate Research and Innovation Grants Open for 2021


VCUarts has an impressive research and innovation portfolio.  Most of the options are listed here on this site, but they each have a different focus that may not be clear at first glance.   Request for proposals for your creative idea Eligibility: VCUarts full-time undergraduate students graduating after December 2020. VCUarts students may submit a proposal to collaborate on […]

Dean’s International Research Grant Open | Info Sessions!


The Dean’s International Research Grant is now open and accepting applications!  The deadline for submissions is Friday January 24th, 2020.  Please read the criteria carefully, and make sure you meet all requirements. It’s also handy to peruse the list of past recipients, there is a lot of inspiration to feed off of and get your […]

VCUarts Fulbright Information Sessions: April 16, 17 & 18, 2019

The Fulbright is an incredible opportunity for graduates to conduct research internationally with financial support.  It may sound like a crazy impossible thing, but arts students really are tremendously successful in this opportunity.  The process is long, but is tremendously supportive which results in very strong applications.  Please consider it, it’s wonderful!  More from our […]

Call for Proposals + Info Sessions: 2019 VCU Fellowships for Undergraduate Research Due March 1st and 10th

This is one of the many reasons I love working at an art school in a research institution.  Funding and research opportunities like these!  Please read on to learn about how you can get a financial boost to take your ideas from your head to real life.  Absolutely hands down, please attend an information session, […]