Transart Earth Awareness/Social Change Prize

By ARC Magazine Thursday, March 20th, 2014 Categories: Scholarships, Updates

Transart Institute has announced four scholarships for its MFA Creative Practice:

- The Transart Earth Awareness Prize awards $10,000 towards tuition cost on the MFA Creative Practice to two artists with MFA projects that are raising environmental awareness and are exemplary in dealing with the many challenges we face in advancing stewardship for the earth.

- The Transart Social Change Prize awards $10,000 towards tuition cost on the MFA Creative Practice to two artists whose projects are championing social change either through direct involvement with communities or through raising awareness for a specific issue.

Transart faculty JM Casbarian presenting “(Re)imagining a Narrative”

Transart faculty JM Casbarian presenting “(Re)imagining a Narrative”

Application Guidelines

Artists who wish to be considered for either award need to apply to the MFA Creative Practice by April 15th. Award winners will be chosen by  independent juries by May 1st.

Transart will consider applications from students without a first degree who can show evidence of relevant professional experience. Students who have previous graduate-level coursework can apply credits towards advanced standing. Students who are interested in earning a Studio PhD can apply for the fast-track after one-year on the MFA program.

About the Low-Residency MFA in Berlin and NYC

Transart offers a unique low-residency experience in two of the most exciting creative cities in the world, Berlin and New York. Joining this program means becoming part of a network of faculty, students, and alumni who are distinctively collaborative, creative, and successful.


Transart Admissions Counselor Gwen Charles is happy to speak with you and will put accepted applicants in touch with faculty, students and alumni. Drop her a line at: or skype her at transartadmissions. You can also subscribe to News from Planet Transart, our monthly newsletter about scholarships, events, updates, Transartists and everything Transart.

More information can be found on the Transart website.

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