The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline. Student applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are current legal residents of Virginia or have been paying in-state tuition to an accredited Virginia college, university of school of the arts that they attend as full-time students. College-bound high school seniors, current undergraduate students or 1st and 2nd year graduate students are encouraged to apply.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is a state-supported, privately endowed educational institution created for the benefit of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its purpose is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret art, to encourage the study of the arts, and thus to enrich the lives of all. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts offers numerous programs for people of all ages and walks of life. For undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college, university, or school of the arts, the Virginia Museum of Fine arts offers a fellowship.