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Art Class Scholarships

Mari’s Place for the Arts was founded on the ideal that ALL children deserve to explore art in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment. Through the generosity of community sponsors and donors, Mari’s Place for the Arts is proud to offer art class scholarships for under-resourced children and teens throughout Snohomish County.

Painting class

Who can apply

Art class scholarships are intended to eliminate barriers that keep under-resourced youth from experiencing the joy of learning to draw, paint, sing, and dance. If your child would like to participate in an art class at Mari’s Place for the Arts but you’re experiencing financial hardship, we encourage you to fill out a scholarship application. Our scholarships provide tuition assistance for one six-week session per child, per season.

How to Apply for a Scholarship

There is no cost to apply for a scholarship at Mari’s Place for the Arts. Simply fill out the form below. Once we receive your application, we’ll review it and contact you to let you know if your application is approved.

Please fill out your application in English. Applications containing any other languages will be considered void.

Please answer every question on the form. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will be considered void.

Double-check the email address you provide to ensure it is correct since this is where we will send your coupon code if you are granted a scholarship.

How to Use Your Scholarship to Register for Classes

Award Email

Upon approval of your application, we will contact you with the value of your scholarship award and a coupon code to use during the registration process. Once you have your coupon code, register for classes by clicking the link below and enter your coupon code during the checkout process.

Before You Register for Class

Please wait for your scholarship approval and coupon code before registering for class. Otherwise, you must pay the full class rate, which will be non-refundable.
Please note, a scholarship award does not guarantee placement in a specific class. Therefore, we encourage applicants to have multiple options for classes they would like to participate in.

Value of Award

Depending on the value of your scholarship award, you may need to pay a small portion of your class fee. Please ensure you have a debit or credit card handy during registration.

Scholarship Application

Scholarship Contract

This agreement serves as a binding contract between Parent and Student (name herein) hereafter referred to as “Student,” and MARI’S PLACE FOR THE ARTS, hereafter referred to as “Association.” By submitting this application, the Student and Parent accept the scholarship contract and agree to adhere to the following requirements until the end of the activity. The Parent further understands that a violation of the following requirements will result in a termination of the scholarship and may require reimbursement.

Please Read: Process for registration
  • Scholarship Application
  • Survey sent after completion you will receive a code from us.
  • Register using the code this it will be free of charge.

Please note that Mari's Place for the Arts does NOT process refunds. We kindly ask that you do not include your credit card information in the registration application to avoid any unintended charges. However, if you choose to make a donation, we would be deeply grateful for your support.

Student Terms

The Student is being awarded the aforementioned scholarship for the express purpose of participating in the chosen activity. To keep the scholarship, the Student will do the following:

  • Maintain good grades in school.
  • Complete the class and attend all sessions unless they have received prior permission to miss a specific session.
  • Complete all assignments and take or make up all tests.
  • Behave according to the Association’s Code of Conduct.
  • Be on time (Students are to arrive within 10 minutes of class scheduled start time and must be picked up no more than 10 minutes after their last registered class completes.)
  • Any infractions of these terms may result in the loss of the scholarship.

Association Terms
  • The scholarship is non-transferable and non-refundable. Association has the right to cease payment or demand reimbursement from the parent if the student fails to follow the aforementioned requirements.
  • Scholarships are awarded with varying values. You will be advised of the value of any scholarships you are awarded in the award announcement email.
  • The values of any awarded scholarship are limited to tuition assistance for classes currently offered by the Association. They have no cash value and are not transferable.