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SVA Alumni Society provides a wide variety of scholarships and awards to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in all majors .


SVA Alumni Society currently administers the Alumni Scholarship Fund, whose programs include Alumni Scholarship Awards, the Housing Scholarship Award, the Merit Award and more than a dozen named award funds.  In 2020, the Alumni Society in partnership with the Visual Arts Foundation, launched the Student Emergency Relief Fund to provide support for students experiencing acute financial distress.


If you would like to find out more about these scholarship awards, or are interested in donating to the SVA Alumni Society, please contact: alumnisociety@sva.edu.

  • Student Emergency Relief Fund

  • 727 Award Fund

  • Alumni Scholarship Award Fund

  • Alumni Society Housing Scholarship Fund

  • Alumni Society Merit Award

  • Amelia Geocos Memorial Award Fund

  • BFA Illustration and Cartooning Award Fund

  • Bob Guglielmo Memorial Award Fund

  • Brian Weil Memorial Award Fund

  • Edward Zutrau Memorial Award Fund

  • Hannah Knighton Holst Award Fund

  • Jack Endewelt Memorial Award Fund

  • Jack Potter Memorial Award Fund

  • James Richard Janowsky Award Fund

  • Korean Alumni Association Award Fund

  • Lawrence P. Moody Memorial Award Fund

  • Lila Eva Lewental Memorial Award Fund

  • MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Award Fund

  • Michael Halsband Award Fund

  • Richard Wilde Award Fund

  • Robert I. Blumenthal Memorial Award Fund

  • The Rodman Family Scholarship Fund

  • Russell J. Efros Memorial Award Fund

  • Silas H. Rhodes Memorial Award Fund

  • Sylvia Lipson Allen Memorial Award Fund

  • Thomas J. Carnevali, Jr. Memorial Award Fund

  • Thomas Reiss Memorial Award Fund

  • William C. Arkell Memorial Award Fund

  • Will Eisner Sequential Art Scholarship Fund