How to Apply

Please apply for an ACX Kids scholarship by filling out a registration form with the Scholarship Applicants Only section completed. Submit via email to, including your child’s name in the Subject line (for example, Alex Romero – ACX Kids scholarship). No portfolio is required.

Application Deadlines for ACX Kids Scholarships

ACX Kids is committed to awarding as many scholarships as possible. You are encouraged to apply as early as you can. Certain in-demand courses may be full if you apply later. 

Fall 2023 scholarship deadline:

Scholarship deadline 

October 5, 2023

ACX Scholarship Donors

ACX gratefully acknowledges the following endowed funds that support student scholarships, and donors who have contributed $1,000 or more to ACX between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. Donors may choose to designate their gifts for general support or to specific programs within ACX.

The Ahmanson Foundation 

Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation

Ford Motor Company Fund

Rowe and Gayle Giesen Trust


Ooty Moorehead (BFA 07) and Robert Lemchen

Ramone C. Munoz (BFA 77, MFA 90) and Tom Jacobson

Pasadena Arts League

ACX Endowed Scholarship for Hispanic Students

ACX-Teens Endowed Scholarship for Hispanic Students

David and Judith Brown Endowed Scholarship for ACX-Teens

Mickey McGuire Endowed Scholarship

Ross Diamond Player and Madelyn Maberly Player Endowed Memorial Scholarship


Support ACX Kids

ACX Kids depends on the generosity of individuals and organizations to provide much-needed funding for scholarships awarded to deserving students. Scholarship support often exceeds available funds; that's why your gift to ACX Kids makes an immediate impact on the lives of promising young artists and designers. Make an online donation here. Thank you for your support!