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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

Educational Scholarships

Maryland Educational Assistance Grant

Maryland Educational Assistance Grant is awarded to Maryland residents at four year and two year colleges and universities.

Maryland Higher Education Commission

Maryland Higher Education Commission provides a list of funding available to Maryland college students.

Nevada Women's Fund

Supports women and families through the allocation of scholarships to individual women to help them increase their chances for a self-sufficient future.

New Jersey Scholarship

New Jersey Scholarship provides a list of scholarships available to New Jersey students

New York State Regents Professional Opportunity Scholarships

For individuals interested in pursuing professional studies such as Massage/Physical/Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Physical/Athletic Trainer, etc.

Online Education Database

Lists scholarships available for those pursuing college degrees.

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency has resources and information on grants and loans

SAG-AFTRA Foundation George Heller Memorial Scholarship Fund

Awards are offered to qualified SAG-AFTRA members and their dependent children for academic study in any field or for professional training in the performing arts. Visit the SAG-AFTRA website and follow the link to the SAG-AFTRA Foundation website. The scholarship is listed under "Assistance".

SAG-AFTRA Foundation John L. Dales Scholarship Fund

Awarded to eligible SAG-AFTRA members and their dependents for study at accredited institutions of higher education, or to eligible SAG-AFTRA members to pursue related professions within the entertainment industry or change their career paths.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

A scholarship program to help cultivate the next generation of great artists and writers with the establishment of the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award. Recognizes and rewards the most promising up-and-coming artists and writers from lower-income backgrounds.

The New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

Provides assistance to eligible New York residents attending in-state post-secondary institutions pay for tuition.

The Sermoonjoy Fellowship Fund

An annual one-time fellowship award of up to $5,000 for 2 mid-career actors for classes or training in order to maintain or enhance theatrical skills needed to work as an actor.

Washington State Scholarships & Grants

Washington State scholarships & grants resource page provides a list of funding available to college students in the state of Washington.

Willard Swire Scholarship

Provides financial support to qualified Actors Fund clients making a transition to a new career and enrolled in a degree or certificate program. Contact The Actors Fund's Career Center for more information.

Individual Artists and Small Arts Organizations

Alliance for California Traditional Artist

Provides a list of organizations that have funds available to individual artist and artist organizations.