Steven Thayer Hopi Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the family of Steven Thayer to provide scholarship funding for young Hopi artists to develop their talents and artistic skill.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Member of the Hopi Nation.
  • Preferred minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school as well as in any college level studies.
  • Intention to study, or already a student in a program to enhance artistic ability and creativity at a recognized art institute or at a community college or university with a major in art.

Award Details:
The scholarship award is not automatically renewed. A recipient from a previous year may compete with other applicants for award in subsequent years.

Supplemental Questions
  1. State your goals and aspirations as a Hopi Artist. Tell us what you wish to accomplish. (500 word maximum)
  2. Please attach a Portfolio of your original work (no more than 10 images) that demonstrates your skill as a Hopi artist.The images may be in the form of print photos or images on a CD, or a reference to a web site where the images are stored, or a combination of these media.
  3. This scholarship requires that applicants are of Hopi descent. Please upload documentation of your heritage. This can be a copy of you Certificate of Indian Blood, Enrollment Card, or those of a direct relative of yours. Should you have questions about other forms of documentation, please contact us at