Graduation Art

Each year MAPS awards $9000 in four scholarships to students in our community who appreciate our mission to help them follow their passions! A first prize of $3000 and a second prize of $1500 are available for full time college students majoring in each of the following studies: The Rider Scholarship for Japanese Language, Literature and Asian Studies and the M.A.P.S. scholarship for Illustration and Animation.

2020 Scholarships Recipients

The Midwest Animation Promotion Society has awarded the 2020 scholarships to the following recipients.

MAPS Scholarship Illustration/Animation

  • First Prize – Jerald Juarez
  • Second Prize – Ari Williams

Rider Scholarship

  • First Prize – Aurora Liston
  • Second Prize – Katrina Thomas

Applying for the Scholarship Program for 2021

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship for 2021, we will make announcements on our website and our social media when applications open.