Scholarships/Free Programs

ArtFusion offers free and reduced tuition scholarships for our regularly scheduled classes, depending on funding availability. To apply for a general scholarship, please click here to download an application. We also have scholarships available through our Healing Arts program. Please see below for details and availability. We also offer several free programs throughout the year. Programs are for a specific class topic and are usually open to a particular student population, such as children ages 8-12, military veterans, etc. Programs are often funded by local businesses or organizations. If your business would be interested in sponsoring one of our programs, please call 610-326-2506 or email us for more information. See below for our current programs. Please note that students may apply for and attend only one free program per session.

Spring 2017

Applications for our free spring programs, sponsored by The Greater Pottstown Foundation, are now avaible. Please see below for details.

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Programs for Kids

Sponsored by The Greater Pottstown Foundation, these fun free classes offer students a chance to explore their creativity. For kids ages 8-12, Art Academy is a general arts exploration class where students work with many different mediums, and Clay Academy teaches students how to create with clay. Both programs begin March 3, 2017. Applications are due by February 17, 2017. Please click here for an application and to see complete details on the program.

NOTE: Clay Academy is full. We will continue to accept applications for Art Academy until that program is full, or the class begins.

Please note: Spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. We encourage everyone who is interested to apply. However those students who qualify for free or reduced lunch and those who have not attended a free program with us before will be given priority. We will accept applications until our deadline and then make a determination of who has been accepted into our programs.

Programs for Teens

Teen Clay Studio is a free program sponsored by The Greater Pottstown Foundation. Students will learn how to work on the wheel and hand build with clay, working with the instructor to design and complete individual and cooperative projects. The program begins March 7, 2017, and applications are due by February 17, 2017. Please click here for an application and for complete details on the program.

We are still accepting applications for this program. Please not that the class time has changed. The class will now run 6:30-8:30pm on Tuesdays for 8 weeks, beginning 3/7.

Please note: Spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. While we encourage everyone who is interested to apply, those students who qualify for free or reduced lunch and those who have not attended a free program with us before will be given priority. We will accept applications until our deadline and then make a determination of who has been accepted into our programs.

Healing Arts Program

Our Healing Arts program is designed to give military veterans and those whose lives have been touched by cancer an chance to experience the healing power of the arts. The program offers general scholarships, when funds are available, as well as specific programs that are funded by local businesses and organizations. If you are interested in sponsoring a program, or donating towards our general Healing Arts scholarship fund, please contact Executive Director Erika Hornburg-Cooper.

General Scholarship

Thanks to a generous donation from the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 436, we currently have three general scholarships available for veterans. These scholarships can be used to take any class in our current schedule. Please click here to see all of our current classes. Click here for an application. Thanks to a generous donation from SEI CARES, we currently have 1 general scholarship available to cancer patients, survivors, family members and caregivers, and military veterans. These scholarships can be used to take any class in our current schedule. Please click here to see all of our current classes. Click here for an application.