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Furloughed & Frontline Scholarship Fund

The Furloughed & Frontline Scholarship Fund is a small tuition waiver program established for qualifying corona-related furloughed workers and frontline workers.

The scholarship is available to Alexandria and DMV based workers furloughed due to the coronavirus crisis. It is also available to Alexandria and DMV based frontline health care or service industry workers, and postal and package carriers.

Starting April 13, 2020, all online and future onsite classes will be eligible for Furloughed & Frontline Scholarship applications.


Geri Gordon Scholarship Fund

The Geri Gordon Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 to celebrate former Art League School Director Geri Gordon’s remarkable vision and dedication. We strive to offer scholarship awards for art classes each term to students of all ages and abilities who could not otherwise afford to enroll. Since the inception of the Scholarship Fund, The Art League has awarded hundreds of scholarships.


Applying for Scholarships

If you are interested in receiving a Furloughed & Frontline Scholarship, please email the school director,  Kathi Cohen at using the subject line: Furloughed and Frontline Scholarship Application. Please include in the email the class you are interested in taking,  student’s name (offspring under 18 are eligible),  and one of these accepted forms of verification:

Furlough letter from current employer

Proof of current frontline employment as an Alexandria or DC Metro based frontline health care or service industry worker, or postal carrier

If you are interested in receiving a Geri Gordon Scholarship, please contact the School Office at 703-683-2323 or email the school director, Kathi Cohen at for more details.


Supporting the Scholarships

Donations to the funds are invited and welcome!  If you interested in helping us to fulfill our mission to make the visual arts accessible to all, please contact the School office at 703-683-2323 or or the Development Office at 703-519-1741 or support of The Art League reflects where you envision the world of creativity will take us tomorrow. Are you ready to map the future for your — and your community’s — creative life?