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CSSSA Foundation Affiliates are organizations that recognize the artistic excellence of CSSSA, with programs and/or services that benefit the alumni of the CSSSA program.

Application requirements vary, please see affiliate websites for more detail.

Pre-College Scholarships for CSSSA Alums:
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena: Saturday High – Scholarships for CSSSA Alums
California College of the Arts: Summer Pre-College Summer Scholarships
Otis College of Art & Design: Summer of Art Scholarships
Oxbow School: One Semester Merit Scholarships

Affiliate Programs that Recognize Outstanding Artistry and Talent: Check websites, deadlines vary.

  1. Scholastic Art & Writing Awards - The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
  2. Spotlight - Spotlight is a nationally-acclaimed scholarship and arts training program for high school students in the performing and visual arts
  3. Warner Bros. REACH Honorships Since 2005, Warner Bros. has awarded internship-scholarship packages, known as Honorships, to graduating high seniors who are passionate about the business of entertainment.
  4. YoungArts - YoungArts discovers the next generation of visual, literary and performing artists and contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by nurturing their talent.

Other Organizations We Like:

  1. Adobe Youth Voices ignites young people’s Creative Confidence- the ability to harness creative skills to solve problems – with advanced digital media tools and powerful storytelling techniques.
  2. Art of Giving Back: “Our vision is simple – Young Artists, Sharing Talent, In Service, To Community.”
  3. Artzray: GPS for a career in the arts - An on-line talent community of young artists who want to explore professional and creative opportunities in the arts.
  4. CAP The award-winning CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP), a co-curricular program of the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), offers free, after-school and school-based arts programs for youth ages 6-18 in every discipline taught at CalArts.
  5. College to Career Acting. Offering special pricing for CSSSA Alums, College To Career Acting was formed by two successful casting directors to guide performers through two important transitions in order to ACTualize their future.
  6. CTG Student Ambassadors The Center Theatre Group Student Ambassador Program is for Los Angeles County high school students who are curious about the arts and want to build leadership and teamwork skills. Student Ambassadors work with other students and with theater professionals on exciting projects that get more young people involved in the Los Angeles arts community.
  7. Ryman Arts provides free advanced drawing and painting classes along with college and career planning in Los Angeles and Southern California.

The Organizations Listed on this Page have formal or informal relationships with the CSSSA Foundation for the benefit of CSSSA alumni. The affiliations/partnerships are NOT associated with the State of California or the agency of the California State Summer School for the Arts.