Artward Bound Application

The application for Summer 2017 will open this February!

Artward Bound

Artward Bound is a four-year college access program in visual arts and design for underrepresented, potential first generation college students who live and go to school in Boston. Artward Bound helps prepare 9-12th grade students interested in the visual arts with the artistic, academic, and life skills needed for admission to and success at an art/design college. 

You may apply to Artward Bound if:

  • You are a current 8th or 9th grade student
  • You live in Boston
  • You currently attend a Boston district, pilot, exam, or charter school
  • You do not currently attend Boston Arts Academy
  • You are income eligible. To be eligible for Artward Bound, your household income must be at or below 80% of the area median income (AMI) for Boston. 

If you are interested in applying to the Artward Bound program, please check this page in February 2017.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Bethany Strohm at


Chandra Ortiz
Director, Artward Bound
Professional and Continuing Education
(617) 879-7122