While we have made every effort to make this program as affordable as possible, we know that there are people who it would benefit that still can’t afford it. And so, we’ve created the Art of Freelance scholarship and work study program.

And yes, you can fill out an application for both.



We believe in the need to diversify the stories being told.

For our Spring 2019 course, we are offering partial and full scholarships to talented and ambitious LGBTQ and non-binary creatives who are ready to launch or accelerate their creative career in their respective industry.

This can include but not excluded to photography, journalism, fashion, social justice, entertainment and/or any combination of the above or beyond.

Passionate, creative freelancers who believe in the power of hustle, camaraderie, creativity and want to explore the boundaries of their industry are encouraged to apply.

Photo by Art of Freelance Alum    Zack Oren   .

Photo by Art of Freelance Alum Zack Oren.

The Scholarship Program and the Art of Freelance course offers the structure and accountability needed to develop the necessary skills and expertise for recipients to create, shape, plan and execute a dream project in ten weeks.

The Art of Freelance Scholarship Program is designed to:

  • Help you define and refine your professional goals using carefully designed exercises that have been proven to work for creative Freelancers and/or those with a “side hustle”.

  • Create a roadmap of the projects that will push you to the next step in your career, and help you choose the right project to tackle right now.

  • Accomplish that project with the support of real human to human contact in weekly online video check-ins focused on providing feedback and guidance.

  • Support you as you market and showcase the work you create during the course.

Please fill out an application by March 20, 2019 to be considered for the scholarship.

Scholarship recipients will be notified by March 21, 2019.


In addition to the scholarship, we have a limited amount of work-study positions available. Our work-study program requires 20 hours of in-person assistance to the Art of Freelance office located in Highland Park, Los Angeles and/or online assistance.

Duties include general admin assistance, postcard distribution, research, event set up and clean up, office errands, and community outreach.