Uniquely U

Thank you to everyone who submitted, Uniquely U is now closed. Please stay tuned for an announcement of the recipients.

We accepted submissions in the following categories:

  • Usdan pink art logo

    Visual Art

  • Usdan Black Music logo

    Instrumental/Vocal Music

  • Usdan pink dance logo


  • Usdan yellow pencil logo

    Creative Writing

  • Usdan Blue Theater Logo


  • Nature & Sustainability


Submit your application by March 1, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET. Unfortunately, incomplete entries can not be considered. A panel of assessors will review all entries.


The Uniquely U scholarship recipients will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Passion (a unique ability to communicate your love of the art)
  • Creativity (a uniquely individual approach and style to your work with a high level of impact on the audience)


The school/institution yielding the most “Uniquely U” applications will receive the School Scholarship, giving them the opportunity to choose a student to attend Usdan for seven weeks this summer -- full tuition paid.

Mark your Calendars

  • January 14: Program kicked off
  • March 1: Submission period ended
  • April 1: Usdan notifies Uniquely U scholarship recipients
  • By April 24: Usdan announces recipients via media, website, and social media