Bhangra Club. Credit: South Asian Nation.

How to Apply for a CAMIT Grant

The deadline for spring 2020 CAMIT grant applications was Wednesday, February 19, 2020, and the application is now closed. Applications will be reviewed on Friday, March 13, 2020, and applicants must be available for an in-person interview that day. The next … Continued

START Studio

The MIT START Studio provides an atmosphere and physical space where student members can explore their creativity. Supported by the Arts at MIT, the goal of the START Studio is to cultivate and support MIT arts focused entrepreneurial projects and business … Continued

MIT Museum Studio. Credit: Elizabeth Woodward.

Maker Space

There are several locations on the MIT campus where students can find space and tools to work on creative projects.   START Studio MIT Building W20-424 Offers a range of tools, from 3D printers to a sewing machine. Open to … Continued

CAMIT Director’s Grants

Current MIT undergraduates and undergraduate student groups seeking funding of up to $500 for an art project are eligible to apply for a CAMIT Director’s Grant. MIT undergraduates and undergraduate student groups seeking more then $500 in support and all … Continued

Credit: Lenny Martinez.

Creative Arts Competition


The MIT Creative Arts Competition is an annual contest designed to encourage arts-focused startups at the Institute. The $15,000 prize is offered as a grant to help launch the winning enterprise and enable the recipient(s) to join the ranks of MIT’s successful startup founders.


Upcoming Events


Workshop #4: WHAT DO I SAY?
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 / 6:00pm

This will be a pitch critique opportunity for teams to present their ideas to a mock panel for feedback, featuring faculty and staff from MIT, New England Conservatory, MassArt, and Harvard.

Register for the event


Virtual Pitch Finale
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Details coming soon

Yimin Chen, Emerson Scholar.

Emerson Scholarship Program

Offering merit-based financial assistance for private lessons to MIT students of outstanding achievement on their instrument or voice in classical, jazz, or world music via competitive auditions. Each academic year, the Emerson program for private study offers half scholarships and … Continued

Peter J. Eloranta

Peter J. Eloranta Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

The Peter J. Eloranta Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships are awarded each spring to MIT undergraduates who have submitted proposals to conduct novel research or further develop innovative ideas, devices, prototypes, etc. Each individual fellowship is $7,000 and may be used … Continued

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Kelly Douglas Fund

The Kelly-Douglas Fund provides support for and encouragement of undergraduate education in the humanities, arts and social sciences. Travel outside MIT to pursue an independent project in a HASS field, or to collaborate in a humanitarian project, can have a … Continued

MIT Maclaurin Building. Credit: Adam Fagen.

Graduate Student Life Grants

Graduate students, spouses, faculty and staff are invited to submit creative, community building ideas for possible funding.