Merit scholarship awards are granted each spring session to children and teen Baum School students at Open House based on recommendations from Baum School faculty members. The following is the list of the merit scholarships awarded:
This exhibition and competition is open to high school students in the 7th Congressional District. The First Prize winning piece is sent to Washington, D.C. to be displayed in the Halls of Congress for one year. The top ten winners are awarded scholarships to study at The Baum School of Art.
— Artwork by Ken Mizerny