Awards & Scholarships

Current Students

The Department of Art and Art History awards various prizes and honors to recognize achievements in the studio art areas, in juried student exhibitions and other occasions, as well as in research writing in art history. Some scholarship aid is specifically reserved for art majors. These scholarships are awarded based on merit by the faculty.

Incoming and Transfer Students

Incoming freshmen or transfer students interested in majoring in studio art or art history are eligible to apply for for one of our $2,500 Department of Art and Art History scholarships. The scholarship is renewable for three additional years of full time undergraduate study, subject to maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrating distinctive achievement in art studies, and declaring a major in art.  Selection will be made on the applicant’s potential for academic and artistic success and the merit of any materials submitted for review.  The application deadline is February 1.

Department of Art and Art History Scholarship Form

For information about these scholarships and other options for financial assistance, consult the Financing Your Education section of the university website.

For travel and research awards, consult the Student Research & Travel Awards section of the university website.