Scholarships

College of the Arts

Overview and Eligibility

The College of the Arts invites full-time enrolled students in the College of the Arts to apply for scholarships for use during the academic year 2014-2015. Since most awards are to be applied toward tuition and fees, applicants must not have these costs already fully covered by another scholarship next year (exception: Dean’s Scholar/Artist Award for graduating seniors.)

Please read additional eligibility criteria for each award below, including GPA standards, applicable majors and class level requirements, then follow the links to Guidelines and Application Forms.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for all scholarships is February 28th, 2014

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Dean’s Scholar/Artist Award
Eligibility: Graduating senior with a major in the College of the Arts; demonstrated achievement in field of study; overall GPA of 3.85 or above. (note: award is a trophy; not monetary)

TO APPLY: Click here Dean Scholar Application FY14 for guidelines and application.

CART Advisory Board Scholar Award
Eligibility: Full-time enrolled undergraduate, carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours, with a major in the College of the Arts; be at least a first-semester junior this spring (min. 64 sem. hours already earned) with a minimum of 12 sem. hours remaining in program to be taken in the subsequent academic year; demonstrated achievement in field of study, especially in overall academics; overall GPA of 3.65 or above. (note: Award ranges from $1000-2500)

TO APPLY: Click here CART Advisory Board Scholarship Application for guidelines and application.


CART Advisory Board Talent Award
Eligibility: Full-time enrolled undergraduate, carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours, with a major in the College of the Arts; be at least a first-semester junior this spring (min. 64 sem. hours already earned) with a minimum of 12 sem. hours remaining in program to be taken in the subsequent academic year; demonstrated achievement in field of study, especially in talent; overall GPA of 2.5 or above. (note: Award ranges from $1000-2500)

TO APPLY: Click here CART Advisory Board Scholarship Application for guidelines and application.

Jeanne Wade Henningburg Scholarship
Eligibility: Prospective or currently enrolled African American full time undergraduate, carrying a minimum of 12 sem.hours, with a major in music, dance or theatre in the College of the Arts; demonstrated talent and commitment to a career in the performing arts; GPA in major of 3.0 or higher (2.5 if prospective entrant) and min. GPA cum of 2.5. (note: award ranges from $1000-4500)

TO APPLY: Click here Heningburg Scholarship Application FY14 for guidelines and application.

Don and Judy Miller Scholarship for the Visual Arts
Eligibility: Prospective or currently enrolled African American or Latino full-time undergraduate student; enrolled in a visual arts degree program in the Department of Art and Design; with at least one  ear of full-time academic study remaining beyond this spring semester; GPA of 2.5 or above. (note: award ranges from $500-2000)

TO APPLY: Click here Miller Scholarship Application FY14 for guidelines and application.        

Cento Amici Scholarships

Eligibility: Enrolled full-time undergraduate students from any College of the Arts department in good academic standing (either new or enrolled) with a minimum 2.5 GPA. (Priority given to students of Italian American descent.) One to two awards of $1000 each is available to each department. Candidates are to submit an application and be ultimately nominated by the department chair.

TO APPLY: Click here Cento Amici Scholarship Application FY14 for guidelines and application.

Additional Scholarships

Applicants to any of the above scholarships may be considered for additional awards as funding allows.  Moreover, students may reach out to the Department or School housing their specific major to inquire about the availability of additional awards.

Scholarships outside of the college, including University-based awards and links to resources outside of the University may be found on the Office of Financial Aid web page (http://www.montclair.edu/financialaid/scholarships/index.html.)