Scholarships

College of the Arts

Deans scholarship
(Dean’s Scholar/Artist Award recipient student Emma Pressman and College of the Arts Dean Daniel Gurskis at the College of the Arts 2016 Convocation.)

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 2018-2019. 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.

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 for all scholarships is March 1, 2018

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: 2018 Dean's Scholar/Artist Award Application

CART Advisory Board Talent/ Scholar Award
Eligibility: Full-time enrolled undergraduate, carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours, within the School of Communications and Media or the Department of Art and Design (Students majoring in a program within the Department of Art and Design are eligible to apply for the Talent Award; Students majoring in a program within the School of Communication and Media are eligible to apply for the Scholarship Award); 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; meet the GPA requirment. (note: Award ranges from $1000-2500)
TO APPLY: 2018 CART Advisory Board Scholarship and Talent Awards  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: 2018 Jeanne Wade Heningburg Scholarship for the Performing Arts 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 year of full-time academic study remaining beyond this spring semester; GPA of 2.5 or above. (note: award ranges from $500-2000)
TO APPLY: 2018 Don and Judy Miller Scholarship for the Fine Arts 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 3.0 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: 2018 Cento Amici Scholarship 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.