Dean Gurskis posing with scholarship recipient

Scholarships

The College of the Arts invites full-time enrolled students in the College of the Arts to apply for scholarships for use during the 2021-2022 academic year . 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.

Please adhere to Application Deadlines in each scholarship application.

Available Scholarships


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: CART Dean’s Scholar/Artist Award 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 (see application for details); 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 $1,000-2,500)
TO APPLY: 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 $1,000-4,500)
TO APPLY: JEANNE WADE HENINGBURG SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS guidelines and application.
Cento Amici Scholarships
Eligibility: Enrolled full-time undergraduate (incoming or current) of any major in the  College of the Arts, who demonstrates good academic standing, artistic achievement and financial need. Candidates must submit an application and be nominated by the department chair.
TO APPLY: CENTO AMICI Scholarship guidelines and application.

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.