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  • Art Talent Scholarships
  • School of Visual Arts Talent Scholarships

    Freshman Talent Scholarship

    Freshman talent scholarships can be awarded to incoming freshmen. Application form is available to high school seniors planning to enroll at Minnesota State University Moorhead. The deadline is March 31st.


    MSUM School of Visual Arts Scholarship Application

    The department has a generous award program consisting of talent and excellence scholarships. The deadline for application is March 6th. View the forms below to learn more and apply.

    Talent Scholarships
    Excellence Scholarships

    Financial Aid Scholarships

    Scholarships Offered

    Mary Alexander Brumby Endowed Scholarship for Studio Art

    School of Visual Arts Scholarship

    John Holland Art Scholarship
    Current Sophomore, Junior, and Senior, Visual Arts majors who are successfully advancing to the next level in their major areas od emphasis and have original work samples for submission.

    Mary Alexander Brumby Endowed Scholarship for Art History
    Applicant mist have declared Art History as their area of emphasis and submit a paper which will be evaluated by the Art History Professors.

    Dr. Blanche D. Schwartz Scholarship Endowment
    Applicant must demonstrate strong potential in the area of teaching based on professionalism and experience. Must have declared Art Education as their major and have a 3.0 GPA overall, and must continue to be involved in the School of Visual Arts following the Art Education program requirements while receiving the scholarship. The application includes a written statement describing the importance of Art Education for K-12 students and ten images in digital format.

    Sharon R. Mendola Memorial Endowed Scholarship – Art Department
    This scholarship is for students at the Junior or Senior class level seeking a BA or BFA in painting, drawing or graphic design. Financial need and good academic standing will be taken into consideration.

    Carol and Hugo Moeckel Endowed Scholarship - Art Dept.
    This scholarship is for students at the Junior or Senior class level who demonstrate strong abilities in their chosen area of emphasis in the School of Visual Arts. Current Sophomore, Junior and Senior applicants must submit 10 images in digital format or submit an Art History paper.

    Ellen and Paul Diederich
    Painting Major, Junior or above, 3.0 GPA This scholarship is for Junior and Senior class level students with a 3.0 GPA in art courses. It is available for applicants who are painting majors.

    David A Wallace Memorial Endowed Art Scholarship
    Students at the Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Certificate class level are eligible for this scholarship specifically for Art majors with an emphasis in Ceramics.

    Richard Gompf Endowed Art Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students at the Sophomore, Junior, Senior and Certificate class level with a declared emphasis in ceramics or sculpture.

    Wendy Rice Endowed Scholarship
    This upperclassman scholarship is open to students at the Junior or Senior class level with an interest in arts or gallery management. A minimum 2.75 overall GPA in MSUM coursework is required.

    Department of Art & Design Endowed Scholarship
    Applicants must be a U.S .Citizen at a Junior or Senior class level. An overall GPA of 3.0 is required.

    Dennis Dumm Endowed Scholarship in Photography

    Art Department Scholarship

    Paul/Gorsche Scholarship

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