MSUM offers a variety of Performing Arts scholarships for current and incoming students. Scholarships are listed below. Students can also apply for general university scholarships through the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office.
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.
Freshman Scholarship Application form
Talent Scholarship Application
Applications for Upperclassmen needs to be submitted to the School of Visual Arts Office (CA 161) on March 5th and 6th between 10 am. And 3 p.m. Upload your application to the scholarship folders on the designated computer in the School of Visual Arts office.
Excellence Scholarship Application
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 must 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 B.A. or B.F.A. 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.
Mary Alexander Brumby Endowed Scholarship for Studio Art
School of Visual Arts Scholarship
Dennis Dumm Endowed Scholarship in Photography
Art Department Scholarship
Catherine Wack, Drawing and Art History Emphasis