Art History Scholarships

MSUM School of Art offers a variety of Art scholarships for current and incoming students. Scholarships are listed below. Students can apply for university scholarships through the online scholarship application October 1-February 1. You must submit all required materials while the scholarship application is open. Please review the guidelines for a digital portfolio.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Fall semester junior or senior class level.

Application Criteria:

  • Must be a declared Art major in the School of Art.
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong abilities in their chosen area of emphasis in the School of Art and
  • must have a 3.0 overall GPA in MSUM coursework.
  • Upload a copy of your current transcript
  • Upload a digital portfolio (see the School of Art website for more information on the digital portfolio) or an art history paper.

 

 Eligibility:

  1. Applicant must be an MSUM School of Media Arts and Design major and have at least one year (two semesters) remaining at MSUM.
  2. Applicant must demonstrate strong abilities in their chosen area of emphasis.
  3. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA in MSUM School of Media Arts and Design course work and a 2.75 GPA overall in MSUM course work.
  4. This is an upper level scholarship and an application can be submitted as early as the Spring Semester of the sophomore year of study.
  5. Applicant must have completed at least one introductory art course and be currently enrolled in or have finished at least one art studio class at the 303 level or above.
  6. Current recipients of the scholarship must reapply each year if they wish to receive continued support.
  7. A student may receive no more than three years of awards from this scholarship.
  8. Award winners will be chosen based on quality of work and application requirements.
  9. Award winners will be notified by late April.
  10. Applicant must be enrolled full time (12 credits per semester), or, if you are in the certificate program, a minimum of 8 credits per semester.

No additional requirements needed

This upperclass scholarship is designated for Art Education students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are citizens of the United States. 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 Art 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.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Fall Semester Junior and Senior class level
  • Upload a copy of your current transcript
  • Upload a statement describing the importance of Art Education for K-12 students.
  • Upload a digital portfolio (see the School of Art website for more information on the digital portfolio)

 

 

  • The applicant must be a declared major in the School of Art and have at least one year left (two semesters) of their studies at MSUM.
  • The student applying must have a 3.0 in MSUM School of Art coursework and a 2.75 overall GPA in MSUM coursework.
  • The applicant must be enrolled full time (12 credits per semester) or if enrolled in the Certificate in Portfolio Development program a minimum of 8 credits.
  • The applicant must have completed at least one introductory course and be currently enrolled in or have finished at least one art studio class at the 303 level or above.
  • A student may receive no more than three years of awards from this scholarship.
  • Current recipients of this scholarship must reapply each year if they wish to have continued support.
  • Award winners will be chosen based on the quality of their artwork and the fulfillment of the application requirements.
  • Recipients of this scholarship will be required to give a formal public presentation of recent work at the School of Art colloquium.
  • Upload a digital portfolio. Digital portfolio guidelines.
  • Upload a letter of application that includes a personal statement regarding your commitment to the study of art.
  • Upload an artist statement.

The applicant must be a declared major in the School of Art with the intention of pursuing a degree in the Fine Arts.

 

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION

  1. A letter of interest indicating your reasons for pursuing an art degree or career in the arts.
  2. One or two letters of recommendation.
  3. Upload your work as a digital portfolio. Digital portfolio guidelines.

 

Applicant must be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Art major who have successfully advanced to the next level in their major areas of emphasis.

 

  • Upload a copy of your current transcript.
  • Upload a digital portfolio (see the School of Art website for more information on the digital portfolio).