MSUM School of Art offers a variety of Art scholarships for current and incoming students. Scholarships are listed below. Students can apply for scholarships through the online scholarship application. You must submit all required materials while the scholarship application is open. Please review the guidelines for a digital portfolio.
The Carol and Hugo Moeckel Endowed 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.
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 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.
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.
The applicant must be a declared major in the School of Art with the intention of pursuing a degree in the Fine Arts.
Current Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Art majors who are successfully advancing to the next level in their major areas of emphasis and have original work samples for submission.
Current Freshmen Studio Art majors must be enrolled at the sophomore level beginning fall semester.
Current Sophomore, Junior, and Senior, Studio Art majors must successfully advancing to the next level in their major area of emphasis.
Applicant must be a sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of receiving the scholarship. Applicant must have declared Art History as their area of emphasis.
Full time students who are sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the Art and Design department with an emphasis in Ceramics or Sculpture are eligible for this scholarship.
This merit- and need-based scholarship is available to art students in their junior year or higher who are seeking a BA or BFA in studio art with painting or drawing emphasis or graphic design major.
*An evaluation of financial need is done through a review of FAFSA information (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) that has been provided to the MSUM Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid. If you have not completed a FAFSA form already, you can do so at www.fafsa.gov.
Applicant must be an MSUM School of Art major and have at least one year (two semesters) remaining at MSUM who must demonstrate strong abilities in their chosen area of emphasis.
Must have at least a 3.0 GPA in MSUM School of Art course work and a 2.75 GPA overall in MSUM course work.
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.
Current recipients of the scholarship must reapply each year if they wish to receive continued support.
This upper class scholarship is designated for students studying in the School of Art, who demonstrate financial need and artistic merit.