Department of Art + Design Scholarships
Scholarships from the Department of Art + Design are awarded in the spring every year for the following academic year. Entrants are judged primarily on portfolio, though GPA is also considered.
The following scholarships are available:
- Department of Art + Design Academic Performance Scholarships for Incoming Students - $2,800 to award incoming students for academic year 2019-2020
- Incoming Student Scholarships - $1,000 - $3,000 for academic year 2019-2020
- Department of Art + Design Scholarships - $1,000 - $5,000 for academic year, continuing Department of Art + Design majors
- Department of Art + Design Endowed Scholarship – Amount varies, $4100 for 2018-2019 academic year, continuing Department of Art + Design majors
NOTE: Department of Art + Design scholarships may be “stacked” on university scholarships, with the exception of the University Honors Scholarship.
Please be sure to prepare portfolio pieces as requested to be considered for scholarships:
Recommendation Letters/Forms should be in print form, sealed in an envelope, and turned in with student's portfolio and application. Please do not send digital files. Thank you.
Calendar for 2019:
Mon, Feb 25 - Mon Mar 11, 2019: Accept portfolios in the Dept. of Art + Design office, Fine Arts 103*
*Incoming Students must submit portfolios online. Please see directions on application.
Spring Break Mar 18-22, 2019: Office closed
Week of Mar 25, 2019: Scholarship Committee reviews portfolios
Mon Apr 1, 2019: Students may collect portfolios from Dept. of Art + Design office, Fine Arts 103
Financial Assistance for students majoring in Art:
Department of Art + Design alumni have established a fund to assist students with the purchase of materials required for ART classes. Contact the department chair for details.
Other opportunities for Fine Arts students!
Mid-South Scholastic Scholarship - $2,000 for academic year, incoming freshman; juried and awarded via Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis TN.
Chancellor’s Award (cash award + hanging an artwork in the Chancellor’s residence for 1 year)
Dean’s Award (cash award + hanging an artwork in HSS for 1 year)
Roger Carlisle Memorial Award (cash award + hanging an artwork in the Fine Arts Building for 1 year)
(All three of the above are announced at the Art Student Union exhibit in April)
ASU Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, including:
For ASU scholarships, please see your Financial Aid advisor or begin here
A few of these great opportunities may include the following:
- A-State Scholar
- A-State Leadership
- A-State Spirit
- Beyond Boundaries Scholarship
- Arkansas Promise Scholarship
For more information, please contact the Scholarship Committee chairperson, Professor Nikki Arnell here.