Scholarships

We offer scholarships in an effort to help our students pay for school and supplies.

Art Departmental Scholarship*

This non-renewable scholarship is merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission and offered to a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student.

Criteria: 

  • 2.50 GPA
  • Artist Statement
  • Goals
  • Academic Status: Fr/So/Transfer (1-55 credits)

Barbara L. Bishop Scholarship*

This renewable scholarship is merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission and offered to a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student.

Criteria:

  • 2.50 GPA
  • Artist Statement
  • Goals
  • Resume
  • Academic Status: Jr (56-88 credits)

Jane Aman Liepis Research Award for the Arts**

This non-renewable scholarship is need/merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission and offered to a full-time Art Major (Printmaking/Book Arts, Crafts, Drawing/Painting).

Criteria:

  • Academic Status: Jr/Sr (70+ credits)

Franklin Federal Art Scholarship*

This scholarship is offered to a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student, it is non-renewable, merit based and evaluated through portfolio submission.

Criteria:

  • 2.50 GPA
  • Artist Statement
  • Goals
  • Resume
  • Academic Status: Jr/Sr (70+ credits)

Lucile Walton Art Scholarship***

This non-renewable scholarship is merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission offered to a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student.

Criteria:

  • Outstanding Artistic Ability
  • Artist Statement
  • Goals
  • Resume
  • Academic Status: All

Nan Gilbert Aman Memorial Scholarship*

Offered to a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student this renewable scholarship is available for accepted, incoming freshmen.

Criteria:

  • Status: (0–30 credits)

Virginia Estes Bedford Memorial Scholarship*

For a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student, renewable, merit based, and evaluated through portfolio submission.

Criteria:

  • 2.50 GPA
  • Artist Statement
  • Goals
  • Resume
  • Academic Status: So/Jr/Sr (30+ credits)

* Scholarship applicants must be a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student
** Scholarship applicants must be a full-time Art Major (Printmaking/Book Arts, Crafts, Drawing/Painting)
*** Scholarship applicants must be a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student