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Department of Art Scholarships

The Department of Art has scholarships available to continuing (non-graduating) students only. Below is a list of scholarships to which students may apply. Applications are generally due early in the spring semester (mid February) unless otherwise noted. We recommend all students check the full listing of scholarships available from the UW-La Crosse Foundation located in the Cleary Center. More detailed information on the scholarships below, including where to submit them, can be found at https://uwlax.academicworks.com/.

 

Betty and Dale Kendrick Scholarship for Studio Art in Painting

Will be awarded to a continuing (non-graduating) student enrolled full time with a declared Art Major, a focus and painting, and a GPA of 3.0  or higher.  Student must have at least 30 credits earned at UWL (transferred credits don't count).

Award amount:  Varies

Deadline:  02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • Submit a portfolio (PDF format) of 10-12 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  •  Provide a short statement of your goals within the visual arts.

Catherine Crail-Susan Fransway Art Scholarship

Will be awarded to a junior or senior (2014-2015 academic year) enrolled full time with a declared Art Major.  Scholarship will be awarded for high quality of student's artwork produced at UWL.

Award amount:  Varies

Deadline: 02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • Submit a portfolio (PDF format) of 10-12 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a short statement of your goals within the visual arts.

Richard G. Beck Art Scholarship

Will be awarded to an outstanding junior Art Major as voted on by Art faculty. NOTE: Recipient must be enrolled full-time when the award is paid, so second year (sophomore) students should apply.

Award amount:  $875

Deadline: 02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • Submit a portfolio (PDF format) of 10-12 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a short statement of your goals within the visual arts.

Art Faculty Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

Will be awarded to an incoming freshman with the intention of majoring in Art. Must demonstrate scholarship, leadership, and great potential in art. 

Award amount:  Varies

Deadline: 02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • Submit a portfolio (PDF format) of 5 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a letter of support from a high school art teacher.

Sloan Scholarship for Art Students

Will be awarded to an incoming freshman with the intention of majoring in Art. Must demonstrate scholarship, leadership, and great potential in art. 

Award amount:  $1,000

Deadline: 02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • Submit a portfolio (PDF format) of 5 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a letter of support from a high school art teacher.

 

James Quillin Memorial Art Scholarship

Will be awarded to a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (2014-2015 academic year) enrolled full time with a declared Art Major or Art Minor.  Scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates scholarship, leadership and great potential in art.   

Award amount: Varies

Deadline: 02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • Submit a portfolio (PDF format) of 10-12 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a short statement of your goals within the visual arts.

 

Lisa Kay Roslansky Art Scholarship

Will be awarded to a female  junior or senior (2014-2015 academic year) enrolled full time with a declared Art Major and a GPA of 3.5  or higher.    Financial need will be considered for this award.  

Award amount:  Varies

Deadline: 02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • Submit a portfolio (PDF format) of 10-12 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a short statement of your goals within the visual arts.

 

Louise Drumm Endowment Fund for Art Scholarships

Will be awarded to a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (2014-2015 academic year) enrolled full time with a declared Art Major and an above average GPA.  Financial need will be considered for this award.  

Award amount:  Varies

Deadline: 02/15/2015 

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • Submit a portfolio _(PDF format)_ of 10-12 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a short statement of your goals within the visual arts 
  • NOTE: In even-numbered years the recipient shall be a male, and in odd-numbered years recipient shall be a female

 

Edward M. Bardill Memorial Scholarship in Photography

Will be awarded to a female sophomore, junior or senior (2014-2015 academic year) enrolled full time with a declared Photography Minor and a GPA of 3.0 or higher (in photography).  Student must have a minimum of 9 credits  earned in Photography and be a Wisconsin resident .   Financial need will be considered for this award.    

Award amount:  Varies

Deadline: 02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • State your degree program
  • Submit a portfolio _(PDF format)_ of 10-12 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a short statement of your goals within the visual arts.

 

Max Winter Memorial Scholarships in Photography

Two scholarships will be awarded to students with a declared Photo Minor or  Art Majorin good academic standing.   Academic achievement, personal qualities and financial need will be considered for this award. 

Award amount:  Varies

Deadline: 02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • State your degree program
  • Submit a portfolio _(PDF format)_ of 10-12 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a short statement of your goals within the visual arts. 

 

Roger Grant Scholarship

Will be awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior (2015-2016 academic year) enrolled full time at UWL with a declared Photography Minor, a GPA of 3.0 or higher and in good academic standing.  Student must have a minimum of 11 credits  earned in Photography and be a Wisconsin resident .   Financial need will be considered for this award.    

Award amount:  Varies

Deadline: 02/15/2015

Supplemental Questions/Materials:

  • State your degree program
  • Submit a portfolio _(PDF format)_ of 10-12 digital images representing your best work.  Size all images to 6"x9" @ 72 pixels per inch and save as high resolution JPEG. You must include descriptions including title, media, dimensions and dates.
  • Provide a short statement of your goals within the visual arts.