Scholarships

2017-18 Academic Year Scholarships and Awards

Who may apply?

Full-time undergraduate students currently majoring in Art at MU-Columbia, who also will be enrolled as full-time Art majors at the University of Missouri-Columbia during the Fall 2017 semester.  (Note: students in their final, graduating semester are exempt from the requirement of full-time enrollment.)

Scholarships for Undergraduate Students:

Hazel S. Burney Art Scholarship
First preference is to award a scholarship to students majoring in Art. Up to 3 awards.

Matthew Fahey Cox Ceramics Scholarship
Awarded to an undergraduate BFA student in ceramics entering his or her junior or senior year in Fall 2017.

Richard M Hennessy Scholarship
For deserving students majoring in fine arts who have high character and scholastic aptitude. Awarded every third year between art, theatre and music. See Ferrie Craighead in A129 FAB if being offered.

William B. Ittner Sr. Fine Arts Prize
Awarded to an undergraduate student who has done work of sufficient merit to be worthy of recognition.

Redford Michael Perrine Scholarship
Awarded to an undergraduate art major with a specified grade point who demonstrates excellence in the field of art.

Richard and Patricia Wallace Endowment for the Arts
Up to 3 awards will be given to the student most notably demonstrating excellence in the field of Art.

John S. Weller Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an undergraduate art student demonstrating special talent and needs.

How do I apply?

The deadline to submit all application materials is Friday, APRIL 14, 2017, at 3:00 pm. Please deliver your application materials to the Scholarship Committee box in room A126 Fine Art Building. Any materials submitted after the 3:00 p.m. deadline will not be accepted.

All students interested in applying for the 2017-2018 Department of Art Scholarships & Awards must complete the following requirements, submitted on a flash drive or DVD along with a printed application form:

Students may apply for more than one scholarship or award. Only one application form and one set of images are necessary to apply for multiple awards. You may list names of the scholarships you are applying for on the application form.

You must submit no fewer than 5, but no more than 10, digital images of your original artwork, in jpeg format. Artwork must have been completed within the last two calendar years. Jpeg files must be 72 dpi, and sized to 1920 pixels in the longest dimension. You may submit the same images for multiple awards. Each image file must be titled in the following format: Your Last Name, Your First Name, Image Number, Title of Work.jpeg. (Example: John Smith is submitting six digital images for consideration. His first image file, Red Picture, would be saved as SmithJohn01RedPicture.jpeg.)

You may download an application form here (pdf opens in new window).