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View all of the available art scholarships, their requirements and how to apply.

The following scholarships will be awarded to art major students currently enrolled at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, with the exception of the Willcockson Art Scholarship for incoming Freshmen. The requirements that must be met at the time the scholarship is awarded are listed below. All awards will be applied toward the following Fall semester tuition, with the exception of the Niederberger award given as a check.

FALL 2017 scholarship applications open on August 29, 2016 at "Academic Works".  Deadline to apply is October 15, 2016


Art scholarship eligibility requirements are shown below. Click here or visit A/C 325 for information on required submission materials.

Scholarships That Require Application on "Academic Works"

FOR ALL ART OR FINE ARTS MAJORS:

Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Art - BA,BS or Fine Art - BFA student with at least 12 credits completed in their major. (Previous OFAA recipients may not reapply)

Pride of Oshkosh Art Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Art - BA,BS or Fine Art - BFA student with at least 60 credits. Primary considerations are quality of portfolio and the ability to articulate that vision, with financial need a secondary consideration.

Michael and Kelly O’Brien Scholarship (Art)
Awarded to a full-time Art - BA,BS or Fine Art - BFA student of at least junior level and shows a financial need. (Rotates with music majors – Art recipients apply in odd years)

FOR ART AND/OR FINE ARTS - STUDIO MAJORS:

Joann Kindt Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Fine Art (Studio or Art Educ) BFA student who is at least 25 years old. Preference will be given to female, non-traditional students.

Milton K. Gardener Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time Art - BA,BS or Fine Art - BFA student with a 3D emphasis, of at least junior level.  Recipient must have achieved a combined GPA of at least 2.5 and a 3.0 GPA in their major.

Paul S. Donhauser Art-Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Art - BA,BS or Fine Art - BFA (Studio or Art Educ) student entering their sophomore year with at least a 3.0 combined GPA.

William J. Leffin Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Art - BA,BS or Fine Art - BFA student with a 3D emphasis.

William Niederberger Jr. Memorial Award
Awarded to a full-time Fine Art (2D or 3D Studio) BFA sophomore or junior student. Recipient must also demonstrate skill in an unrelated area of expertise.

FOR FINE ARTS - ART EDUCATION MAJORS:

Margaret and David Hodge Scholarship in Art Education
Awarded to a full-time Fine Arts (Art Educ) BFA student that has passed the Art Department Post-Foundation Portfolio Review and completed at least one of the three art education methods courses (Art 253, 354, or 356).

Joann Kindt Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Fine Art (Studio or Art Educ) BFA student who is at least 25 years old. Preference will be given to female, non-traditional students.

Paul S. Donhauser Art-Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Art - BA,BS or Fine Art - BFA (Studio or Art Educ) student entering their sophomore year with at least a 3.0 combined GPA.

FOR FINE ARTS - DESIGN MAJORS:

4Imprint Scholarship (Graphic Art)
Awarded to a full or part-time Fine Arts (Design) BFA student possessing a minimum of 60 credits and combined GPA of 3.00.

The Lee Eun-Young Design Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Fine Arts (Design) BFA student possessing a minimum of 60 credits and combined GPA of 3.00.

 

Awarded Scholarships

Charles Chronis Award
Awarded to an art major of junior standing for outstanding accomplishment in art history or art education. Faculty members in the area will select the winner.

 

Incoming Freshmen Scholarship

Willcockson Art Scholarship
This award is given to an admitted incoming freshman student and rank in the top 25 percent of high school class. Submit two letters of recommendation: One from an art teacher and one from a teacher in an academic area. Submit a portfolio of art work that includes 10 to 20 examples from major studio areas. Five of these examples must be from the area of drawing and may include slides or photographs of large items or three-dimensional work. Application is due March 15th.

 

Scholarship Recipients

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