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's tuition, with the exception of the Niederberger Award.
NOTE: Watch for opening of FALL 2017 scholarship applications on "Academic Works"
Art scholarship eligibility requirements are shown below. Click here or visit A/C 325 for information on required submission materials.
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.
Scholarships That Require Application
4 Imprint, Inc. Graphic Art Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time BFA student with a Design emphasis possession a minimum of 75 credits and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.
The Lee Eun-Young Endowment for Design Scholarship
Awarded to a BFA student with a Design emphasis possessing a minimum of 75 credits and cumulative GPA of 3.00. Scholarship is awarded from the Lee Eun-Young Endowment for Graphic Design.
Margaret & David Hodge Scholarship in Art Education
Awarded to a full-time BFA student with an Art Education emphasis. Applicant must have passed the Post-Foundation Portfolio Review in the Art Department and completed at least one of the three art education methods courses (Art 253, 354, or 356).
Michael & Kelly O’Brien Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a full-time student of junior status who is pursuing a degree in art or music and shows a financial need. Awarded to an Art major in odd numbered years.
Milton K. Gardener Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student, with at least one semester remaining, majoring in art with a 3D emphasis. Recipient must have achieved an overall grade point average of at least 2.5, a 3.0 grade point average in their major.
Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Scholarship
Awarded each semester to full or part-time Art major of any emphasis with at least 12 credits completed. Previous OFAA recipients may not reapply
Paul S. Donhauser Art-Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time student entering their sophomore year with an Art or Fine Art major (any studio emphases or art education) with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average.
Pride of Oshkosh Art Student Scholarship
Two awards will be given each year to full or part-time Art majors enrolled in the BFA, BS or BA program. Applications will be judged by the quality of art/design work submitted in the portfolio and the ability to articulate that vision in a written statement.
The Joann Kindt Scholarship
Awarded to a BFA Studio Fine Art or Art Education major enrolled as a full or part-time student who is at least 25 years old. Priority will be given to female, non-traditional students.
William J. Leffin Scholarship
Awarded to a student studying three-dimensional studio art with at least one semester remaining at UW Oshkosh.
William Niederberger Jr. Memorial Award
Awarded to a full-time sophomore or junior Art major in Studio Fine Art. Recipient must also demonstrate skill in an unrelated area of expertise.
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.