Scholarships


Deadline: March 1st of each year.

The Department of Art + Design is pleased to offer a variety of scholarship opportunities, including CWU GSA scholarships, external scholarships, and exclusive Department of Art + Design scholarships designed specifically for Art + Design students. You should go to Scholarship Central to find additional scholarships you might qualify to apply. Scholarship Central.

By completing the Department of Art + Design Scholarship Application, you will be considered for all scholarships in which you qualify. For more information, please feel free to contact the Department.

Please note that any student applying for an award must also fill out a valid FAFSA.

Deadline: March 1 each year.


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Department of Art + Design Scholarships

 

First Year & Transfer Students

Dean’s Scholarship
Amount of award: $1000 - $4000
Requirements:
a. First Year & Transfer student admitted to CWU
b. Art + Design major
b. Portfolio
c. Statement of Interest
d. Can be renewed for 2nd year (must reapply)

John F. Connolly Memorial Scholarship
Amount of award: $500
Requirements:
a. First Year student admitted to CWU
b. Kittitas County high school graduate
c. Art + Design major specialization graphic design
d. Portfolio
e. Statement of Interest

Current Students

Charles Berrisford Endowed Art Scholarship
Amount of award: $500
Requirements:
a. Must be Art + Design major
b. Attending CWU full time
c. Demonstrate financial need
d. Portfolio
e. Statement of Interest

Louis Kollmeyer Art/Studio Art Scholarship
Amount of award: $1,000.00
Requirements:
a. BA or BFA Studio Art major
b.Demonstrate financial need
c. Minimum GPA of 3.0
d. Portfolio
e. Statement of Interest

Donald R. Singleton Endowment for Art Supplies + Materials
Amount of award: variable depending on number of qualified applicants. Approx. $500
Requirements:
a. Must be Art + Design major finishing their 2nd quarter of art + design study
b.Demonstrate financial need
c. Minimum Art GPA of 3.0
d. Portfolio
e. Statement of Interest

The Minerva Endowed Scholarship

Amount of award: variable
a. Recipient must be enrolled full-time at CWU.
b. Recipient must have a declared major in the Department of Art + Design.
c. Female recipient is preferred.
d. Student must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA or better.

Graduate Students

Behnke Graduate Fellowship Endowment
Amount of Award: Based on availability of funds
Requirements:
a. CWU Master of Fine Arts candidate
b. Portfolio
c. Statement of Interest

Catherine Hall Moe Scholarship
Amount of award: Based on availability of funds
Requirements:
a. CWU Master of Fine Arts candidate
b. Minimum GPA of 3.2
c. Demonstrate financial need
d. Portfolio
e. Statement of Interest

 


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Explore many other scholarship opportunities through the CWU Scholarship Office.

And follow the directions to apply through Scholarship Central.

Other External Scholarships

These scholarships are not distributed by the Department of Art + Design.
Please see their website for deadlines, requirements, and eligibility.

C. Farrell Fine Arts and Research Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students at Central Washington University who are pursuing a fine arts project in Art, Music, Theatre, or Creative Writing, or who are pursuing a research project pertaining to the History, Geology, Archaeology of Kittitas Valley. This scholarship provides one year of in-state tuition, $200 book allowance, and project costs. Please see their website for more information.

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