If you are applying for scholarships, please mark your calendars for May 2, 2017; all undergraduate and graduate award recipients must attend the awards ceremony.
Incoming Freshman Scholarships
The Kuzmicki-McCutchen Scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to major in art at the University of Georgia. Unfortunately, if your admission is deferred, we will only be able to look at students who have been accepted by April 1. The application is completed online through a service called SlideRoom. In order to apply, you must sign up for an account (if you are not a current user) and then you may follow the application link.
Students should submit the following:
- 5 digital images
- One-page personal statement about your reasons for wanting to be an art student
- Two letters of recommendation from art teachers
- High school transcript
- SAT scores
Lamar Dodd School of Art Scholarships: Undergraduate and Graduate Students
The Lamar Dodd School of Art offers the opportunity to apply for competitive scholarships. The scholarships are open to full-time students majoring in any area of the visual arts who have completed a minimum of one year of study at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Preference is generally given to students who will be juniors or seniors, but in the final analysis, a variety of factors are taken into consideration before a decision is reached. Applications are screened by an appointed faculty committee, which has sole discretion in determining recipients of the awards. Recipients who are selected are required to attend the scholarship and awards ceremony on May 2, 2017. They will also be strongly encouraged to write a thank you note to their benefactor.
COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORMS AND PROPOSALS:
In order to apply, you must sign up for an account (if you are not a current user) and then you may follow the application link. Student applicants will be able to apply for multiple scholarships at one time (see list of scholarships in the application process).
1. Mary Rosenblatt Graduate Award in Arts: Primarily to assist students who are planning a teaching career; however, awards are not limited to students majoring in art education.
2. Tom Hollingsworth Scholarship: Supports Undergraduate and Graduate research; designed to help students who have an idea for an exciting project, but need financial assistance to execute the process
3. Open Undergraduate Competitive Scholarship: Open to all undergraduate students
4. Rachel Sharp Decosimo Art Scholarship: provides financial assistance to out-of-state students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in art at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Consideration is based upon, but not limited to, academic achievements, financial need and demonstrated talent and promise.
5. Jack Davis Scholarship: assists an undergraduate student(s) majoring in art who have a passion for illustration, and the demonstrated talent and dedication to succeed as an illustrator
All Other Scholarships: Nominations by Area
The scholarships listed below are available to students in specific areas of concentration. The scholarships are awarded based on nominations through the Chair of each specific area and the process takes place during the Spring semester. Faculty will nominate students, and in return, students will apply for the scholarships below. In the application process, students must list their referring professor. In order to apply, you must sign up for an account (if you are not a current user) and then you may follow the application link. Student applicants will be able to apply for multiple scholarships at one time (see list of scholarships in the application process).
NOMINATIONS SUGGESTED BY CHAIR OR FACULTY:
Mary Rosenblatt Art Scholarship: assists any student who is majoring in art and is a worthy candidate
Albert Christ-Janer Scholarship: assists any student who is majoring in art and demonstrates financial need (confirmed through Financial Aid)
Betty Cabin Memorial Scholarship: assists worthy students who are majoring in art full-time
Vince Dooley Scholarship for the Arts: assists worthy students who are majoring in art full-time, and demonstrate financial need (confirmed through Financial Aid)
W. Robert Nix Art Education Award: recognizes and assists any deserving Art Education major(s) (undergraduate or graduate); awarded during the student's student teaching semester.
W. Robert Nix Award of Excellence in Art Education: recognizes graduate student(s) in Art Education who display compassion toward students, peers, as well as willingness to exert exceptional effort on behalf of others.
ART HISTORY AND PAINTING
Bailey Art Scholarship: assists a deserving undergraduate student(s) in Art History or Painting
Dorothy H. McRae Ceramic Arts Scholarship: assists an outstanding graduate student(s) in ceramics
GRAPHIC DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION
C. Clifton Chandler Memorial Scholarship: assists a graphic design major
STUDY ABROAD: NOMINATIONS BY AREA
Andrew Ladis European Travel Scholarship: assists a Ph.D student who needs to conduct research in Europe, as well as demonstrating academic merit and financial need.
Norman L. Cole Award: awards to an outstanding undergraduate student(s) who is a Georgia resident, attended a Georgia high school, demonstrates financial need, and would benefit from attending the Cortona Study Abroad Program.
Are you an art major who is interested in the Cortona Study Abroad Program?
Visit Franklin College to find out about these scholarships:
John D. and Marilyn Kehoe Cortona Scholarship: Seeks to recognize and assist deserving students for the academic term that they are enrolled in the Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy. John D. Kehoe was founder of the Cortona program and Director for twenty years.
Del Martin Amica di Cortona Scholarship: Supports up to three students accepted to the Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy per year (either Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters) based on both merit and financial need.
Mike Nicholson Painting and Drawing Study in Cortona Award: The purpose of this award is to provide support for Lamar Dodd School of Art students in the area of Painting and Drawing, who will participate in the UGA Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy.
Judy Voss Jones Cortona Art Scholarship: The primary purpose of this award is to support a graduate Painting and Drawing student accepted to the Cortona Studies Abroad program. This award may be given to an undergraduate, Drawing or Painting student if no graduate student applies (in a given year) to the Cortona program.
Rick Johnson Art in Cortona Scholarship: This award supports students enrolled in the Lamar Dodd School of Art to enhance their academic education and training in art with a study abroad experience in Cortona, Italy.
Jane Willson Cortona Studies Abroad Scholarship: This award assists students enrolled in the Lamar Dodd School of Art to expand their academic education with a study abroad experience in Cortona, Italy.
Charley Morgan Art in Italy Scholarship: The purpose of this award is to provide support for Lamar Dodd School of Art students in the area of Printmaking, who will participate in the UGA Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy.