Scholarship Application Process* Academic Year 2023-2024 *Encompasses annual scholarships awarded by the Lamar Dodd School of Art to undergraduate and graduate students, including merit- and need-based support, area awards, and a few study abroad scholarships. Does not include graduate fellowships awarded to incoming graduate students or UGA Cortona Study Abroad awards; find more information about these awards and their requirements below. Lamar Dodd School of Art scholarships are awarded each academic year through an application process that opens in the late fall semester and closes in early spring. Scholarship recipients are announced by late spring, and scholarship funds are awarded for the subsequent fall semester. Lamar Dodd School of Art scholarships are made possible through generous contributions to the School that recognize and encourage academic and professional achievement. Please carefully review our timeline, requirements, and process below before consulting our lists of awards and submitting an application! 2023-2024 Application Window November 1, 2022 - February 1, 2023 Scholarship Notification April 2023 Scholarship Awards Ceremony April 21, 2023 Scholarship Eligibility Incoming freshmen accepted to UGA Currently-enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art Art-intended majors enrolled at UGA Students must be enrolled full-time in fall 2023 Students graduating in spring or summer 2023 are not eligible to apply Students must have a current FASFA on file at the Office of Student Financial Aid for the fall 2023 semester in order to apply for scholarships that require financial need Scholarship Application and Award Process Students are encouraged to review all information about the awards they are applying for. Students should have all necessary credentials for serious consideration. Student applicants are permitted to apply for multiple scholarships at one time. A general application must be submitted for consideration each academic year, as scholarships are not automatically renewed. Scholarships are credited to student accounts in August for the fall semester. Scholarship recipients are invited to attend the annual scholarship awards ceremony in the spring. As a courtesy to our generous donors, scholarship recipients are required to participate in thank you writing workshops to be considered for future awards and scholarships. Any questions regarding the application process or individual scholarship awards can be addressed to Scholarship Faculty Committee Chair Mary Hallam-Pearse at firstname.lastname@example.org The Lamar Dodd School of Art’s scholarship program is coordinated with the University’s Office of Student Financial Aid. Students who have questions about how a Lamar Dodd School of Art scholarship could impact their financial aid programs may call 706-542-8217 or visit the Financial Aid Office in Room 104, Caldwell Hall. Students may also find information on the OSFA website. MFA student work at Thomas Street Art Complex. Photo courtesy of Sidney Chansamone. Lamar Dodd School of Art Scholarship Application Use the link above to submit a 2023-2024 scholarship application for a variety of awards at the Lamar Dodd School of Art detailed below. Pay close attention to the specific requirements of each award. Note that all need-based scholarships require a current FAFSA on file at the Office of Student Financial Aid for the Fall 2023 semester. The deadline to apply for the 2023-2024 academic year is February 1, 2023. Merit Scholarships The Lamar Dodd School of Art offers students the opportunity to apply for competitive scholarships. The scholarships are open to full-time students majoring in any area of the visual arts. 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. Apply through the School's SlideRoom scholarship application page. To review Merit Scholarships, please review the list of awards here. Scholarship Nominations By Department or Area This group of scholarships supports students in specific areas of concentration at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. The scholarships are awarded based on nominations submitted during the spring semester by the chair or a faculty member of every area that has a designated scholarship at the School of Art. While faculty are responsible for nominating students, nominated students must still apply for the award through the School's SlideRoom scholarship application page. To review Department or Area Scholarships, please review the list of awards here. Study Abroad Scholarships Study Abroad Scholarships include funding for independent experiential learning, the Lamar Dodd School of Art Maymester course in New York City and the Dodd Cortona Study Abroad program, which has consistently offered UGA students training in the arts in Italy since 1970. Experiential Learning and Maymester Scholarships Applications for non-Dodd Cortona Study Abroad awards are submitted through the School’s SlideRoom scholarship application page and are screened by an appointed faculty committee at the school, which has sole discretion in determining recipients of the awards. Dodd Cortona Study Abroad Scholarships Please note — students who are pursuing Dodd Cortona Study Abroad scholarships should review eligibility requirements and deadlines by visiting the UGA Cortona - Dodd Cortona Study Abroad Scholarship page on the UGA Office of Global Engagement StudyAway portal. There are thirteen (13) Dodd – UGA Cortona specific scholarship opportunities. One completed scholarship application in the StudyAway portal allows applicants to be considered for any of these scholarships. To review Experiential Learning and Maymester Scholarships, please review the list of awards here. Graduate Awards and Fellowships Graduate scholarships and fellowships are awarded strictly by the Graduate Office. These recruiting and enrolled graduate awards are not included in the School of Art's call for scholarship applications each spring. To review Graduate Awards and Fellowships, please review the list of awards here. Other Scholarship Opportunities This scholarship is not awarded by the Lamar Dodd School of Art; however, its intent is to help students who are studying art and want to gain more cultural access to Germany. Courses taken in the Germanic and Slavic Department are required, too. The Erika C. and Ward B. Lewis Award for German Studies This award will be given to one or two German majors each academic year for study at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany. Preference will be given to candidates with an additional focus on Art or the Natural Sciences, and preference will be given to candidates who go abroad for a year. Learn more here.