Lamar Dodd School of Art Scholarship Applications Applications are 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. When applying for the scholarships below, please keep the following in mind: For Spring 2021, the application period will be Monday, February 22th through Friday, March 26th at 5 PM. Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, as well as art-intended majors enrolled at UGA, are eligible to apply. Students graduating in Spring or Summer 2021 are NOT eligible to apply. Students must be enrolled full-time in Fall 2021 to be eligible for an award. Scholarships are credited to student accounts in August for the Fall 2021 semester. Students traveling in Summer 2021 will not be awarded until Fall 2021. Students are encouraged to review all information about the awards. Merit based awards are extremely competitive. Students should have all necessary credentials for serious consideration. A general application must be submitted for consideration each academic year, as scholarships are not automatically renewed. One general application guarantees consideration for any of the scholarships for which an applicant qualifies, so it is not necessary to apply for specific scholarships by name. 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 706-542-6147 or visit the Financial Aid Office in Room 220, Holmes/Hunter Academic Building. Students may also find information on the OSFA website. Students must have FASFA on file at the Office of Student Financial Aid for the Fall 2021 semester in order to apply for scholarships that require financial need. Student applicants will be able to apply for multiple scholarships at one time. Merit Scholarships 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 asked to attend the scholarship and awards ceremony. They will also be asked to write a thank you note to their benefactor in the Fall. Requirements*: Personal Statement CV / Resume 1 Letter of Reference 5 Images of work (Studio Art or Design students) OR Abstract of Scholarly Paper (Art History students only) * Excludes Kuzmicki-McCutchen The Kuzmicki-McCutchen Scholarship Awarded to outstanding incoming Freshman 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. Students should submit the following: 5 digital images one-page statement about your reasons for wanting to be an art student two letters of recommendation from art teachers high school transcript and SAT scores Tom Hollingsworth Scholarship: Supports Undergraduate and Graduate research; Awarded to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students to support art-related educational expenses. Project proposal required. Rachel Sharp Decosimo Art Scholarship: Awarded to outstanding out-of-state students Mimms Stevenson Cross Scholarship: Awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student who may have financial need (FAFSA is required for the 2021-2022 academic year; confirmed through Financial Aid) Balsano Family Scholarship: Awarded to a student who graduated from a Georgia high school and demonstrated outstanding talent and work ethic Sister Rosetta Undergraduate Art Scholarship: Awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student who may have financial need (FAFSA is required for the 2021-2022 academic year; confirmed through Financial Aid) Mary Rosenblatt Art Scholarship: Awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding talent who may have financial need Albert Christ-Janer Scholarship: Awarded to a student of outstanding character with a proven academic and/or professional record who may have financial need (FAFSA is required for the 2021-2022 academic year; confirmed through Financial Aid) Betty Cabin Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to full- time students who have demonstrated outstanding talent and may have financial need Vince Dooley Scholarship for the Arts: Provides financial aid in the form of scholarship to needy and worthy students enrolled on a full-time basis (FAFSA is required for the 2021-2022 academic year; confirmed through Financial Aid) Bailey Art Scholarship: Awarded to a deserving undergraduate student majoring in Painting or Art History. Financial need may be a consideration. Spark Award: Supports undergraduate students at Lamar Dodd School of Art, who want to create visual art or research projects, enhancing their focus of study at Dodd. Project proposal required. Scholarship Nominations By Department 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; however, nominated students must still apply through Slideroom. NOMINATIONS SUGGESTED BY AREA CHAIR OR FACULTY ART EDUCATION W. Robert Nix Art Education Award: Awarded to a deserving Art Education student who will be student teaching the semester the award is given W. Robert Nix Award of Excellence in Art Education: Awarded to a deserving Art Education student who display compassion toward students, peers, as well as willingness to exert exceptional effort on behalf of others CERAMICS Ron Meyers Student Support Fund in Ceramics: Provides support for graduate students in the Lamar Dodd School of Art studying Ceramics Dorothy H. McRae Ceramic Arts Scholarship: Awarded to outstanding graduate students in ceramics DRAWING & PAINTING Dorothy Alexander Roush Student Scholarship: Awarded to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student seeking a degree in drawing or painting GRAPHIC DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION C. Clifton Chandler Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to juniors (rising seniors) majoring in Graphic Design JEWELRY AND METALWORKS Kenneth Kase Support Fund: The purpose is of this award is to provide a project fund for an undergraduate student(s) or graduate student(s) studying Jewelry and Metals at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Project proposal required. The fund will financially assist a student annually by supporting the purchase of materials necessary for projects assigned in classes taken as part of their major. Applicants for support from the Kenneth Kase Fund should submit a one-page statement outlining the relevance of art in their lives. A list of supplies with costs required to complete assignments should be submitted as well. Faculty from the Jewelry and Metals Department will select the recipient(s) PHOTOGRAPHY Mary Ruth Moore Reciprocity Award Fund: Provides a project fund for an undergraduate or graduate student(s) studying photography in the Lamar Dodd School of Art. The fund will financially assist a student with a project that is aligned with Mary Ruth Moore's photographic sensibilities. Project proposal required. Before applying for the award, students should review Ms. Moore's work, teaching materials and writings contained in her book available through the Lamar Dodd School of Art Photography Department, and at maryruthmoore.com. Students should apply for the award by submitting a proposal outlining the details of their photographic project: 10-20 images related to the project, their concept, location(s), specific materials and budget needed to complete the project, timeline of completion, and how the project relates to Mary Ruth Moore's artwork and ideas about the medium of photography. Special consideration will be given to projects involving history, landscape, storytelling, poetry, atmosphere, place, reciprocity, and patience as part of the photographic process. Recipients will be selected by a committee in the Photography Department, based on their proposal and their submitted work. ART HISTORY Andrew Ladis European Travel Scholarship: Awarded to a graduate student of distinction enrolled in a Ph.D. program who needs to conduct research in Europe. Applications and awards are handled exclusively by faculty of the Art History area Study Abroad Scholarships Generally awarded in the fall semester to students who attended the Cortona Program over the summer. Scholarship recipients will be notified in May and money is awarded in August. Jack Usry Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student who wishes to study in Cortona and may have financial need Cynthia Yavinsky Art Abroad Scholarship: Awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student to participate in a study abroad experience that will enrich his or her appreciation in art Laura Nicole Reynolds Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to an outstanding Photography student who is participating in the Cortona Study Abroad Program Norman L. Cole Award: Awarded to outstanding students from Georgia, who graduated from an accredited Georgia High School and will attend the Cortona program. This student must be a legal resident of the State of Georgia Graduate Awards and Fellowships 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 Please note that the scholarships below are awarded strictly by the Graduate Office for recruiting and graduate awards. These awards are not included in the School of Art's call for scholarship applications each Spring. Frierson Graduate Fellowship: Awarded to a graduate student in their first year who displays exemplary standards of good conduct. The award will follow them through three years of their graduate program Looney Foundation Graduate Fellowship: Awarded to a graduate who displays exemplary standards of good conduct and is in good academic standing Whitehead Graduate Art Scholarship: Awarded to a graduate student in their first year who displays exemplary standards of good conduct. The award will follow them through three years of their graduate program Matheny Family Graduate Support: Provides support for graduate students in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, including awards and travel. Other Scholarship Opportunities These scholarships are not awarded by the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Visit Franklin College to find out about these scholarships and how to apply for them. Cortona and Study Abroad Scholarships To apply for Cortona Studies Abroad Scholarships, please use Scholarship Universe. 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. Cortona Experience Alumni Scholarship: The primary purpose of this award is to enable students in the Lamar Dodd School of Art with limited financial resources the opportunity to participate in the Cortona Studies Abroad Program. Charles Morgan Cortona Scholarship: Preference is given to Lamar Dodd School of Art students with area studies in printmaking. 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.