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To be eligible for the following awards, students must be enrolled during the semester of their application and be in good academic and financial standing at the university. Students are encouraged to apply for all scholarships for which they are eligible, but are limited to one art award per semester. Additional restrictions are listed below each scholarship description. All award amounts are contingent upon funding.
The O'Kane Gallery is the administrator of the Shipnes Scholarship, which was endowed by the Shipnes family in 1990. This award is restricted to expenses associated with credit bearing coursework at UHD, including tuition, books, fees, and/or supplies for the coming academic semester. The scholarship is available to current, full-time students who plan to enroll in at least one studio course each semester for the duration of the scholarship. To be considered for this award, applicants must
Please note that awardees must enroll in at least 3 semester credit hours, including the above-mentioned studio courses, during the year s/he receives a Shipnes scholarship.
In 2010 the Ellen and Jim Seigler Endowment was established to support fine arts programs in the Arts and Humanities Department and the O’Kane Gallery. The Seigler Art Materials Fund award reimburses students, up to $700, for the cost of art supplies and materials, workshops or other forums for student enrichment in fine arts. Successful applicants must demonstrate their excellence in studio art.
Please note that preference is given to awardees enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours for each semester s/he receives the award, but consideration will be given to students enrolled in at least 9 semester credit hours for each semester s/he receives the award.
Richard and Ann Trask established the Trask Scholarship Endowment Fund in 1998. This award may be used to cover expenses for art-related endeavors including tuition, books, workshop fees, supplies, books, and/or travel expenses for the coming academic semester. Preference will be given to incoming, degree-seeking students (0-54 college credit hours); continuing students may also be considered. The selection committee looks favorably upon applications that demonstrate the candidate’s promise in their pursuit of a career in Fine Arts.
To be considered for this award, applicants must:
Please note that awardees must enroll in at least 12 semester credit hours for each semester that s/he receives the award.
Emphasis will be placed on selecting recipient(s) interested in pursuing a career in Fine Arts and to awardees enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours for each semester s/he receives the award, but consideration will be given to students enrolled in at least 9 semester credit hours for each semester s/he receives the award.
Essay Prompt: Describe your career interests in the visual arts and discuss specific goals that UHD fine arts coursework will help you achieve.
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