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Art Material Funds and Scholarships

Fall 2019

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. Additional restrictions are listed below each scholarship description. All award amounts are contingent upon funding.


Ellen and Jim Seigler Endowment

​Undergrad
Yes
​Graduate
No
​GPA Min.
2.5 Overall
3.0 Art
​Status
Enrolled
No. of Awards
Up to 2
Award Amt.
$500 each
Deadline
OCT15, 2019

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 $200, 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.

Applicants must:

  • have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher in all art classes and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better at the time of application.
  • Be currently enrolled in 9 or more credit hours, of which at least one course is a 3 credit hour art studio class.
  • Submit a link to a digital portfolio of at least 10 labeled works of art to artscholarship@uhd.edu.
  • Submit the application form along with a Degree Progress Report (DPR).

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.


Shipnes Scholarship

​Undergrad
Yes
​Graduate
No
​GPA Min.
2.0
​Status
Enrolled
​No. of Awards
1
​Award Amt.
$1,000
​Deadline
OCT 15, 2019     
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
  • have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher at the time of application
  • be a declared Fine Arts major
  • Submit a digital portfolio of 10 labeled images to artscholarship@uhd.edu OR submit a 500 word essay on the subject of your career interests in art with the application form.
  • Submit the application form including UHD Degree Progress Report (DPR).

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.​

Apply for Shipnes Scholarship


Trask Scholarship

​Undergrad
Yes
​Graduate
No
​GPA Min.
2.5 Overall
3.0 Art
​Status
Enrolled
No. of Awards
2
Award Amt.
$2,000 each
Deadline
OCT 15, 2019

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:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in all art classes and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application.
  •  Submission of digital portfolio of 10 labeled images emailed to artsholarship@uhd.edu OR submission of a 500 word essay on the subject of your career interests in art with the application form.
  • Submission of the application form including a current Degree Progress Report (DPR).
  • Preference is given to incoming freshmen who are seeking a degree.

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.

Apply for the Trask Scholarship

 

Last updated 10/3/2019 5:25 AM