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Scholarship(s) Details

Scholarship Name:Jack & Eleanor Olson Art Scholarship
Award:Variable amount
Gender:Male only, Female only, Not Listed, Prefer Not to Indicate
Class Standing:Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
NIU GPA:3.25
Ethnicity: African American, Asian American, Caucasian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Other, Prefer Not to Indicate
Academic Area:Art
Other Interests: Northern Star, Athletics, Study Abroad, Scholarships for Students with Disabilities, Greek Life Scholarships, Student Involvement & Leadership Development, Childcare, Marching Band, LGBTQA, Gender & Sexuality, None, ROTC
Other Criteria:Full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the School of Art

Available to undergraduate or graduate students in studio art with an emphasis in 2-D Fine Arts (preference for undergraduate students with a field of study in Painting and/or Drawing)

Minimum 3.25 cum GPA in major courses

Portfolio of five pieces

Demonstration of financial need required (copy of NIU Financial Aid award letter or letter or statement outlining financial need should be included with application)

Names and addresses of three references who know the applicant and have knowledge of the applicant's work
Application URL:
Application Deadline(s):Not specified
Contact Information:School of Art
216 Art Building