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Scholarship(s) Details

Scholarship Name:Richard A. Keefer Art Scholarship Fund - Endowed
Award:Variable amount
Gender:Male only, Female only, Not Listed, Prefer Not to Indicate
Class Standing: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Upper-Level Undergraduate, Graduate Student, Postgrad, Student At Large, New Freshman, New Transfer
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:Open to all eligible declared art majors, undergraduate and graduate working in the designated area

Minimum 3.0 cum GPA in all art courses (official transcript not required)

Portfolio of five pices by 2-D - 3-D Studio, Design, and Art Education majors; Art History majors should include evidence of scholarship (research papers, publications, etc.)

Names and addresses of three references who know applicants work--minimum of two must be from School of Art faculty
Student may receive this scholarship for one year only

Rotates annually in the following order: 3-D Studio, Design, Art History & Art Education, 2-D Studio
Application URL:
Application Deadline(s):Not specified
Contact Information:School of Art
216 Art Building