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Scholarship(s) Details

Scholarship Name:Frances E. Gates Memorial Art Scholarship - 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
Application URL:
Application Requirements:Recipients chosen in the following preference:

(1)Graduate Art student specializing in watercolor

(2)Undergraduate Art student specializing in watercolor

(3)Graduate Art student specializing in any medium

(4)Undergraduate Art student specializing in any medium

Submission of portfolio of 5 pieces

Minimum cum GPA of 3.0 (official transcript not required)

Names and addresses of three references who know applicants work with at least two from the NIU School of Art
Application Deadline(s):Not specified
Contact Information:School of Art
216 Art Building