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Scholarship(s) Details

Scholarship Name:Helen Merritt Art Scholarship
Award:Variable amount
Gender:Male only, Female only, Not Listed, Prefer Not to Indicate
Class Standing:Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
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:Available to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in art or art history (graduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 semester hours)

Preference to female students

Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA overall

Minimum 3.30 cumulative GPA in major courses (official transcript not required)

Studio majors should submit a portfolio of five pieces; Art History majors should submit evidence of research abilities
Application Deadline(s):Not specified
Contact Information:School of Art
216 Art Building