Apply for Fall 2021 Scholarships

Deadline to apply is Nov. 8, 2020
Apply online at Academic Works

The following scholarships will be awarded to art major students currently enrolled at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, with the exception of the Willcockson Art Scholarship for incoming Freshmen. The requirements that must be met at the time the scholarship is applied for are listed below. All awards will be applied toward the following Fall semester tuition.

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Art Department Scholarships

All Art and Fine Arts majors

Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time BA/BS or BFA student with at least 12 credits completed in their major. (Previous OFAA recipients may not reapply)

Pride of Oshkosh Art Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time BA/BS or BFA student with at least 60 credits. Primary considerations are quality of portfolio and the ability to articulate that vision, with financial need a secondary consideration.

Li Hu Art Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Fine Arts – BFA student of at least junior level. Recipient must have achieved at least a 2.75 GPA in their major and completed at least one 300 level drawing/painting course. Note: Preference will be given to students with a 2D Studio emphasis and planning to pursue a MFA degree.

Michael and Kelly O’Brien Scholarship (Art)
Awarded to a full-time BA/BS or BFA student of at least junior level and shows a financial need. (Rotates with music majors – Art recipients apply in odd years)

Studio Art majors

Joann Kindt Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Studio Art or Art Education BFA student who is at least 25 years old. Preference will be given to female, non-traditional students.

Milton K. Gardener Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time BA/BS or BFA student with a 3D emphasis, of at least junior level.  Recipient must have achieved a combined GPA of at least 2.5 and a 3.0 GPA in their major.

Paul S. Donhauser Art-Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Studio Art or Art Education BA/BS or BFA student with at least a 2.5 combined or high school GPA. Preference will be given to freshman or sophomore students.

William J. Leffin Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time BA/BS or BFA student with a 3D emphasis.

William Niederberger Jr. Memorial Award
Awarded to a full-time Studio Art BFA sophomore or junior student. Recipient must also demonstrate skill in an unrelated area of expertise.

Art Education Fine Arts majors

Joann Kindt Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Studio Art or Art Education BFA student who is at least 25 years old. Preference will be given to female, non-traditional students.

Paul S. Donhauser Art-Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Studio Art or Art Education BA/BS or BFA student with at least a 2.5 combined or high school GPA. Preference will be given to freshman or sophomore students.

Margaret and David Hodge Scholarship in Art Education
Awarded to a full-time Art Education BFA student that has passed the Art Department Post-Foundation Portfolio Review and completed at least one of the three art education methods courses (Art 253, 354, or 356).

Graphic Design Fine Arts majors

4Imprint Scholarship (Graphic Art)
Awarded to a full or part-time Graphic Design BFA student possessing a minimum of 60 credits and combined GPA of 3.00.

The Lee Eun-Young Design Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Graphic Design BFA student possessing a minimum of 60 credits and combined GPA of 3.00.

Incoming freshmen

Willcockson Art Scholarship
This award is given to an admitted incoming freshman student that ranks in the top 25 percent of their high school class. Application materials include two references: one from an art teacher and one from a teacher in an academic area. A portfolio of art work that includes 8 to 10 examples from major studio areas; at least three (3) of these examples must be from the area of drawing.  Applications are due Feb. 1, 2019.

Awarded Scholarships

Charles Chronis Award
Awarded to an art major of junior standing for outstanding accomplishment in art history or art education. Faculty members in the area will select the winner.

Department of Art

artdepartment@uwosh.edu
Main: (920) 424-2222  |  Gallery Office: (920) 424-2235
Arts and Communication Center 325
926 Woodland Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901