Apply for Fall 2023 Scholarships

Applications for Fall 2023 Open September 7
Apply online at Academic Works

Deadline to apply is November 6

The following scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate art major students enrolled at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. All awards will be applied toward the following Fall semester tuition. The requirements that must be met at the time the scholarship is applied for are listed below. 

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Art Department Scholarships

All Art and Fine Arts majors

Pride of Oshkosh Art Student Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Art BA/BS or Fine Arts 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 Art BA/BS or Fine Arts BFA student of at least junior level and shows a financial need. (Rotates with music majors)

William J. Leffin Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Art BA/BS or Fine Arts BFA incoming or current student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus.

Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in Art, Music, or Theatre with at least 12 credits completed in their major. (Previous OFAA recipients may not reapply)

Studio Art majors

Good Art for Good Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time Art BA/BS or Fine Arts Studio BFA incoming or current student with financial need enrolled at the Oshkosh campus.

Joann Kindt Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Fine Arts Studio 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 Art BA/BS or Fine Arts Studio BFA student of at least junior level with a combined GPA of at least 2.5 and a 3.0 GPA in their major. Note: Preference will be given to students who include 3D artwork in their portfolio.

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

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

Art Education Fine Arts majors

Margaret and David Hodge Scholarship in Art Education
Awarded to a full-time Fine Arts 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).

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

Graphic Design Fine Arts majors

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

Incoming freshmen

Good Art for Good Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time Art BA/BS or Fine Arts Studio BFA incoming or current student with financial need enrolled at the Oshkosh campus.

William J. Leffin Scholarship
Awarded to a full or part-time Art BA/BS or Fine Arts BFA incoming or current student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus.

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.

Incoming student applications are due Feb. 5, 2023.

Awarded Scholarships

Department of Art

artdepartment@uwosh.edu
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926 Woodland Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901