Art Department Scholarships

Each year the Art Department Awards approximately $35,000 in scholarships to undergraduate students. They are competitive awards based on need and/or merit. To receive an art scholarship, students must be admitted to EMU, declare ART as a major, fill out an ART scholarship application and show a sample of their art work. The following scholarships are awarded within the department:

  • April Memorial Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Art Education.
  • Dennis Baggaley Memorial Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Printmaking.
  • Byron G. Bakalis Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Photography.
  • Sandra Braun Memorial Scholarship (need based) awarded to an outstanding student in Art.
  • Barbara E. Scott Brundage Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Art.
  • Kingsley Calkins Award (need based) awarded to an outstanding student in Painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking or sculpture.
  • Iris Ann Cody Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Art.
  • Donald and Betty Drummond Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Theater, Music or Art.
  • Helen I. Kuehn Memorial Scholarship awarded to entering first year students in Art.
  • Dorothy Lamming Scholarship awarded to students pursuing graduate studies in Art.
  • Judy Loeb Artist/Educator Award awarded to an outstanding student in Art Education.
  • Lucie Ann McCall Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Art Education.
  • Bob Morris Memorial Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Art.
  • Robert Oren and Lynn Sarosik Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Art.
  • Adnee Palmer Pearson Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in Art.
  • Arthur Rockall Scholarship awarded to an outstanding graduate student in Sculpture or Metals.
  • Anne Taubitz Townsend Memorial Scholarship awarded to an outstanding graduate student in Art Education.
  • Emil & Juanita Weddige Scholarship awarded to outstanding students in Art.
  • Pat Williams Scholarship awarded to outstanding students in Fibers.
  • Ellen Wilt Endowed Scholarship awarded to a female returning student in Art.

Requirements and Deadlines

The deadline for art department scholarships is February 14th. Students must fill out the scholarship application and return to the art office.

Other scholarship opportunities

Various scholarship are available through the College of Arts and Sciences. For more information, see the CAS Scholarship Page. For other non-art scholarship opportunities, students should contact the Financial Aid Office: http://www.emich.edu/finaid/.