Art & Design Scholarships

The following scholarships will be available in the 2021-2022 school year, applications open in spring semester.
 

UMD Department of Art & Design Scholarship | Application

  • Art & Design Major
  • Open to part-and-full time students (award prorated based on the percentage of attendance)

  • At least your second semester of study (15 credits completed at UMD)

  • GPA 2.7 minimum cumulative grade point average AND

  • GPA 3.0 art & art history grade point average


Scholarship Selection Considerations
In selecting scholarship recipients, the faculty considers such factors: the merit of student work; academic standing; financial need; our university goal of increasing diversity; as well as the directions of the donor.

Dale C. Hagen Art & Design Scholarship | Application

  • Art & Design major
  • Full-time student entering their Junior or Senior year at UMD (60 credits completed)

  • GPA 2.0 cumulative grade point average


Scholarship Selection Considerations
In selecting scholarship recipients, the faculty considers such factors: the merit of student work; academic standing; financial need; our university goal of increasing diversity; as well as the directions of the donor. 
This scholarship was established to assist students who have a passion for their art.

Geraldine Hanson Heller Art & Design Scholarship | Application

  • Art & Design Major
  • Full-time student entering their Junior or Senior year at UMD (60 credits completed)

  • Students must attend Fall and Spring Semesters

  • GPA 3.0 cumulative grade point average

  • Financial need is not a factor


Scholarship Selection Considerations
In selecting scholarship recipients, the faculty considers such factors: the merit of student work; academic standing; financial need; our university goal of increasing diversity; as well as the directions of the donor.
This scholarship was established to assist students who plan to pursue a career in the arts.

Karl and Katarina Jaros Photography Scholarship | Application

  • Photo Minors or Digital Art and Photography Majors
  • Full-time student in at least your second semester of study (15 credits completed at UMD)

  • GPA 3.0 minimum cumulative grade point average


Scholarship Selection Considerations
In selecting scholarship recipients, the faculty considers such factors: the merit of student work; academic standing; financial need; our university goal of increasing diversity; as well as the directions of the donor. 
This scholarship was established to assist students whose primary creative focus is photography.

Robert Repinski Scholarship in Printmaking | Application

  • Studio Art major OR art minor with 6 credits of printmaking (3 credits may  be “in-progress” at the time of application)
  • GPA 2.5 cumulative grade point average

  • GPA 3.25 art & art history grade point average

  • Full-time student entering their Junior or Senior year at UMD (60 credits completed)

  • The scholarship is intended to assist students who would like to explore the medium beyond the introductory level.


Scholarship Selection Considerations
In selecting scholarship recipients, the faculty considers such factors: the merit of student work; academic standing; financial need; our university goal of increasing diversity; as well as the directions of the donor.
Additional considerations for this scholarship are: technical skills and intellectual content in printmaking; work that embraces social justice, diversity, non-discrimination, and community engagement; and active participation in extra-curricular activities that support the values stated above.

Isaac and Rose Gershgol Scholarship | Application

  • Art & Design Major
  • GPA 2.0 minimum cumulative grade point average

Scholarship Selection Considerations
Applicants must have a demonstrated financial need (based on information provided on the application)

Olive Anna Tezla School of Fine Arts Scholarship | Application

  • Art & Design Major
  • Must be a student in their third year who will be a senior in the next academic year
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 with a 3.0 Art & Design GPA

Scholarship Selection Considerations
In selecting scholarship recipients, the faculty considers such factors: scholarship, creative activity, leadership, and/or service in the area of Art & Design