Scholarships

 

Art Students

 

Department of Art and Art History Scholarship Guidelines

The Department of Art and Art History offers scholarships to qualified majors in Art History and Studio Art.  Scholarships are awarded on the basis of both need and merit and may be applied for annually.  Scholarship amounts and durations vary and are not automatically renewed.  Subsequent awards are based upon overall performance in the major.

DEADLINES

Deadlines for Scholarships follow the schedule below.  There are three deadlines for scholarship applications, one in the fall, one in the spring, and one for senior studio support.

  • Applications for Research and Travel grants are considered in both the fall and spring.
    • Fall Deadline: Friday before Fall Break (For travel occurring during late Fall or Spring Semester including Winter Intersession and Spring Break).
    • Spring Deadline: Third Friday in February (For travel occurring during Maymester, Summer or early Fall).
  • Applications for Senior Exhibition Support are considered during the spring only.
    • Deadline: First Monday in February.
  • Applications for Academic Scholarships are considered during the spring only.
    • Deadline: Third Friday in February.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicant must be an Art History or Studio Art major (Art History and Studio Art minors may apply for travel/research awards but priority will be given to Art History and Studio Art majors).
  • Applicant must have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0

SCHOLARSHIP CATEGORIES

Scholarship applications are considered based primarily upon merit and secondarily upon need.  Both of these areas should be addressed in your application.  Students may apply for more than one type of scholarship in any academic year.

  • ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS (NO BUDGET REQUIRED)
    These scholarships are appropriate for students seeking funding to support tuition and other academic expenses, including expenses relating to semester-long study abroad experiences.  (No Budget Required).
  • RESEARCH AND TRAVEL GRANTS (BUDGET REQUIRED)
    These scholarships are appropriate for students seeking funding for research projects and/or short-term travel such as field studies, conference travel or summer study abroad programs.  The total amount requested may not exceed $2,000, but your budget must include an itemized list detailing all expenses including program fees, airfare, lodging, meals, etc.  For Rollins Field Study Experiences, please list the Program Cost as your budget total.  Research and Travel Grants may not be used to cover tuition for Semester-Long study abroad programs.
  • SENIOR EXHIBITION SUPPORT (BUDGET REQUIRED)
    Students may apply for up to $500 to cover expenses related to their Senior Exhibition.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

All materials must be in the form of a single PDF file and submitted electronically as an attachment to the following email address: rollinsartscholarships@gmail.com on or before the deadline.

If you have questions about submission, contact the Departmental Administrative Assistant at 404.646.2498. Office hours are Mondays - Thursdays 9:00am - 4:00pm, and Fridays 9:00am - 2:00pm.

Applicants should expect a confirmation of receipt of materials no later than the end of the next business day.  IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION WITHIN THIS TIMELINE, WE HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR MATERIALS.  INQUIRE WITH LUCIA DAVISON VIA EMAIL AT LDAVISON@ROLLINS.EDU IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE NOTIFICATION.


REQUIREMENTS

PLEASE NOTE:  WE NOW HAVE A NEW APPLICATION FORM.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FORM

The application process for grants and scholarships has been modified.  The samples below offer examples of successful applications, however, these do not conform to the new application guidelines and should be consulted for content only.

For a sample Studio Art Academic Scholarship Application click HERE

For a sample Studio Art Travel Scholarship Application click HERE

For a sample Art History Academic Scholarship Application click HERE

For a sample Art History Travel Scholarship Application click HERE