Art Scholarship

$500-$2,000 annually ($2,000-$8,000 over four years)

Gustavus Adolphus College and the Department of Art and Art History is committed to the liberal arts ideals and the Art Scholarship rewards talent in the visual arts, commitment to the field, and the potential for continued growth. Students do not need to major or minor within the department to qualify for or maintain the scholarship.

To Apply:
  1. Submit an Application for Admission to Gustavus Adolphus College
  2. Apply for the Gustavus Art Scholarship
  3. Submit all supporting materials:
  • Essay addressing background, activities, intent, goals
  • 3-5 pieces of work (PDF version, uploaded on application page)
  • Virtual Interview
To Maintain:

Renewal of the scholarship requires taking one course per year in the department of Art and Art History and maintaining a 3.0 in those courses.

Applicants will receive communication from the Art Scholarship Coordinator, Kaitlin Hanson (, after they are admitted to Gustavus. The Application for Admission opened on August 1, 2020.