Art Scholarship

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

NOTE: The application deadline for the 2018-19 academic year has passed. Please contact the scholarship coordinator with any questions.

Gustavus Adolphus College believes that art is an integral component of a liberal arts education. The Department of Art and Art History is committed to the liberal arts ideals and includes both majors and non-majors in classes and exhibits. 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 within the department to qualify or maintain the scholarship.

To Apply:
1. Submit an Application for Admission to Gustavus Adolphus College
 2. Complete the Gustavus Art Scholarship application, including all supporting materials:

  • Essay addressing background, activities, intent, goals
  • 3-5 pieces of work (PDF version, uploaded on application page)
  • On Campus Interview and Community Critique

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.

What’s Next:
Scholarship finalists will be invited to campus for a portfolio review with art faculty and students.

  • If you apply for admission through our Early Action timeline, you will be invited to our Fall Scholarship Day (Nov. 18, 2017)
  • If you apply for admission through our Rolling Admission timeline, you will be invited to our Spring Scholarship Day (Feb. 17, 2018).