Departmental and Award Scholarships

Awards for the visual arts that are available to continuing art or art history majors currently enrolled at the University include the E. J. Bird, Carmen Morton Christensen, Howard Clark, Fine Arts Advisory Board, Grace Durkee Meldrum, Ethel Armstrong Rolapp, Jack & Florence Sears, Thomas and Susan Rugh and Florence Ware. You can apply for all these scholarships using one application.

Continuing Studio Art Students

The scholarship application period for studio art students will open in early spring semester. Please check back for more information, or contact the art office at info@art.utah.edu or 801-581-8677.

First Year Studio Art Students

The scholarship application process is online, as such you will need to have quality photographs of your work to submit. You are allowed to upload 6 images, we recommend four pieces with two detail images, or 6 separate pieces. Four pieces is the minimum you could submit.

If you do not feel confident taking quality photographs of your own work, we are happy to provide assistance in photographing your work for the scholarship application. If you would like your work to be photographed or scanned please contact Visual Resources.

Please check your UMail daily - You will receive an email notification when your photos are complete and you can come pick up your work.

Art History Students

The scholarship application period for art history students will open during spring semester. Please check back for more information, or contact the art office at info@art.utah.edu or 801-581-8677. You will need to fill out the application form, and include a 250 word statement of academic interest and goals, and a copy of your current unofficial transcript.

Incoming Students

The scholarship application period for studio art students will open in early spring semester. Please check back for more information, or contact the art office at info@art.utah.edu or 801-581-8677. You will need to fill out the application form, and upload a PDF of your transcript (unofficial is fine), and a copy of your acceptance letter to the U. If you are a studio art student, at the bottom of the form, you will upload up to six photos of your work. The photos can be of six individual pieces, or four pieces with two detail photographs, four pieces is the minimum you could submit. Each photograph is limited to 2MB in size, and should be of high quality. Incoming Art History students can submit a statement in lieu of photographs of work.

College of Fine Arts Scholarships

Please check for CFA scholarships information by visiting their website.