Art Scholarships

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First-Year Art Scholarships

The art program has several scholarships available to incoming first-years intending to major in art. Please complete the First-Year Scholarship Application. This application is due Decemeber 1, 2017.

Sadie Simonson Memorial Art Scholarship

Value:
$500 to $1,000

Selection Criteria:
Awards are based on the student's artistic ability, letter of recommendation, and essay.

Application:
The application process for the 2018-19 academic year will open during the fall semester.

Renewal:
This award is not renewable. However, the art program has additional scholarships it awards to continuing students on the basis of academic and creative performance at Luther.

Notes:
Students receiving this scholarship are required to enroll in "ART 121 Foundations: Visual Thinking" in their first year, preferable in the fall semester.

Lennis Moore Scholarship

Value:
Amount varies

Selection Criteria:
Awards are based on the student's artistic ability, letter of recommendation, and essay.

Application:
The application process for the 2018-19 academic year will open during the fall semester.

Renewal:
This award is not renewable. However, the art program has additional scholarships it awards to continuing students on the basis of academic and creative performance at Luther.

Continuing Art Student Scholarships

The art program also has several scholarships open to upper-class students majoring in art. No application is necessary with the exception of the Internship in the Visual Arts Scholarship. 

Marjorie and Frank Barth Scholarship
To be awarded to continuing students majoring in art. 

Huebner Kegarise Art Scholarship
Two awards given to continuing students majoring in art. 

Jesse and Lorraine Goetsch Scholarship
Awarded to declared art majors of any year who demonstrate a need for financial assistance. The Art Program ranks students for consideration and the Financial Aid Office makes the final selection based on student need. 

Internship in the Visual Arts Scholarship
To be awarded to continuing students pursuing an internship in the visual arts, which may include but is not limited to studios, museums, galleries, art libraries, non-profit art resource organizations, art journals, restoration shops or art retail stores. Students should be enrolled in ART 380, or a corresponding internship course.

*Please see the Visual and Performing Arts Department assistant for the application for this scholarship.