Scholarships

Scholarships are available to all students entering an art program at Ashland University for the academic year. Art awards will be juried by department faculty using the student’s portfolio submission. These merit-based scholarship awards will increase the student’s total financial aid package at Ashland University. Please review the Art Scholarship Awards Brochure for full details on the portfolio submission process as well as specific criteria for Fine Art scholarships.

Awards of up to $2,500 per year

This can mean up to $10,000 over four years. Awards are renewed each year the student is enrolled at Ashland and meets the following criteria:

  • Student must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA
  • Student must maintain an art major
  • Student must make consistent progress toward building a portfolio of quality work
  • Student must support both the curricular and extracurricular programs of the Department of Art (attendance at gallery receptions and visiting artist lectures/demonstrations, participation in Art Club, etc.)

*NOTE: Scholarship portfolios will be accepted at any time, however, priority will be given to portfolios received before February 15.

Send Portfolio and Required Materials To:

Send portfolio and required materials to:

Scholarship Awards Jury
Art Department
Ashland University
401 College Avenue
Ashland, Ohio 44805

Work may also be hand-delivered to the Department of Art, Center for the Arts, room 227. For any questions regarding portfolio submissions, please contact the department office at 419.289.5190. We will accept scholarship portfolios at any time, however, priority will be given to portfolios received before February 15. All submissions will be retained by the Department of Art, and will become part of the student’s records.