Art Scholarship

Art Scholarship

"Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world"  -Leonardo da Vinci

Amount: $1000 - $5000 Per Year
Eligibility: High School Seniors and Transfer Students

Application available: August 1
Deadline to apply: January 15 

To Apply for the Art Department Scholarship, you must:

  1. Apply for admission to University of Dallas
  2. Complete the Art Departmental Scholarship Application and attach any supplemental material to the online application OR email to aemartinez@udallas.edu.
  3. Submit ONE of the following:
    • No more than 20 digital images (72 dpi resolution, largest dimension should be a maximum of 1000 pixels). Please also include a list of images as a .doc file, including thumbnail of image, title, date, size and medium description. Artwork can be emailed to aemartinez@udallas.edu.
    • A short essay (400-600 words) analyzing a work of art, preferably one viewed in person. Please include an image of the chosen work with your essay
  4. While not required for this award, applicants wishing to tour the art facilities and meet with a member of the Art faculty can do so by registering for Odyssey Day or a personalized visit.

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Renewability Criteria:

The Art Department Scholarship is renewable annually for four consecutive school years, dependent upon the student's academic performance and the criteria stated below:

  1. Fulfill general scholarship renewal criteria.
  2. Enroll in and successfully complete a 2-credit or 3-credit studio art or art history course each semester.  Courses may not be repeated.

Click here for more information about the Art Department at University of Dallas.

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