The School of Art awards over $75,000 in scholarships each year. Scholarships are awarded during the spring semester for the following academic year.
All students are encouraged to apply for:
- School of Art Endowed Scholarships
- College of Fine Arts Medici Scholarship
Additionally, graduate students are eligible to apply for the following grants and scholarships:
- Graduate College Professional Travel Grants
- UA Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (AHSS) 1885 Fellowships
Current students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. GPA will be verified prior to review.
Submission of a FAFSA is required for all students who are recommended for scholarships (see details below).
How to Apply
The online scholarship portal is available for approximately one month during the spring semester. List Serve announcements will be posted to notify students when the application is available. Once you have registered, you may return to the scholarship portal as many times as needed to complete your application.
Recommendations for awards are based on the following factors:
- Quality of artwork or writing sample submitted
- 3.0 cumulative and major GPA
School of Art recommendations are forwarded to the University Scholarship Office. You will be notified by email (UA account only) that the recommendation has been made. Scholarships will not be awarded until the scholarship office verifies eligibility.
The School of Art offers student employment as studio technicians and graders. These appointments are competitive and are assigned by faculty. The University of Arizona also posts job opportunities on Wildcat Joblink.
Federal Financial Aid
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms are available on-line or through the Office of Student Financial Aid website. Submission of a FAFSA is strongly encouraged for everyone and is required for all students who are recommended for scholarships. These applications are used for the following federal student financial aid programs: Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, SEOG, Perkins Loans and College Work-Study. For more information on student financial aid, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid.