Art Scholarships

 

ALBER, MARY L. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Available to:
Must be a full-time student, successfully completed a minimum of 60 credits, be an art major seeking an education certificate. Must demonstrate both a strong interest in art education and the potential to become a successful teacher in art. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

Provided by:
A gift from Ethel Rice and Owen Sharp originating from the estate of Mary Alber.

Amount:
Award depends on funds available.

Selected by:
Donor Scholarship Committee.

Application:
Contact the Department of Art for scholarship application and deadline information. (970) 943-2071 - Quigley Hall 101


BRIAN HIRSH AWARD

Available to:
The Brian Hirsh Award has been established by Joel and Barbara Hirsh to provide an award to a Western State Colorado University Senior majoring in Art. The small award is for a graduating senior, to give him/her a start in his/her career, perhaps to start a web site, a fee or an art show or art supplies; however, there are no strings attached. This scholarship serves to honor the art talent of Brian Hirsh, a 2001 graduate of Western who passed away in 2012.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating Art major with skills in sculpturing, preferably in hand built ceramics.
  • The recipient will be determined by the Art faculty, in consultation with Financial Aid.

Amount:
Award depends on funds available.

Selected by:
Art Faculty.

Application:
Contact the Department of Art for scholarship application and deadline information. (970) 943-2071 - Quigley Hall 101

de KOEVEND, MABEL MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP

Available to:
Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be an Art Major. Full-time students, must have completed at least 2 semesters at WSC.

Provided by:
Family members of Mabel de Koevend.

Amount:
Award depends on funds available.

Selected by:
Art Faculty.

Application:
Contact the Department of Art for scholarship application and deadline information. (970) 943-2071 - Quigley Hall 101

Other:
Scholarship may be renewable.
 


GERHARDT, CHARLES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Available to:
Applicants for the Charles J. Gerhardt Memorial Scholarship must be full time, junior or senior level sudents majoring in either Art or English and must be maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25.  The award will alternate every year between an Art and English major.

Provided by:
Family and friends to honor the memory of one of Western's most outstanding students and to perpetuate his name as a symbol to other young men and women of outstanding achievement.

Amount:
Award depends on funds available.

Selected by:
Scholarship Selection Committee of the Department of Art and Music or Scholarship Selection Committee of the Department of Communication Arts, Language and Literature.

Application:
Submit a letter of application and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member in the appropriate department to the chairperson of the appropriate department (see other below). Deadline is April 1st.

Other:
Award is rotated among the two departments. For Spring 2012 students need to contact the English Department.


GROSLAND, AUGUST J. ART ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

Available to:
Students majoring in Art. Must be a full-time student who has completed a minimum of 30 hours.

Provided by:
Dr. "Gus" Grosland, Professor of Art and Chairman of the Art Department for many years.

Amount:
Award depends on funds available.

Selected by:
Western State College Art Program Faculty.

Application:
Contact the Department of Art for scholarship application and deadline information. (970) 943-2071 - Quigley Hall 101


JULIO, MARSHA T. ART SCHOLARSHIP

Available to:
Outstanding junior or senior female art students. Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

Provided by:
Family and friends of Marsha Julio, spouse of long- time WSC Art Professor Pat Julio.

Amount:
Award depends on funds available.

Selected by:
WSC Art Scholarship Selection Committee.

Application:
Contact the Department of Art for scholarship application and deadline information. (970) 943-2071 - Quigley Hall 101


RICE, ETHEL M. ART SCHOLARSHIP

Available to:
Must be a full-time student, successfully completed a minimum of 60 credits and be a declared Art major. Must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or greater.

Provided by:
A gift from Ethel Rice, revered WSC librarian.

Amount:
$1000

Selected by:
Donor Scholarship Committee.

Application:
Contact the Department of Art for scholarship application and deadline information. (970) 943-2071 - Quigley Hall 101


SCHELE, DR. LINDA MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP

Available to:
Art majors who can demonstrate financial need. Students must be full-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to non-traditional students, single parents, women, minorities, participants in WSC Spectrum and those using technical assistance.

Provided by:
Established by Dr. Heather Orr.

Amount:
Award depends on fund availability.

Selected by:
Art Faculty in consultation with the Financial Aid Office.

Application:
Contact the Department of Art for scholarship application and deadline information. (970) 943-2071 - Quigley Hall 101



TOBEY, GENE MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP

Available to:
Art majors who have been accepted into the Art program and can demonstrate financial need.

Provided by:
Gene’s wife, Rebecca, and his two children, Josh and Jami, and other family and friends.

Amount:
Award depends on funds available.

Selected by:
Art Faculty

Application:
Contact the Department of Art for scholarship application and deadline information. (970) 943-2071 - Quigley Hall 101