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Department of Art Student Awards

Each spring term, the Department of Art presents a number of monetary awards to students on a competitive basis. For more information about these awards, contact FSU Art Advisor Elizabeth DiDonna.


Exceptional Opportunities Award

Spring 2017 applications are due March 6, 2017 at 11:59PM.

Students can apply for funding to help with an amazing study or research opportunity!

This could be for:

  • Fulbright
  • International/National Arts Residency
  • International/National Arts Workshop
  • International/National Arts Conference Presentation
  • International/National Exhibition
  • Other Exceptional Opportunities

For proposal requirements, please visit the submission page here.

 

Spring 2017 art student awards applications are currently closed.

List of Awards by Academic Program

Graduate Awards

Andy McLaughlin Memorial Award

Given to outstanding art students (BA, BFA or MFA) for work exemplifying exceptional artistic achievement.

Jim Boone Endowed Art Scholarship

Given to two outstanding art students (BA, BFA or MFA) for work exemplifying exceptional achievement, with preference given to those whose work deals with social justice issues.

Mary Ola Miller Reynolds Award

Given to one graduate art student (MFA) demonstrating significant achievement in studio art.

MFA Award

Given to an outstanding graduate student in the MFA in Studio Art Program.

Florence Teaching Award

Awarded to graduating 3rd Year students. An annual Florence, Italy Teaching Fellowship is awarded in concert with FSU International Programs to one outstanding graduating MFA student. Recipient selected by faculty committee.

Awards Offered by the Graduate School

Wilson-Auzenne Assistantship for Minorities

  • For students currently enrolled OR to be admitted in Fall 2017
  • For students of African-American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Native-American descent
  • Students must be citizens of the U.S. (if they have a visa, certain codes are and are not eligible)
  • Students receive a $5000 stipend for their assistantship (through our department) for fall and spring terms
  • Department nomination deadline: January 18, 2017

Legacy (for incoming students)

  • For students admitted in Fall 2017
  • Students receive $10,000 annually for three years
  • Recipients also receive a health insurance subsidy
  • Recipients must participate in the Fellows Society
  • Note: students CAN complete an assistantship through our department
  • Department nomination deadline: January 23, 2013

Undergraduate Awards

Andy McLaughlin Memorial Award

Given to outstanding art students (BA, BFA or MFA) for work exemplifying exceptional artistic achievement.

Ann Kirn Scholarship

Given to undergraduate art students (BA, BFA) who demonstrate strong design skills. Works submitted should represent your best work in design and/or digital media.

Jim Boone Endowed Art Scholarship

Given to two outstanding art students (BA, BFA or MFA) for work exemplifying exceptional achievement, with preference given to those whose work deals with social justice issues.

Mary Brown Ostlund Scholarship

Given to one undergraduate art student (BA, BFA) demonstrating significant achievement in studio art.

Berlyn Arnett BA Award

Given to three outstanding BA art students for work exemplifying exceptional achievement.

BFA Award

Given to an outstanding undergraduate student in the BFA in Studio Art Program.

Foundations Award

Given to an outstanding student for work of exceptional artistic achievement in Foundations coursework (2D Foundations, 3D Foundations, Digital Imaging Foundations, Drawing Foundations).

Media Awards

Printmaking Award

Given to an outstanding student (BA, BFA or MFA) for work of exceptional artistic achievement in Printmaking.

Photography Award

Given to an outstanding student (BA, BFA or MFA) for work of exceptional artistic achievement in Photography.

Digital Media Award

Given to an outstanding student (BA, BFA or MFA) for work of exceptional artistic achievement in Digital Media.

Sculpture Award

Given to an outstanding student (BA, BFA or MFA) for work of exceptional artistic achievement in Sculpture.

Ceramics Award

Given to an outstanding student (BA, BFA or MFA) for work of exceptional artistic achievement in Ceramics.

Painting Award

Given to an outstanding student (BA, BFA or MFA) for work of exceptional artistic achievement in Painting.

Drawing Award

Given to an outstanding student (BA, BFA or MFA) for work of exceptional artistic achievement in Drawing.

Awards Available Through Nomination

Janice Hartwell Scholarship in Printmaking

Honors one outstanding student in the printmaking area. By faculty nomination only.

Small Craft Advisory Press Book Arts Award

Given to art students working in book arts. Recipient selected by faculty committee.

Joe & Cindy Johnson Purchase Award

Awarded to undergraduate and graduate art students. Purchased artworks become part of the Department of Art collection and the Art on Campus Initiative. Recipient selected by faculty committee.