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Department of Art Student Awards

The deadline for the Fall 2020 Student Art Awards is Monday, November 2 at 11:59pm.


The Department of Art gives a number of awards to Studio Art students whose work demonstrates exceptional achievement. This fall, the department will offer over 30 awards ranging from $250 to $1000.

To apply, go to https://fsu.academicworks.com/. After login, students will need to fill out the General Application first, and then will be directed to complete the Art Award application. Both parts of the application must be completed to be considered for an award.

Questions? Contact Liz Di Donna at edidonna@fsu.edu 

Preparing your Art Award application — make it great! Here’s how:

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List of Awards by Academic Program

Graduate Awards

Andy McLachlin Memorial Award

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

Jim Boone Endowed Art Scholarship

Given to outstanding studio art graduate students 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.

Leslie N. Wilson-Delores Auzenne Assistantships

  • The Leslie N. Wilson-Delores Auzenne Assistantship for Minorities is available for all new or currently enrolled minority graduate students. Nomination is through the department or college, but competition for these awards is on a university-wide basis.

Legacy (for incoming students)

  • 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:February 2021

Undergraduate Awards

Andy McLachlin 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.

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).

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.