Scholarships in Art Education

Studio Art, Graphic Design, or Art Education Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Portfolio and personal interview with an art faculty member are required.


Music, Art, Theatre Arts Performance Scholarships

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be majoring in a field of music, art, or theatre arts and continue with that major for which the scholarship is awarded. Audition (music, theatre) or portfolio review (art) required.


Bill McKnight Legacy Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Preference given to applicants from Kitsap County/Bainbridge Island, Washington.


Art Scholarships

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 9

Applicants must be new entering freshmen at Athens State University with outstanding potential as an art major in studio art, art education or computer graphics. Students must have a minimum 2.75 grade point average, meet all art program prerequisites and submit three original works.