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Art & Design
Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Due Date Monday Feburary 15th, 2021

  • Eight Scholarships $1000 each

    The School of Art and Design has eight undergraduate scholarships available for returning Art & Design majors. Please review the eligibility requirements below before applying. The scholarships are competitive and awarded on merit. Students must comply with the eligibility and application requirements. Awards are dependent on availability of funding.

  • Eligibility

    send Recipient must have completed one semester in the Art Department

    send Recipient must be majoring in Art & Design with 12 cr per semester

    send Student portfolio of 6-10 images digital submission

    send Resume listing Art & Design Classes with Grades

  • Please follow the link below to fill out a Google Form for Submission and upload of images.

    Undergraduate Scholarships
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Foundation Scholarships
  • Scholarship application window
    for 20-21 academic year:

    Monday, January 25, 2021 - Monday, February 15, 2021


    Apply for scholarships by logging in to MyNMU and find the Financial Aid/ Donor-Funded Scholarships link on the left hand side under Student Services Tab.

  • PDF file should be directly uploaded to the NMU Donor-Funded Scholarships by logging in to MyNMU and find the Financial Aid : Donor-Funded Scholarships link on the left hand side under Student Services, along with any other required information.


    * If you are submitting a video as part of your portfolio, please include a link to your video on the web (suggested sites: youtube or vimeo). Along with the link you should include any relevant information such as Title, Year, etc.


  • Lake Superior Art Association Scholarship

    One Scholarship - Award Amount varies based on earnings


    Eligibility

    send Recipient must be a resident of the Upper Peninsula

    send Enrolled as a full time student at Northern Michigan University

    send Sophomore Status: majoring in Art & Design

    send Student portfolio of 6-10 images digital submission

    send Must have a GPA of 2.7

    send Must be enrolled in at least one course in their area of concentration and provide name of supporting faculty member

  • Bobbi Ameen Art Education Memorial Scholarship

    One Scholarship - Award Amount varies based on earnings


    Eligibility

    send Enrolled as a full time student at Northern Michigan University

    send Recipient must have completed one semester in the Art Department

    send Student portfolio of 6-10 images digital submission

    send Must have a GPA of 3.0

    send Must be of junior, senior status working on certification in Art K-12th grade majoring in Art Education

    send Must have a letter with the name of the supporting faculty member and transcripts

  • Betty Gunnes Scholarship

    One Scholarship - Award Amount varies based on earnings


    Eligibility

    send First preference to Art & Design major with concentration in Human Centered Design

    send Second preference to Art & Design major, any other concentration

    send 2nd Semester Freshman or Sophomore majoring in Art & Design

    send Student portfolio of 6-10 images digital submission

    send Enrolled in at least one course in your studio areas

  • Thomas & Carol Cappuccio Illustration Scholarship

    One Scholarship - Award Amount varies based on earnings


    Eligibility

    send Enrolled as a full time student at Northern Michigan University

    send Enrolled as a Art & Design Major

    send Must have a GPA of 3.0

    send Student portfolio of 6-10 images digital submission

    send Class level - junior or senior status

    send Must Demonstrate Financial Need

    send Preference will be given to an Illustration Concentration

  • Signuld Buck Endowed Scholarship

    One Scholarship - Award Amount varies based on earnings


    Eligibility

    send Resident of Upper Peninsula, Michigan

    send Enrolled as a full time student at Northern Michigan University

    send Enrolled as a Art & Design Major

    send Must have a GPA of 3.0

    send Must Demonstrate Financial Need

  • Tyyne Maria (Kauppila) Ostlund Scholarship

    One Scholarship - Award Amount varies based on earnings


    Eligibility

    send Enrolled as a full time student at Northern Michigan University

    send Enrolled as a Art & Design Major

    send Must have a GPA of 3.0

    send Class level - junior or senior status

    send Preference will be given to a student of Finnish descent

  • Note: If you wish to be considered for need-based awards, you will need to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the Financial Aid Office. Visit the Financial Aid Website for information on the FAFSA application process.


    Financial Aid Web Site