March 1, 2019
Scholarship materials must be emailed by this date to receive full consideration. Submit any admission or scholarship materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School of Art awards scholarships to incoming freshmen in recognition of outstanding talent, leadership, and academic achievement. Applicants must complete and submit both the application for undergraduate admission to Ball State and the art program application. Applicants considering a major in art are encouraged to apply early in order to meet the deadlines for admission and scholarship. A committee selects award recipients based on their:
10 - 15 works of art submitted as a PowerPoint presentation composed as a single PDF file. Only one portfolio needs to be submitted. Please do not send duplicates. Refer to portfolio guidelines on how to submit digital materials in the Procedures for Admission. bsu.edu/art/admission
The essay will be read to determine your ability to examine artworks from more than one perspective, develop conclusions and/or theories, and effectively communicate your ideas. More information can be found on the Essay page.
STATEMENT OF EXPERIENCE FORM
Complete three questions about your personal experience in art. Download the form here.
Have your high school art teacher (preferred), teacher, or counselor complete the recommendation form. Letters of recommendation are not required; but if desired, may be attached to the recommendation form. Download the form here.
Students must pursue a major within the School of Art. Four-year scholarships require an overall high school GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
We recommend that you apply to Ball State in the fall, and submit art admission and scholarship materials in the spring (beginning in January).
The College of Fine Arts awards a limited number of performance-based scholarships for students with strong academics and outstanding talent (portfolio of artwork).
Indiana residents will receive $4,000 a year for a four- year total of $16,000. Out-of-state residents will receive $2,000 a year for a four-year total of $8,000. These scholarships can be combined with any admission academic awards.
Scholarships will be renewed for up to four-years provided the student maintains a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Recipients must enroll in on-campus classes as full-time, degree-seeking students.
The School of Art awards a limited number of four-year performance scholarships to incoming freshmen in recognition of outstanding talent, leadership, and academic record.
Recipients of the Fine Art Scholarships will receive $1,000 a year to apply to educational expenses at the university.
This scholarship is renewable for a total of eight semesters provided the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
The School of Art awards a number of one-year scholarships to incoming freshmen.
The Outstanding Freshman Scholarships are one-year (non-renewable) amounting up to a maximum of $1,000. Half of each scholarship will be applied per semester to educational expenses at the university in a given academic year.
When applying to the university you may also be eligible for academic awards. Ball State offers many scholarships and awards that outstanding high school students will want to explore. These include the Presidential Scholarship, Ball State Scholars Award, Distinction Scholarship, Whitinger Scholarship, and more!
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