March 1, 2020
Scholarship materials must be submitted by this date to receive full consideration. Submit any admission or scholarship materials here.
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 must be included. Only one portfolio needs to be submitted. Please do not send duplicates. Refer to portfolio guidelines on how to submit materials.
Form and content are important ideas in art. We are assessing your ability to analyze art from more than one viewpoint. This means expressing opinions or conclusions about the art, and supporting them using ideas and images you found in the artwork. More information can be found regarding the essay by logging into your status portal page.
STATEMENT OF EXPERIENCE FORM
Complete three questions about your personal experience in art. More information can be found regarding the Statement of Experience Form by logging into your status portal page.
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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