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Art Leadership Scholarship

The Art Leadership Scholarship is offered to entering freshman art majors. Applicants must submit a portfolio of work to be reviewed at the annual High School Art Day event.

Required Application Portfolio:

  • Portfolio of 8 to 10 art pieces completed within the last 2 years (include examples of more than one medium; Digital portfolios must include a list of art works and media)
  • Two Letters of recommendation, one of which should be from an art teacher or other teacher familiar with your work
  • Written statement of your reasons for wanting to major in art at MSU (attach to application)
  • High school transcript
  • Completed application form

Applicants must bring their portfolio, completed application and required materials to High School Art Day at Claypool-Young Art Building. Incomplete applications will not be considered.



$250 per semester


March 1, 2017 (March 15, 2017 - Portfolio Review Day)



Jeanne Petsch or Sherri Ward
Dept. of Art & Design

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