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W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Scholarship for Study of the Arts at Morehead State University

The W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Scholarship for Study of the Arts at Morehead State University is offered to freshman or transfer students with less than 24 total semester hours who are legal residents of Kentucky (Rowan and Elliott counties receive priority, Fayette county is given second priority) and who demonstrate outstanding talent and ability through portfolio review. Applicants must be admitted to MSU with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a minimum ACT composite score of 22 or higher (or New SAT combined score of 1530 or higher).

Recipients will be required to enter work annually in the Mt. Sterling Juried Exhibition and INSCAPE Art Contest. Recipients will also be expected to be active in one of the following: Visual Art Guild, Ceramics Guild, NAEA Student Chapter or AIGA Student Chapter.

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.



up to $7,000 per academic year



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


Dr. Brian S. Mason, associate dean, School of the Creative Arts
Department of Art & Design
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