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Art Scholarship Application

Each year the Department of Art awards several art scholarships to new incoming students. These awards are determined on a competitive basis and require the submission of an art portfolio and the completion of the application below. 

Qualifications:

  • New entering student (fall term entry only)
  • Demonstrated ability in art (evidenced in portfolio)
  • Completed admissions application
  • Major in art, art therapy, digital arts, new media production, graphic design or painting

The Portfolio (emailed submission required):

  • In-person portfolio reviews are conducted during select Open House events.
  • All applicants must submit a portfolio to be considered for a scholarship.  
  • The portfolio should include artwork that best represents the depth and breadth of your abilities.
  • The portfolio should contain 10 examples of your best work.
  • Drawing examples (from life) should be included.
  • Examples in all media are encouraged.
  • Digital images should be emailed in JPEG format.
  • Label each image with title, medium, size and date.
  • Email portfolio to:
     

Deadline for scholarship consideration: Feb. 1

*You must be an accepted student to be considered for a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis.

Last Name:   First Name:
Address 1:    
Address 2:    
City: State:
Zip: Country:
Phone Number: Email:


Applicant Status (check one):  

First-year student (traditional freshman)
Transfer student from another college/university

Emphasis Interest (check all that apply):  

Ceramics Drawing Digital Arts
Graphic Design Painting Printmaking
Photography Sculpture  


Personal Statement — Explain why you wish to undertake university study in art. Describe your creative interests and professional goals.


 

 
Image Identification List (to coincide with portfolio images):

1. Title: Size:  
  Medium: Date:  
2. Title: Size:  
  Medium: Date:  
3. Title: Size:  
  Medium: Date:  
4. Title: Size:  
  Medium: Date:  
5. Title: Size:  
  Medium: Date:  
6. Title: Size:  
  Medium: Date:  
7. Title: Size:  
  Medium: Date:  
8. Title: Size:  
  Medium: Date:  
9. Title: Size:  
  Medium: Date:  
10. Title: Size:  
  Medium:   Date:  


Checklist for scholarship consideration:

1) You have been accepted by UT as a full-time student
2) This completed application form
3) 10-image portfolio (each image labeled with title, size and media)

 

 


 

G. Paul Dorfmuller Endowed Scholarship

Each year, the Department of Art may award the G. Paul Dorfmuller Endowed Scholarship to the most most qualified and deserving art student. This award is extremely competitive, and it is a one-time award. A select group of art faculty reviews each application and selects the award winner.

Eligibility:

  • Demonstrated exceptional ability in art (evidenced by portfolio)
  • Major in art, art therapy, digital arts, graphic design, new media production or painting
  • Must be a full-time student at The University of Tampa during the Spring 2017 term, as the funds will be awarded during this semester
All applicants must submit a portfolio in the following format (incomplete or improperly formatted portfolios will not be considered):   
  • The portfolio should include artwork that best represents the depth and breadth of your abilities.
  • The portfolio should contain 10 examples of your best work.
  • Digital images should be in a single PDF file with one image per page labeled with: title, medium, size and date.
  • Email application and portfolio to: Professor Kendra Frorup; kfrorup@ut.edu

Deadline for scholarship consideration: Nov. 19, 2016, by 5 p.m. Eastern

Checklist for scholarship consideration:

  1. Emailed completed application form, saved as lastname_dorfmuller_app 
  2. Emailed 10-image portfolio as a single PDF, saved as lastname_dorfmuller_port 

Download the G. Paul Dorfmuller Endowed Scholarship Application (PDF)