Departmental Scholarships, Prizes, and Grants
The School of Art awards 135 departmental scholarships, prizes, and grants every year. Students received more than $155,000 in 2023.
The School of Art and Ewing Gallery endowments recognize students for excellent scholarly and creative work in various media, and support student travel, residencies, study abroad, materials grants, and more. Some awards, such as the Kimberly D. Iles Art Scholarship, are awarded by faculty nomination for students in every discipline. Scholarships are available at the Handheld awards for video, film, performance, and sound art to support students working in a particular discipline.
Scholarships applications are accepted every year at the beginning of the spring semester.
Keep in mind these important dates for application and admission to the University of Tennessee especially as you plan to apply for scholarships at the School of Art.
The School of Art offers multiple $2000 scholarships for incoming freshmen seeking degrees in Art, Studio Art, Cinema Studies, or Art History.
School of Art Scholarships are awarded through a faculty jury of student applications and portfolios. Eligibility for the various awards is described in the application form links below. Awardees of 2024-2025 scholarships will be notified via email in the spring.
Incoming first-year students are not eligible for the awards listed below and should apply for First Year (Freshman) Art Scholarships. If you have questions, contact the School of Art at email@example.com or Paul Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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