Art and Art History

Scholarships

The University Scholarship Application opens on December 1. Scholarship opportunities exist for students that have formally declared a major in Art or Art History. Both merit and need-based awards are available. For consideration of need-based scholarships, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Completing the FAFSA by February 1st facilitates adequate processing time prior to the March 1st scholarship application deadline. The FAFSA opens on October 1st each year. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 
The University Scholarship Application is used to award scholarships. Access the University Scholarship Application via mySeaport. 

mySeaport > Student Services Tab > Apply for Scholarships > University Scholarship Application 

By completing the general questions of the University Scholarship application, all students, regardless of major, are also considered for scholarships awarded by the Alumni Office, Student Affairs, Military Affairs, Centers within Institutional Diversity and the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid. 

 

APPLICATION DATES 
The University Scholarship Application opens on December 1st and closes March 1st. 

Email scholarships@uncw.edu if technical assistance is needed.

 

AVAILABLE ART & ART HISTORY SCHOLARSHIPS

Ann Flack Boseman Art Scholarship

The Ann Flack Boseman Art Scholarship was established by Mark Griffis and Dave Robertson in honor of their dear friend, Ann, who is deeply committed to the arts at UNCW. The recipient of this merit scholarship must have been accepted into the Department of Art and Art History as a studio arts major, and will be invited to mount a one-person exhibition in the Ann Flack Boseman Art Gallery.

Dorothy Amy Parr Lipsius Scholarship in Studio Art

The Dorothy Amy Parr Lipsius Scholarship in Studio Art was established by Ronald N. Lipsius ‘61 (AA) and ‘79 (BS) in memory of his mother. This is a merit scholarship with financial need a secondary consideration; the recipient shall be majoring in Studio Art, with preference given to a student whose primary interest is in watercolors and oils.

Teresa Leigh Koska Scholarship in Art

The Teresa Leigh Koska Scholarship in Art is hereby created as a named endowment fund within the Endowment of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.  The scholarship is being created by Caroline and Ralph Reda in memory of Caroline's sister Teresa Leigh Koska.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Studio Art.

The Ruth B. Hodges Scholarship in Art

The Ruth B. Hodges Scholarship in Art was established by Ms. Vicky Lettmann in memory of her mother, a non-traditional student who took classes with art professor Claude Howell from 1967-71; she was still creating art work well into her nineties. This is a merit scholarship; it is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the award criteria.

Wilmington Art Association Scholarship in Art & Art History

The Wilmington Art Association Scholarship in Art and Art History was created by the Wilmington Art Association, a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for area visual artists to gain community recognition through shows and exhibitions. It offers a forum wherein artists, local craftsmen and people interested in the visual arts can exchange ideas, learn from each other, and contribute to the community. The Association also provides education programs, demonstrations and lectures which will lead to better public understanding and appreciation of visual arts. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree in visual art offered by the Department of Art and Art History.

John Myers Art History Scholarship

The John Myers Art History Scholarship was created by UNCW colleagues, friends and family of Dr. Myers in recognition of his 25+ years of service to the Art and Art History, Music, and Theatre Departments at UNCW. Dr. Myers is a former Chair and Association Director of the Honors Program. The Scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Art and Art History.

Kathleen Price Bryan Scholarship in Art & Theatre

The Kathleen Price Bryan Scholarship in Art and Theatre is available to applicants with a declared major under the Department of Art and Art History who have a 3.00 GPA. The scholarship is awarded in full in the fall, and is renewable.

Leslie N. Boney, Sr. Scholarship in Art

The Leslie N. Boney, Sr. Scholarship in Art is a merit-based scholarship to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Art and Art History.