Art Scholarships

LSU School of Art Scholarships & Awards

LSU School of Art students who meet the individual scholarship and award criteria provided are encouraged to apply. Scholarship recipients are notified and announced each spring. The criteria, application requirements, and amounts provided below represent the scholarships and awards to be granted in the 2016–17 academic year.

Applications due by NOVEMBER 11, 2016

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Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Distinguished Scholarship for the Arts | to be awarded as multiple $500–$1,000* scholarships

  • Full-time BFA students 

Caroline Durieux Scholarship | $500*

  • Full-time, typically third-year BFA printmaking student
  • Nominated and selected by the printmaking faculty 

Graphic Design General Scholarship | $500

  • Full-time BFA student majoring in graphic design
  • Must have overall 2.5 GPA or higher

Joe Bova Ceramic Art Award | $200*

  • Second- or third-year MFA ceramics student
  • To be used for independent creative activity
  • Must submit proposals
  • Previous recipients of this award not applicable 

Linda Bliss Salisbury Scholarship | $1,000-$2,000

  • Incoming undergraduate freshman to the School of Art
  • Must have and maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher

Michael Daugherty Memorial Fund | $700*

  • Full-time BFA or MFA students
  • Preference is given to sculpture students 

Miriam Barranger Memorial Scholarship | $1,000*

  • Full-time BFA ceramics students
  • Applicants must submit a letter of intent and 10 images of recent work
  • Funds distributed in the spring semester 

Suhayda Scholarship | $475

  • Full-time graduate student in the School of Art
  • Must have overall 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Financial need will be a consideration

Susannah Stacey Richard Memorial Award | $350

  • Full-time BFA students
  • To be used for materials

The Hearst Foundations Scholarship in Art | $2,000

  • Incoming minority freshman to the School of Art
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Recipient will receive an additional award at the beginning of sophomore year

Torre Scholarship in Art | two $500* to be awarded

  • Full-time BFA students
  • Demonstrate exceptional design talent
  • Demonstrate financial need 

Undergraduate Sculpture Scholarship in the School of Art | $750*

  • Full-time BFA sculpture student 

Undergraduate Student Painting Scholarship | $500*

  • Full-time BFA painting & drawing students
  • Must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Financial need will be a consideration

*Note that scholarship and award amounts vary from year to year according to available funds.