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 2017–18 academic year.

Applications due in Slideroom by January 11, 2019.

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Only full-time graduate and undergraduate students in the LSU School of Art are eligible to apply.

The C. Craig International Travel Award in Memory of Joseph Aurbach | $648 

  • Full-time graduate student for research related travel
  • Financial need will be considered

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 | $150*

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

Joe Bova Ceramic Art Award | $200*

  • Second- or third-year MFA ceramics student
  • To be used for independent creative activity

Michael Daugherty Memorial Fund | two $700to be awarded

  • Full-time BFA or MFA students

Miriam Barranger Memorial Scholarship | $1,000*

  • Full-time BFA ceramics students

Suhayda Scholarship | $500

  • Full-time graduate student in the School of Art
  • Financial need will be a consideration

Susannah Stacey Richard Memorial Award | Two $250 awards available

  • 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 | $500

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

Undergraduate Sculpture Scholarship in the School of Art | two $750 awards available

  • 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

Baton Rouge Art League | $1,000

  • Full-time undergraduate student in the School of Art.
  • This cash scholarship is given at their final meeting in May.


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