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 2019–20 academic year.

Applications due in Slideroom by January 12, 2020.

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


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

  • Full-time BFA students 

Study Abroad Travel Scholarship | $1,000

  • Two $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to full-time undergraduate students who are on an official APA program

Arrowmont Scholarship 

  • Two matching fund scholarships to be awarded to students selected by both the LSU School of Art and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts for the Arrowmont Residency. More information and apply to Arrowmont.

Caroline Durieux Scholarship | $250*

  • 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 | $700*

  • Full-time BFA or MFA students

Miriam Barranger Memorial Scholarship | $500*

  • Two 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 | $350

  • Two awards for full-time BFA students available
  • To be used for materials

Torre Scholarship in Art | $500

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

Undergraduate Sculpture Scholarship in the School of Art | $750 

  • Two awards available for full-time BFA sculpture students 

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.