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Scholarships by Major

Art Majors

The Department of Art awards scholarships to incoming freshman and transfer students. Additional scholarships are available to upperclassman who are majoring in Art. The scholarships are in the form of merit based scholarships that require a portfolio review. The number of scholarships awarded by the Department and the amount of the awards are determined yearly. Applicants must be Art majors to be eligible for Art Department scholarships and these scholarships are not renewable. To apply for a scholarship students will need to submit a portfolio; see download for portfolio requirements and for an application. Upper-level students apply for separate merit based scholarships. These academic scholarships are awarded by the Art department.

Scholarship Application & Requirements


Available Scholarships

Dean of Fine Arts Scholarship

  • Amount varies. Available to first-time students with ACT of 22 or above or first-time transfers with a 3.0 or better GPA. Contact appropriate department or division: Art, (205) 665-6400; Communication Studies, Mass Communication, Theater:(205) 665-6210; Music: (205) 665-6670.
  • Deadline: March 20, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Dorothy Robbins Mullican Scholarship

  • Established in 1991 by the Mullican family in honor of Dorothy Robbins Mullican, an alumna of the University of Montevallo. The scholarship is open to all junior and senior level art majors.
  • Amount varies. Available to a junior or senior art student committed to an art-related career.
  • Deadline: January 30, 2017 by 4┬áp.m.

Jefferson County Alumni Association Art Scholarship

  • Amount varies. Awarded to an incoming freshman or transfer student who is a resident of Jefferson County and is committed to majoring in art.
  • Deadline: March 20, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Joan Gregory Art Scholarship

  • Amount varies. Awarded to an incoming freshman or transfer student committed to majoring in studio art and/or art education.
  • Deadline: March 20, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Madge Taylor Sims Scholarship

  • Amount varies. Available to an incoming freshman or transfer student committed to majoring in art.
  • Deadline: March 20, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Madge Taylor Sims Scholarship

  • Established in 2001 by a bequest from Madge Taylor Sims, the scholarship is open to all junior and senior level art majors.
  • Amount varies. Available to a junior or senior art student committed to an art-related career.
  • Deadline: January 30, 2017 by 4 p.m.

Martha Allen Memorial Scholarship in Art

  • The Martha Allen Memorial Scholarship in Art was established in honor of a long-time faculty member and alumna in art.
  • Amount varies. Available to all junior or senior art majors.
  • Deadline: January 30, 2017 by 4 p.m.

Southern Progress Scholarship in Graphic Design

  • Established in 2002 for junior and senior level art majors with a concentration in graphic design.
  • Amount varies. Available to art majors planning a career in graphic design.
  • Deadline: January 30, 2017 by 4 p.m.

Virginia Barnes Memorial Scholarship

  • The Virginia Barnes Memorial Scholarship in Art was established in honor of a long-time faculty member and alumna in art.
  • Amount varies. Available to all junior or senior art majors.
  • Deadline: January 30, 2017 by 4 p.m.