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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. Upper-level students apply for separate merit based scholarships. These academic scholarships are awarded by the Art department.

Scholarship Application & Requirements

New Students – Deadline March 1, 2018

JR & SR – Deadline Jan. 29, 2018

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 1

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 29, 2018

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 1

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 1

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 29, 2018

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 29, 2018

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 29, 2018

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 29, 2018

Meacham-Metz Scholarship

  • Amount varies.
  • Available to new incoming students, freshmen and transfers, who show promise as an art major.
  • Deadline: March 1