Fine Arts Scholarships of Drake University are available to select students who display exceptional talent in art and design, music, or theatre arts and who are seeking a fine arts degree. Information and applications for these scholarships are available from each of Drake’s fine arts departments (art, music, and theatre arts).
Awards are based on a variety of criteria depending on the type of scholarship and are not based on financial need. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE RENEWABLE IF REQUIRED ACADEMIC STANDING AND GRADE POINT AVERAGE ARE MAINTAINED. For students entering the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences merit aid is available only through the fourth year of the six-year program.
Fine Arts Honors Scholarships are awarded to entering first year students only and are awarded for four years as long as the student is enrolled in a Department of Art and Design’s degree programs, including BFA and BA degrees.
Applicants interested in Art History should attach a writing sample of no more than 3 pages that analyze a specific work of art or literature, a historical event or text, or other relevant topics. The writing sample should include references and citations.
Applicants interested in Studio Art and/or Graphic Design should attach at least 6 and no more than 8 images of your most current artwork. Images should be no larger than 1000 pixels in any direction and be less than 1 MB in size. Please save images at the highest resolution possible within these limits. Include title, medium, and date of work for each image. Please put one image per page with information into this Word document (a single page template included in this document) and “Save As” a single PDF file that is named in the following format:
Lastname_firstname.pdf (.pdf extension will be automatically added)Dossier de candidature