Drawing Scholarship Application Process

Available for 2020-2021

The School of Art has $5,500 in scholarship funds to be awarded to full-time enrolled School of Art students with excellent DRAWING skills and a vision for how these skills will be used in forging a successful career as an artist. These scholarships will be awarded for academic year – 2020-2021.

The Scholarship Committee is seeking to award these scholarships to students with top DRAWING skills.

  • Real & Muff Musgrave-Medici Circle Scholarship: $4,000 to be applied to Fall 2020/Spring 2021. This scholarship (awarded to Juniors or Seniors only) is renewable the following year for a recipient in good academic standing.
  • Cheatham/Howze Drawing Scholarship: $1,000 to be applied to Fall 2020/Spring 2021.
  • Donna Howell-Sickles & John Sickles – Medici Circle Art Scholarship: $500 to be applied to Fall 2020/Spring 2021. This scholarship (awarded to Juniors or Seniors only) is renewable the following year for a recipient in good academic standing.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 5:00 PM, FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Your application will need to be completed in a two-part process.

PART 1: COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM [HERE]

PART 2: Once the Application Form has been completed and SUBMITTED, follow up by emailing all the required APPLICATION MATERIALS to SOA.Scholarships@ttu.edu by March 13, 2020.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

1. ESSAY: Prepare a 250-500 word essay as to how your drawing abilities will help you "to derive the bulk of your professional career income from the creation of your art."

Think carefully about this essay, most of the scholarship funds will be awarded based on how effectively the applicant has considered and articulated the potential of his or her drawing skills with respect to following a successful career as an artist. Include as a PDF in your email to SOA.Scholarships@ttu.edu.

2. RECENT TTU TRANSCRIPT: Unofficial copy will be accepted; include as a PDF.

3. DIGITAL PORTFOLIO: Select 10 recent drawings, sketches, illustrations, or process drawings. Select the best works that reflect your drawing skills. Please discuss your selections with a faculty member before submitting.

Photograph these works as professionally as possible or seek assistance in doing so (phone pictures will not do justice to your work and will diminish you chances of receiving scholarships.)

Using image files that are JPEGs that are about 1 MG in size, prepare a PowerPoint presentation with one image file per slide. Each image slide should include the following information about the piece shown: title if any, media, dimensions in inches (height x width x depth), and year made. Save the Powerpoint presentation as a PDF; make sure the PDF is 12 MG or less. Include in your email of Application Materials as a PDF.

Please NOTE: Applications will not be reviewed if any items are missing.

For additional information, call 806-742-1947.