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Given to an art student or students in honor of an alumnus or special community art supporter that the Department of Art chooses to recognize. Student must have completed a minimum of 15 semester hours at Salisbury University,
This award is given to an art student or students in honor of an alumnus or special community art supporter that the Department of Art chooses to recognize.
Department of Art faculty select one or more full- or part-time students who have completed a minimum of 15 semester hours at Salisbury University.
Open to incoming freshman and transfer students, who have been accepted into the Salisbury University and declared an Art major.
Must have been a recipient of the Art Department Scholarship as an incoming freshman or transfer student. Renewal applications must be made up of new work completed since previous portfolio submission
This award is meant to provide financial assistance to an outstanding art major or liberal studies art major for items such as travel, room, board, and other costs incurred in pursuing study beyond traditional courses provided by the Department of Art.
ELIGIBILITY: Any full-time art major or liberal studies art major pursuing a Bachelor or Art or Bachelor of Fine Art degree in Art; and working within at least one of the academic tracks.
Because the Art Department Student Assistantship Fund is meant to “assist” an outstanding art major that meets the above criteria in pursuing study beyond that provided by the Department of Art, and outside the traditional scholarship-type awards, students eligible for consideration must be pursuing in one of the following areas:
NOTE FROM ART DEPARTMENT: Students need to provide evidence of returning to Salisbury University and evidence of acceptance to an outside travel program before receiving the award.
This scholarship is meant to recognize student leadership and involvement, specifically in the visual arts. The applicant must be a full time Art major, with a 3.0 or better GPA. The applicant will submit a portfolio of student work, and a personal statement describing his or her background and participation in art. The student must also provide evidence of using art in a leadership or volunteer role on campus or in the community. one letter or recommendation speaking to this leadership or volunteer activity required.
Intended to assist students with photography related supplies, travel or fees associated with seminars, workshops or conferences.
Awarded to a junior or senior art student with a concentration in a three-dimensional art form: hot glass, sculpture, or ceramics.
The Department of Art faculty selects one art student with a 3-D concentration.
The Walter C. Thurston Memorial Award is sponsored annually by the Salisbury Exchange Club for a full-time art major who has completed a minimum of three photography courses at Salisbury University with a “B” average. The Department of Art faculty reviews all applicant portfolios and written comments of those students whose careers will involve photography in some manner.
The Salisbury Exchange Club, in memory of the late Mr. Thurston, who was a photographer and local businessman, sponsors the Walter C. Thurston Memorial Award annually.