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Athens State Announces Art Scholarship Competition

January 31, 2014

ATHENS, AL - Athens State University has announced an Art Scholarship Competition that will award scholarship funds totaling $1,500 for the fall and spring terms and $1,000 for the summer semesters. These funds will be designated for students entering Athens State with outstanding potential as an art major in computer graphics, art education or studio art.

Students transferring to Athens State with a 2.75 grade point average or higher must submit three works of art. Works on paper or canvas must be suitably framed, ready for hanging, and should not exceed 36’x42’. Sculptural work must be ready for display with its own pedestal or display mechanism and should not exceed 50 pounds. Each piece must have the student’s name, email address, phone number, title of artwork, medium and date of completion on the back or bottom of the piece. All work must be original and completed within the last 2 years. The Alabama Center for the Arts Gallery standards will be followed for exhibition of the work.

To qualify, prospective students should complete an Athens State University application for admissions with all official transcripts on file in the Admissions Office by the admissions deadline date. In order to be eligible all admissions requirements and program prerequisites must be met. Students must enroll at least 12 hours for the fall and spring semesters and 9 hours for the summer semester.

The scholarship is valued up to $4,000 per year for two years. The deadline for this scholarship is April 9 for funding starting with the following fall semester. If funds are not exhausted in the fall term, those scholarship funds may be available for new students arriving in the spring term. That deadline will be November 15. For spring applicants, only photographic (jpeg) images of art are needed, there will be no public exhibition.

Art Scholarship Application Information


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