Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art
College of Arts and Humanities

Art Scholarships

While the BFSDoArt offers more than $20,000 in scholarships annually, Georgia Southern offers a multitude of other scholarship opportunities for first-time freshmen, transfer and continuing students who demonstrate strong academic and creative achievement across all three campuses.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE – JANUARY 31, 2019

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GENERAL ELIGIBILITY 

In addition to University Scholarships, current Art and Design majors are eligible for various art scholarships and honors awarded within the department.

  • Criteria for receiving these competitive awards reflect the student’s academic achievement and creative performance.
  • Except where noted, all Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art scholarships require a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Students who receive the scholarships must have at least one academic year following the beginning of the next fiscal term (July 1-June 30) remaining before graduation
HOW TO APPLY
  • To apply, login to MyGeorgiaSouthern and click on the MyScholarships (Scholarships Application Portal) choice in the services section of the page. You will be taken to the online portal where you will complete a “General Application” as well as “Conditional Applications.” Then you will be automatically put in for the scholarship(s) you qualify for.
  • Detailed step-by-step instructions are available on the University Scholarships website.
REVIEW & AWARD PROCESS
  • Applications are reviewed by faculty, in consultation with donors as requested. Selection will be made in the spring, and the scholarship will be applied toward each recipient’s tuition and fees during the following academic year. Applicants will be notified by March 15.

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS – Statesboro Campus

Art Scholarships

icon_info_grnScholarship Awards may vary year to year.   
Questions?
Contact Julie McGuire

Undergraduate Scholarships
Title Eligibility # of Awards Given
Betty Foy Sanders Scholarships Undergraduate Studio Art, 2D or 3D Art Major full-time enrollment.
3/$6,521
1st Place: 35%
2nd Place: 25%
3rd Place: 20%
Betty Foy Sanders Student Travel Fund Scholarship Undergraduate Studio Art, 2D, 3D or Art History Major/Minor full-time enrollment. Applicant must have already applied for study abroad.
4/Varies
Jane Pleak Scholarship Undergraduate Studio Art, 2D or 3D Art Major, full-time enrollment. Applicant must who excel in ceramics.
1/$250
Rosalind D. Ragans Art Scholarship Undergraduate Studio Art, 2D or 3D Art Major, full-time enrollment.
1/$650
Robert J. Focht Memorial Drawing Award Undergraduate Studio Art, 2D or 3D Art Major, full-time enrollment. Application must demonstrate accomplishments in drawing and successfully completed Drawing II.
1/$500
Jeff Nichols Art History Award Undergraduate Studio Art, 2D, 3D or Art History Major/Minor, full-time enrollment.
1/$250
Peter Smith Memorial Graphic Design Award Undergraduate Graphic Design Major, full-time enrollment, successfully passed Portfolio Review
1/$500
Eagle Nation on Parade Scholarship Undergraduate 3D Design Major interested in public art, full-time enrollment.
1-2/$500

Graduate Scholarships
Title Eligibility # of Awards Given
Carolyn Joyner Memorial Scholarship Graduate Student researching textile art or fiber-based artform.
1/$500
Roxie Remely Scholarship Graduate Student pursuing 2D or 3D, Full-time enrollment.
1/$1,000

Graphic Communications Scholarships

icon_info_grnScholarship Awards may vary year to year.  
Questions?
Contact Hans Mortensen

Title Eligibility # of Awards Given/Amount
George Wallis Scholarship Undergraduate Graphic Communications Minor, full-time enrollment
1/$1,050
Mendel Segal  Undergraduate Student, Graphic Communications Minor, Full-time enrollment.
 1/$550
Nelson P. Dow/Dana Kastory Scholarship Undergraduate Graphic Communications Minor, rising junior or senior, full-time enrollment.
1/$1,200
Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia Scholarship Undergraduate Graphic Communications Minor, full-time enrollment, minimum 2.5 GPA, Georgia residency and in financial need.
1/$1,050
Printing Management Alumni & Friends Scholarship Undergraduate Graphic Communications Management (GCM) Major, rising sophomore, junior or senior, full-time enrollment.
1/$500
Quad/Graphics Endowment Undergraduate Student, Graphic Communications Minor, Full-Time Enrollment
1/$1,050

Incoming Freshman Scholarships

Scholarships Applications are due on January 31, 2018.

First-time freshmen seeking University scholarships must first be accepted to Georgia Southern. Freshmen are required to complete the Application for Admission and a MyScholarships Application before applying for scholarships through the MyScholarships portal. Step-by-step instructions can be found through the Office of Admissions.

Early application is encouraged. Questions? Contact Julie McGuire

Title Eligibility # of Awards Given
Betty Foy Sanders Scholarships (Visual Arts) Undergraduate Studio Art, 2D or 3D  Art Major, full-time enrollment.
1/$1,630

Last updated: 11/27/2018

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art • PO Box 8032 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-5358art@georgiasouthern.edu