Scholarships and Awards

Scholarship Program

School of Art and Design scholarships for undergraduate students are awarded primarily on the basis of ability as reflected in the art portfolio, academic excellence, and with some scholarships, need. Most scholarships are awarded to students in attendance in the School of Art and Design. Scholarships are contingent upon certain guidelines and availability of funding.

SOAD Scholarships

2015-16 School of Art and Design Scholarship package
2015-16 Penland and Arrowmont Scholarship package


  • Dec. 11, 2015: Scholarship information and applications forms are available
  • Jan. 22, 2016: All applications must be submitted to the School of Art Media Center by 5pm
  • Feb. 1, 2016: Scholarship recipients posted

Application materials will be kept by the SOAD Scholarship Committee and will not be returned to the applicant.