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Scholarships for Art Majors


Incoming Art Major Scholarships

The Department of Art & Design offers scholarship opportunities to all incoming art majors. Departmental scholarships are offered in addition to university scholarships a student may receive for academic merit. The amount of the award is based on a portfolio review.

Students must be admitted to The W in order to complete the scholarship application. To apply, complete the online form below.

Incoming Art Major Scholarship Application



Current Art Major Scholarships

The Department of Art & Design provides many scholarships to our students. These funds can be applied for through the process outlined in the student handbook.

We are thankful to our generous donors, who make these scholarships possible, including:

  • Eugenia Summer Fund
  • Mary Evelyn Stringer Fund
  • Helen Mullen Fund
  • Amy Byrnes Fund
  • Summer-Stringer Fund
  • Ralph Hudson Fund
  • Fine & Performing Arts Fund

Current Student Scholarship Application



University-Level Scholarships

The W offers a variety of scholarships for all sorts of scholars. There are awards for academic performance, academic interest, W legacy, financial need, and others. And we make it easy for you to apply. Our online application includes applications for all our scholarships. Simply apply to The W, submit high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores, and we'll take care of the rest.




EMCC Tuition Guarantee

Residents of Lowndes County, Mississippi, who have graduated from East Mississippi Community College are eligible to attend The W tuition-free.




Mississippi Financial Aid

The state of Mississippi provides about $40 million each year to help students go to college. The state offers three undergraduate grant programs: HELP, which awards full tuition for students with financial need; MTAG, which awards $500 per year to freshmen and sophomores and $1,000 per year to juniors and seniors; and MESG, which awards $2,500 per year to high-achieving students with a 29 or higher ACT and 3.5 or higher GPA. All three grant programs require students to enroll full-time each term.