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Scholarship Application Requirements

Step 1 - University Application
Saturday, March 15, 2014

School of Art & Design Students applying for scholarships must first submit an application to the scholarship office by March 15, 2014. Letters of recommendation are due by March 21. Register for login and apply online.

Students may also search for scholarships available through KSU.

Step 2 - Portfolio for BFA and BS Art Education
Deadline: Saturday, March 22, 2014 (See PORTFOLIO instructions below.)


Step 2 - Sample Writing/Research Paper for BA Art History
Saturday, March 22, 2014 (See WRITING SAMPLE instructions below.)


Scholarship Poster

Submission Instructions:

PORTFOLIO: School of Art & Design BFA (all concentrations) and Art Education students are to submit a CD-ROM containing 6 examples of their best work. Portfolio images should be submitted in a PowerPoint file with title, media, and size under or next to each image. Standard 4x3 page setup is preferred, and background color should be black. Please make sure images are clear and sharp for viewing. Feel free to provide detail images for works that may require more than one view to adequately depict the artwork. Label the CD clearly with applicant’s name, date, and “School of Art & Design Scholarship, 2014.”

Art Education Students are encouraged to emphasize how their work will contribute to their plans as a future art educator in their written statement.

WRITING SAMPLE: Art History Students should submit a writing sample, preferably a research paper, that exemplifies their best academic work. The paper should be from 1000 to 2500 words in length, not including footnotes, bibliography and illustrations.

Portfolios and/or digital papers can be uploaded into the application at the Scholarships Application site. If you are unable to upload your files, they can be burned to CD-ROM/DVD and delivered/mailed to:

College of the Arts Office of Admissions and Student Services
Joe Mack Wilson Building (Bldg. #31, Room 201 see map)
1000 Chastain Road #3101
Kennesaw, GA 30144

( is not used for the scholarship application.)

Portfolio and/or sample papers will not be returned without a stamped, self-addressed envelope.


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