WOU Art Department Scholarships
The following scholarships are specific to Art and VCD students/majors. To learn more about these scholarships, click here wou.academicworks.com. Search for the scholarships by name or search by major/minor to learn more.
Ready to apply? You must be an admitted WOU student with access to the portal. Click-on “Sign In” from wou.academicworks.com (make sure you are signed into the portal) or find the “WOU Scholarships” link in the portal under “Programs for Everyone.” Complete the general application and any additional questions as requested.
Scholarships for Art and Visual Communications Design Students
Art WOU Foundation Scholarship
Dan and Gail Cannon Art Painting Scholarship
Peter and Gwen Stone Ceramics Scholarship
The Art Department currently offers four scholarship opportunities:
- The Portfolio Review Scholarship
- The Art WOU Foundation Scholarship
- The Dan and Gail Cannon Painting Scholarship
- The Peter and Gwen Stone Ceramic Scholarship
The Portfolio Review Scholarship
is a competitive scholarship open to all incoming freshmen and transfer students. Each year, several thousand dollars are awarded in tuition waivers to eligible applicants. The incoming freshman scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years and the transfer student scholarship can be renewed for up to 2 years. This scholarship requires recipients to be full- time Art or Visual Communication Design majors who maintain a B average in their major. To be considered, applicants must register for Portfolio Day and bring a sampling of their artwork for review. This can include 2-D, 3-D, digital, and graphic design pieces. As many as 4 scholarships have been awarded in previous years. For additional information, please contact Julia Hrenchuk at 503-838-8340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to download scholarship information. Be sure to schedule your appointment with Julia Hrenchuk after filling out your application.
is a competitive scholarship open to all returning Art and Visual Communication Design majors at WOU. Students submit an application form and images of their artwork for review in the spring term of the academic year. The scholarship is a non-renewable tuition waiver. The application for Returning Art Student Scholarships (including the Cannon Painting and Stone Ceramic scholarships) is now online. Click here to apply.
The Dan and Gail Cannon Painting Scholarship
is annually awarded to painting students who show promise in their work. Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship should submit their work to the Returning Art Student Scholarship review. This award is non-renewable.
The Peter and Gwen Stone Ceramic Scholarship
is also an annually awarded scholarship for students who show promise in ceramics. Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship should submit their work to the Returning Art Student Scholarship review. This award is non-renewable.
The AStar Scholarship
This scholarship is designated for students who show promise in the Sculpture discipline.