Scholarships

College of the Arts Art and Design Scholarship

The College of the Arts invites incoming undergraduate students in an art or design major to apply for our Art and Design Scholarship. Eligible majors include:

  • B.A. in Art
  • B.A. in Design Studies
  • BFA in Art

Applications for the Art and Design Scholarship are included as part of the APU application for all art and design majors.

The scholarship deadline for fall 2019 has now passed and applications are closed for this year’s incoming class.

Art and Design Scholarship applications for the fall 2020 incoming class will be available August 2019. The priority deadline for fall 2020 applications will be February 15, 2020.

This talent-based scholarship is renewable and can be awarded in addition to any other academic merit scholarships and need-based aid.

For more information on the scholarship application process, please contact the College of the Arts at (626) 815-4600 or cota@apu.edu.

How to Apply for the Art and Design Scholarship

  1. Complete your APU Application
  2. Select Design Studies for your major
  3. When prompted complete the Fall 2020 B.A. in Design Studies - Scholarship Application via SlideRoom (available August 2020)

Fall 2020 Art and Design Scholarship Application Requirements

  1. Portfolio - 12 images of completed work, labeled with title, date and medium.
  2. Résumé - including extracurricular activities, especially any creative and/or collaborative projects where you played a significant role.
  3. Essay - (750 words or less) on why you wish to pursue art or design, and detailing your career objectives as you presently conceive them.

For more information on the scholarship application process, please contact the College of the Arts at (626) 815-4600 or cota@apu.edu.