Bowling Green State University's School of Art offers an extensive range of scholarships and awards. The tabs below provide information about the Scholarships available to incoming freshmen within the School of Art.

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Students applying for the Incoming Freshman Talent Award must be High School Seniors planning to attend the School of Art at BGSU as full-time students (at least 12 credit hours per semester) during the 2017-18 academic year. Applicants must submit a portfolio of 10 artworks through SlideRoom for consideration for this scholarship.

The School of Art offers 8 to 12 scholarships each year, ranging from $1000 to $2000, disbursed as tuition waivers for the first year of study in the School of Art. 

Please note: If you are already receiving a full tuition waiver, you are not eligible to receive this scholarship.

To be considered for the Incoming Freshman Talent Award, you must submit 10 works of original art created within the last 18 months. Artworks can be in any medium (2D, 3D, video, installation, animation, etc.). Your portfolio can include a variety of media, or can include only one medium.

If any work submitted is a collaborative product, please list all artists involved in its creation, as well as your role in the collaboration.

Please do not include other people's work, reproductions of famous or copyrighted works, reproductions of cartoon/animated characters, or reproductions of celebrities.


Instructions to Apply:

- Click on the "Apply Here" link above

- Create a SlideRoom account

- Login to BGSU's SlideRoom portal

- Select the correct program: "Incoming Freshman Talent Award 2017"

- Fill out the application

- Submit portfolio (Note: You can edit your portfolio until you click "submit." Once you submit your portfolio, your application is closed).

Deadline to Apply: January 15, 2017

The Governor's Award will be given to the highest ranking recipient of the Incoming Freshman Talent Award exhibiting in the Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition. The recipient of this scholarship will be determined soon after the jury process for the Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition is completed.

The recipient will receive $1000 in addition to the amount of the Incoming Freshman Talent Award.

To participate in the Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition, see the Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition website