The University of Arizona and the College of Fine Arts offer a wide variety of scholarships and financial aid, administered at the university, college, and school level.
The University of Arizona Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA) offers several types of financial aid, including grants, loans, and work-study options. Check out their site to learn more about eligibility: Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
The University of Arizona utilizes Scholarship Universe to list various types of scholarships available. Check out their portal to learn more about the criteria for applying and awarding. Visit the Office of Student Financial Aid’s Scholarship Information page.
Each School within the College of Fine Arts offers a variety of area-specific scholarships. For more information, please click on the appropriate School link below:
Dean’s Undergraduate Diversity Recruitment Award
The College of Fine Arts Dean’s Undergraduate Diversity Recruitment Award seeks to broaden our enrollment of students from traditionally underrepresented communities. This award provides incoming non-resident student artists a one-time only award of $5,000 to aid with first- year expenses. Complete the application checklist. All documentation is due in early Spring to Amelia Kraehe, PhD (email@example.com).More Information Application Form
Dean’s Undergraduate Diversity Retention Award
The College of Fine Arts Dean’s Undergraduate Diversity Retention Awards (3) seek to support and retain students from across traditionally underrepresented communities. These awards provide current student artists a one-time only $1,500 award to aid with college expenses. A complete application with documentation is due in early Spring. Please email your full set of materials to Amelia Kraehe, PhD (firstname.lastname@example.org).More Information Application Form
Medici Scholars Program
Medici Scholars are talented young artists and scholars who have shown remarkable ability in their area of study and who, with additional financial support, can better achieve their goals. For more information, visit our page for Medici Scholars.
Arizona Community Foundation Arts Scholars Program: Springer Scholarship
The Arizona Community Foundation Arts Scholars Program provides talented student artists in Arizona with scholarship funding, registration fee waivers, academic and artistic mentoring, and opportunities for enhanced study either nationally or internationally. The Springer Scholarship is $5,000 per academic year for up to four years during the student’s undergraduate career. The goal is to help keep Arizona’s best and brightest artistic talent within the state’s university system. Springer Scholarships are awarded for all arts disciplines, including dance, theatre, music, and visual and media arts.
Next deadline to apply: early Spring (see Scholarship Universe for exact date).More Information Application Form
If you have any questions, please mail Kimberly Moore, Student Award Coordinator (Financial Aid Professional II).