Funded Opportunities

The Art Department has the following scholarships available:

  • Mary Cochrane Austin (Art Education majors only; need-based)
  • Maud Gatewood (Painting Majors only; not need-based)
  • Elizabeth Jastrow (recommended for Art History majors)
  • Fred C. Pierce Memorial (can be awarded to a sophomore in any art discipline; awarded each year until graduation)
  • Myrtle Reeves (Art majors only)
  • Robert Eugene Triplette Endowed Scholarship in Photography (Photography Majors only)

To be eligible for a scholarship students must fill out the online application through the Spartan Scholarship System (S3) portal using your UNCG credentials. This portal will automatically match students to all scholarships for which they are eligible. All funds require that students be accepted and enrolled in a degree program at UNCG. To be eligible for Art School scholarships students must be enrolled in an Art major and also meet the requirement of being a rising sophomore.

School of Art Scholarships are awarded once annually. Applications open to enrolled students at the beginning of the Spring semester each year. Please check the financial Aid webpage for additional information on each of these scholarships.

Award and Scholarship Recipients

The School of Art congratulates the following students who have received award and scholarship funding:

Mary Cochrane Austin Art Scholarship

Maud Gatewood Scholarship

  • A Joy Chalmers
  • Emily Hobgood
  • Maria Colamarino
  • Katherine Allison

Happy Dubose “Kenan” Gray Scholarship

  • Paula Damasceno De Oliveira
  • Alexandra Romero
  • Cassidy Burel
  • Holly Simmons
  • Sidney Lee
  • Jiyoung Park
  • Krista Culpeper
  • Emily Burch
  • William Yarbrough

Dr. Elisabeth Jastrow Scholarship

  • Alexandra Romero
  • Katelin Knight
  • Eliza Rosebrock

Fred C. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

  • Eliza Rosebrock

Myrtle Spaugh Reeves Art Scholarship

  • Anna Rafalowski
  • Juliette Guerrero
  • Morgan Goodwin
  • Asia Mohan
  • Christina Rankin

Betsey Ryder Shelley Scholarship

  • Katelin Knight
  • Emily Hobgood
  • Jennifer Smith
  • Brittany Thomas
  • Amelia Powers
  • Melodie Pardue
  • Rachel Castevens
  • Rachel Eggleston

The following awards are given during the academic year. The School of Art congratulates these recipients:

William Mangum Artistic Merit Award in Painting

2018 – 2019

  • Samantha G. MacHia

2017 -2018

  • John T. Viar

2016-2017

  • Anthony Patterson

2015-2016

  • Emily Clark-Kramer

2014-2015

  • Billy Hawkins

2013-2014

  • Elizabeth Spaulding

2012-2013

  • Chad Greene

Student Excellence Awards

2017-2018

  • Kendall Llewellyn, Art History
  • Anna Rafalowski, Sculpture

2016-2017

  • Paula Damasceno De Oliveira, Photography
  • Jiyoung Park, New Media & Design

2014-2015

  • Linda Kent, Painting
  • Camille Knudsen, Art History
  • Jenna Lacey, Printmaking & Drawing

2013-2014

  • Nicole Given, Art History
  • Sharon Romang, Design

Nicholas Fragola Award

2017-2018

  • Samantha G. MacHia
  • Jillian Milazzo

2016-2017

  • Ian Miller

2014-2015

  • Ivana Bogdan

Juni Arante Excellence in Print Award

2018-2019

  • Kathryn Bailey Wingler

2016-2017

  • Amanda Dick
  • Jiyoung Park

2014-2015

  • Kei Kato

2013-2014

  • Eddie Mendoza

Funded Undergraduate Residency Opportunities

New York Arts Practicum

2016

  • Alexis Michelle
  • April Rose Miller

2014

  • Sharon Romang

2013

  • Camillo Vergara

Penland

2018-2019

  • Justyna “Nina” Rominger

2017-2018

  • Nadia Kellner

2016-2017

  • Anna Rafalowski

2014-2015

  • Mireya Garcia

Salem Art Works

2016-2017

  • Anna Rafalowski
  • John Lucas
  • Christina Rankin
  • Nina Rominger
  • Hanna Baker
  • Danielle Carelock

2014-2015

  • Phillip Short
  • Max Baynes

2013-2014

  • Elizabeth Traub

Oxbow

2016-2017

  • Sydney Lee
  • Lauren Willard
  • John Viar