Current Students

Department of Art and Design Scholarship Competition

Email applications will be accepted through:

February 1, 2020, for Incoming Students
February 15, 2020, for Continuing Students

Incoming Student Scholarship Day Instructions (pdf)

Incoming Student Scholarship Application (Power Point)

Continuing Student Scholarship Day Instructions (pdf)

Continuing Student Scholarship Application (Power Point)

To be eligible to receive a scholarship, you must be admitted to Purdue University Fort Wayne. For more information about university-wide scholarships click here.  

Each spring semester a Scholarship Competition determines awards granted to both incoming freshmen, transfer and continuing Department of Art and Design majors. Scholarships are based upon academic achievement and evidence of artistic merit awarded by a committee of department faculty. Most continuing student's scholarships are contingent upon enrollment of at least 12 credit hours per semester and a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.0.

Endowed Art and Design Scholarships:

  • Visual Arts Endowed Scholarship
  • Steven Smith Memorial Scholarship
  • John Matthew Stein Memorial Scholarship
  • Betty Fishman Fine Arts Endowed Scholarship
  • The Motz Family Scholarship for Visual Arts

Other Fine Arts Scholarships:

  • Psi Iota Xi Visual Arts and Music Scholarship

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Visual and Performing Arts awards scholarships to Art and Design, Music, and Theatre majors. These awards are provided from the school rather than from a specific department.

Endowed Scholarships:

  • Ione Auer Arts Scholarship
  • Waterfield Foundation Scholarship
  • Samuel S. and Bronnica W. Weinberg Scholarship Fund in Memory of Gertrude Weigler Brateman
  • Visual and Performing Arts Endowed Scholarship

Student work-study and other paid positions are also available.