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Art Department

    Scholarships for Art Majors

    The Art Department offers a range of scholarships and award opportunities beyond the general scholarships available to university students.

    • Students are encouraged to read the information on the TTU Scholarships site.
    • Search for additional scholarships on the ScholarWeb.
      • In order to be eligible for any TTU Scholarship, all students must complete the ScholarWeb Application by December 15.
      • Contact the Art Department, art@tntech.edu or call 931-372-3738, for further information about application materials and deadlines required in addition to the ScholarWeb application for the Art Department scholarships listed below.


    Scholarship Summaries

    Approach the Light, The Becky Anderson Scholarship Endowment

    • To be eligible for this scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:
      • Must be an upper division student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
      • A non-traditional student is most desirable.
      • Must have declared as Bachelor of Fine Arts.
      • Must be studying at the Center for Craft.
      • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.50.
      • Must be a full-time student enrolled in 12 or more hours.
      • Will be asked to donate a piece of work for sale at the following year's Becky Anderson event.
      • Will be strongly encouraged to attend the annual Becky Anderson event in Cookeville, Tennessee.
      • The scholarship is renewable.


    Bacchanal Art Scholarship

    • To be eligible for this scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:
      • Must be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies;
      • Must submit a portfolio of images representing the studio work of the applicant and a written statement, appropriate to the work of the student and the BFA concentration of the student.
      • This award is made for one academic year, but the recipient may reapply.
      • For more information about this scholarship and the specific requirements of the portfolio, contact the Art Department.
      • Bacchanal Scholarship Application (PDF)


    Nancy Nichols Williams Honorary Scholarship Endowment

    • In order to be eligible for this scholarship, the student must be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies and must be a painting major.
      • For more information, contact the Art Department.


    Nichols Freshman Art Scholarship Endowment

    This scholarship is for entering freshmen only and is not renewable beyond the freshman year.

    • To be eligible for this scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:
      • Must major in art and pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree;
      • Must submit an art portfolio to be reviewed for content and quality;
      • Must submit three (3) recommendations from high school teachers, one of whom must be an art teacher;
      • Must submit a written statement indicating the student’s college and career goals;
      • Must be an entering freshman in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
      • For more information about this scholarship, please contact the Art Department.


    Windgate Foundation Scholarship Endowment

    • To be eligible for this scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:
      • Must be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies;
      • Must be either a part-time or full-time student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program.
      • The scholarships will be awarded based on juried talent and need, not academic grades.
      • For more information about the portfolio needed for this scholarship, contact the Art Department.
      • Windgate Scholarship Application (PDF)