Any student accepted to Albion College is eligible for a scholarship in Art or Art History. All scholarships may be renewable for as long as you are enrolled in an art or art history class each semester. You are not required to major or minor in art or art history in order to be eligible.
Requests for portfolio reviews will be accepted beginning October 1 of a student’s senior year. All portfolio reviews for the 2021 school year will be conducted virtually.
December 1 (High school seniors) - Priority scholarship consideration
March 15 (High school seniors) - General scholarship consideration
After acceptance by Albion College, a candidate should submit the Fine Arts Interest Form which will serve as the application for an Art or Art History Scholarship. After screening, qualified candidates will be invited to submit a portfolio of their work for scholarship consideration. See below for guidance regarding your portfolio submission.
Please note that students must be admitted to Albion before submitting a portfolio for review. For questions regarding your submission or the scholarship process, contact the Office of Admission at .
Candidates for an Art or Art History Scholarship will:
The purpose of the Art Scholarship is to encourage students to pursue their passions in a creative, stimulating, and intellectually engaging environment.
To be considered for a scholarship, students must submit a portfolio for review by members of the Art and Art History faculty. This allows the prospective student to share their work and process.
Students may submit a portfolio of 10-15 of their strongest works in any medium; it may include work you have done in class or independently. The portfolio should represent who you are as an artist.
We encourage students to share a sketchbook in the form of a traditional book of drawings, a journal, visual scrapbook or even a well designed blog or website.
Students will be asked to provide a brief written description of their portfolio selections and how they represent you as an artist. It may be helpful to consider the following questions:
The Art History Scholarship promotes the study of art history at Albion College. The study of art history encourages students to better appreciate and understand the visual world around them, and it reveals interconnections between the arts and other kinds of intellectual and cultural achievements.
Students who wish to be considered for the Art History Scholarship should submit an example of their written work in Art History.