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Student Opportunities

Scholarships

We provide a variety of internal scholarships for students to apply for assistance in paying for school and supplies.

Scholarship Description Criteria
Art Departmental Scholarship * This non-renewable scholarship is merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission

2.50 GPA
Artist Statement
Goals
Academic Status:
Fr/So/Transfer (1-55 credits)

Barbara L. Bishop Scholarship * This renewable scholarship is merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission 2.50 GPA
Artist Statement
Goals
Resume
Academic Status:
Jr (56-88 credits)
Jane Aman Liepis Research Award for the Arts** This non-renewable scholarship is need/merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission Academic Status:
Jr/Sr (70+ credits)
Franklin Federal Art Scholarship * This non-renewable scholarship is merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission 2.50 GPA
Artist Statement
Goals
Resume
Academic Status:
Jr/Sr (70+ credits)
Lucile Walton Art Scholarship *** This non-renewable scholarship is merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission Outstanding Artistic Ability
Artist Statement
Goals
Resume
Academic Status:
All
Nan Gilbert Aman Memorial Scholarship * This renewable scholarship is available for accepted, incoming freshmen (0–30 credits)
Virginia Estes Bedford Memorial
Scholarship *
This renewable scholarship is merit based, evaluated through portfolio submission 2.50 GPA
Artist Statement
Goals
Resume
Academic Status:
So/Jr/Sr (30+ credits)

* Scholarship applicants must be a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student

** Scholarship applicants must be a full-time Art Major (Printmaking/Book Arts, Crafts, Drawing/Painting)

*** Scholarship applicants must be a full-time Art (Art Education/Studio) or GAND student

 
Art Student Painting

Kappa Pi

Kappa Pi is the International Honorary Art Fraternity that helps spread the love of art throughout campus and the community through its student and professional members. Kappa Pi believes everyone should cultivate a love for the visual arts, and its members work hard to share their knowledge and enthusiasm. New members are accepted in the Fall and Spring.

Learn about Kappa Pi at its national home page.

For more information,
contact Kappa Pi's 2013-2014
chapter president, Cabell Edmunds
at cabell.edmunds@live.longwood.edu

Links of Interest

 

 

The Longwood University Department of Art strongly encourages student to join groups in their field of study.

Take this opportunity as a student for discounts offered by these listings. Speak with your adviser to insure which listings is best for your area of study.

General

  • 1708 Gallery- A Richmond non-profit space for providing opportunities for artistic innovation for emerging and established artists.
  • Art Works- A place to make, exhibit, and sell art work located in Richmond.
  • Crossroads Arts Center- A Richmond-based arts center exhibiting work of emerging and established artists from the mid-Atlantic region.
  • McGuffey Art Center - An arts association located in the historic section of downtown Charlottesville.
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - A great fine arts museum encouraging the study of arts and enriching lives of all.

Art Education

Ceramics

  • American Ceramics Society- Serves the informational, educational, and professional needs of the global ceramics community.
  • Cub Creek Foundation- A ceramics residency at Appomattox, Virginia
  • NCECA - National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, the professional organization for ceramic artists.

Painting and Drawing

Printmaking and Book Arts

  • Southern Graphics Council International - Representing artist of original prints, drawings, books, and handmade paper.
  • Friends of Dard Hunter - National Hand Papermaking Organization
  • College Book Art Association - The College Book Art Association is a non-profit organization fundamentally committed to the teaching of book arts at the college and university level, while supporting such education at all levels, concerned with both the practice and the analysis of the medium.