Scholarship Opportunities

The College of Arts & Humanities offers a wide variety of general and department-specific scholarship opportunities for our current and incoming students. We are also honored to partner with generous donors from across disciplines who privately fund a number of scholarships College-wide.

Start by completing your personal scholarship profile, which will allow you to apply for the specific opportunities listed below, as well as scholarships available through the University.
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College of Arts & Humanities Scholarships

Andreas Foundation Scholarship
Toy Wilson Blethen Fine Arts Award 

Art & Design Scholarships

Effie R. Conkling Art Scholarship
Harlan Bloomer Graphic Design Scholarship
Laurence O. and Laurence V. Tysk Memorial Scholarship (Suspended)
Mark Lowe Art Scholarship
Mary W. Sugden Scholarship
Paul Hapke Studio Artist Award
Rachel Salomonson Memorial Art Scholarship

Communication Studies Scholarships

Burton and Patsy Meisel Scholarship
Dr. Suzanne V. Loen Berg Scholarship 
Larry Schnoor Forensics Scholarship 
Wolff Communication Studies Scholarship

English Scholarships

Brian Sether Memorial Scholarship
Carol J. Houdek English Scholarship
Dr. Donald B. and Burnetta Youel English Scholarship
Dr. Mel L. Strand's English Educator Enrichment Endeavor
Eddice B. Barber English Education Scholarship 
Film & Media Studies Scholarship 
Harold J. Fitterer Scholarship for the Arts and Humanities 
Innovation in Teaching Writing Award
Jane F. Earley American Literature Scholarship 
Kathryn A. Cullen "Gas and Groceries" Scholarship
Marcia Anderson Thompson Scholarship
Norman Adams English Scholarship
Raymond H. and Florence L. Sponberg English Scholarship
Robert C. Wright Minnesota Writer's Scholarship 
William A. Payne Memorial English Scholarship
Louis C. and Rebecca Solo Scholarship

Mass Communication Scholarships

Mass Communication Shipman Scholarship
Sharon and Richard King Mass Communication Scholarship

Music & Entertainment Industries Scholarships

Al and Bette Wortman Music Scholarship 
Andrew and Betty Een Music Scholarship 
Department of Music Scholarship
Department of Music Scholarship - Music Industry
Edward and Damis Epple Scholarship 
Janet Graves Music Scholarship 
Kenneth C. Pengelly and David P. Engen Maverick Machine Marching Band Scholarship
Raymond H. and Florence L. Sponberg Music Scholarship
Sharon and Richard King Instrumental Music Scholarship
Shirley Grundmeier Music Scholarship 
William A. Payne Memorial Music Scholarship

Philosophy Scholarships

Dennis and Linda Folden Philosophy Scholarship
Hal Walberg Philosophy Scholarship 
Language, Mind, Science and Philosophy Scholarship

Theatre & Dance Scholarships

Brianna Richmond Cowles Theatre and Dance Scholarship
Bunny Just Theatre Arts Endowment Scholarship
Charles W Cantale Theatre Endowment Scholarship
Doug & Lori Faust Theatre Scholarship 
F. James and Nancy Zwickey Theatre Scholarship
Florence Cobb Memorial Dance Scholarship 
Jane F. Earley Theatre Scholarship
Jane L. Rush Theatre Scholarship
Joan and Jim Pengra Family Theatre Scholarship 
Julio and Doris Gasteiro Theatre Student Scholarship
Kirk Ristau Theatre Scholarship (Claire & Hazel Faust Theatre Endowment)
Larry and Betsy Fowler Theatre Scholarship
Lee T. and Loretta A. Snilsberg Theatre Scholarship 
Mary Jo and Paul J. Hustoles Musical Theatre Scholarship 
Paul J. Hustoles Theatre Scholarship 
Raymond H. and Florence L. Sponberg Theatre & Dance Scholarship 
Shirley Grundmeier Musical Theatre Scholarship
Sophia Bera Daigle Theatre Scholarship
Stephan Klein Performing Arts Scholarship 
Ted and Katy Paul Theatre Scholarship 
The Lorraine Larson Scholarship 
Theatre and Dance Scholarships 
Timothy Huebsch Emerging Theatre Artist Scholarship
Tom and Harriet Bliese Scholarship
William B. Steil Technical Theatre Scholarship

World Languages & Cultures Scholarship

Dakota Language Scholarship 
Halbur Family Scholarship for Study Abroad 
Jerry Schmidt German Language Scholarship
John J. Janc Summer Study in France Scholarship
Paul D. and Rosina Waldorf Foreign Language Scholarship 
Raymond H. and Florence L. Sponberg WLC Scholarship
Vilhelmina Kaufmanis Scholarship
World Languages and Cultures Scholarships (French or Scandinavian Studies)
World Languages and Cultures Scholarships (Global Understanding Partnerships)

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