Distinguished Art Faculty Scholarship
The Distinguished Art Faculty Scholarship is awarded annually each spring semester. Students are nominated by faculty members and are then required to submit a portfolio for review by the faculty. Recipients are then selected based on grade point averages overall and in art and on artistic ability.
Clem Otis Memorial Art Scholarship
The Clem Otis Memorial Art Scholarship was established by the Otis family in 1983 in honor of Mrs. Clem Otis. She was an accomplished landscape artist who touched the memories of people across the country with her oils and acrylics. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and paintings submitted for this scholarship must be done in oil. The recipient of this scholarship must have a
Elkins Lake Kuntz-Nelson Memorial Art Scholarship
The Elkins Lake Kuntz-Nelson Memorial Art Scholarship was established in 1988 by the board of Elkins Lake Art League to enable young artists to pursue and encourage excellence in painting. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and paintings submitted for this scholarship may be of any medium. The recipient must maintain a
Emmette Jackson Endowed Scholarship
The Emmette Jackson Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 1995 in honor of Emmette Jackson to provide financial assistance to worthy photography majors. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and a committee of photography faculty shall select the recipient of the scholarship. Recipients must be enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in Photography, maintain a
James B. and Marilyn C. Shepard Scholarship
The James B. and Marilyn C. Shepard Scholarship was established in 1999. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and faculty members select the recipient. The recipient must be a native-born US citizen, be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in Art and maintain a
Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones Endowed Scholarship
The Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones Endowed Scholarships are awarded to outstanding full-time resident Liberal Arts or Graphic Arts majors who have maintained a
Application deadline: November 1 (preferred unless otherwise indicated). Applications should be submitted through Scholarships4Kats.
Kenneth Zonker Endowment
The Kenneth Zonker Endowment Fund was established in 2003 by the Zonker family in honor of Kenneth Zonker. This scholarship is awarded annually and a committee within the Art Department selects the recipient. The recipient must be a full-time student at Sam Houston State University majoring in Art, submit one piece of artwork (in any medium) that was not used for a class project or grade, and was created without supervision, and maintain a
Madison Wolfe Photography Scholarship Fund
Recipient must be a full-time sophomore or above, have completed at least six photography hours in-residence at SHSU, appreciate and respect photography whether or not that is his/her final career choice and submit a portfolio of six to eight photographic images. Upon accepting the scholarship, recipients agree to submit at the end of each semester a one-page essay (minimum of 100 words) relating to their academic growth and respect for photography. GPA of 2.50 is required. Applications are available in the Art Office.
Marion St. John Baker Scholarship
The Marion St. John [pronounced “
Robert A. and Carolyn W. Werner Scholarship
Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any program within the Department of Art and demonstrate financial need. GPA of 3.00 is required. Applications are available in the Art office.
Scholarship amount: $1,000 per year. Deadline: Fall Semester.
Ruth Wynne Thomason Hollinshead Endowment
Fund in Art
The Ruth Wynne Thomason Hollinshead Endowment Fund in Art was established in 2002 in memory of Ruth Wynne Thomason Hollinshead. The recipient of this scholarship must be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in any discipline within the Art Department, demonstrate financial need, and maintain a
Stanley E. and Ruth L. Lea Endowed Scholarship
Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student in good standing, majoring in Art, exhibit exceptional creative talent and ability in his/her studies in the art of printmaking or drawing (excluding computer graphics and photo-based processes). GPA of 3.0 in art is required. For additional information contact the Department of Art, (936)294-4311.
Scholarship amount: varies.
Student Art Association Endowed Scholarship
Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student in good standing enrolled at SHSU and majoring in any discipline within the Department of Art, and be an active member of the Student Art Association. An overall GPA of 2.75 is required. A GPA of 3.25 is required in their major. For additional information, contact the Art Department, (936)294-4311, SHSU Box 2089 Huntsville, TX 77341.
Scholarship amount: $1,000 per year. Deadline: spring semester.
Weldon Hall Jr. Scholarship
The Weldon Hall Jr.
For further information, please contact the Department of Art, SHSU, Box 2089, Huntsville, Texas, 77341-2208. (936)294-4311.