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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Listed below are scholarships offered to current students in the Department of Visual Arts.  You can also email the department at visualarts@louisiana.edu.

Need help with Financial Aid? Please visit the Office of Financial Aid for more information.

Download an application form below or pick one up from the Department of Visual Arts office after scholarship announcements are posted. Availability, amount of scholarship and how to apply will be announced during the spring semester. Contact the Visual Arts office, Fletcher Hall, Room 310 for the most current information regarding dates and other time sensitive information.

Download Scholarship Application Forms:

Non-Endowed Scholarships

The Nancy F. Link Non-Endowed Visual Arts Scholarships in Honor of Elemore Morgan, Jr.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Full-Time Junior or Senior status in Visual Arts (minimum 60 credit hours) when receiving the fund.
  • 3.0 Minimum Grade Point Average in Major and 2.5 Cumulative.    
  • Recipients are required to attend the Scholarship Award Reception on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
  • Recipients are required to send a report to the donors of the scholarship.
  • Full-Time Enrollment Required (minimum of 12 hours must be maintained in the Fall and Spring semesters; any graduating senior with only 1 semester remaining is considered full time regardless of the number of hours scheduled).
  • 1/2 of scholarship awarded beginning of the Fall and 1/2 beginning of the Spring.
Endowed Scholarships

The Marvin and Ann Dubose / Lafayette Art Association Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria:

  • The applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and a Louisiana Resident.
  • Full-Time Junior or Senior status in Visual Arts (minimum 60 credit hours).
  • 3.0 minimum grade point average in Major and 2.5 Cumulative.    
  • Full-Time enrollment required (minimum of 12 hours must be maintained in the Fall and Spring semesters; any graduating senior with only 1 semester remaining is considered full time regardless of the number of hours scheduled).
  • 1/2 of scholarship awarded beginning Fall, 1/2 beginning Spring.

 

The “Giving Back” Endowed Scholarship in Visual Arts

Scholarship Criteria:

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a Louisiana resident, and a graduate of a Louisiana high school.
  • Full-time junior or senior status in Visual Arts (minimum 60 credit hours).
  • 3.0 minimum cumulative grade point average.
  • Full-time enrollment required (minimum of 12 hours must be maintained in spring semester).

 

The George Rodrigue Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Full-Time Junior or Senior status in Visual Arts (minimum 60 credit hours).
  • 2.5 Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average.
  • Full-time enrollment required (minimum of 12 hours must be maintained in the Fall and Spring semesters; any graduating senior with only 1 semester remaining is considered full time regardless of the number of hours scheduled). 1/2 of scholarship awarded beginning Fall, 1/2 beginning Spring.

 

The H. Jude Alsandor, Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria:

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a Louisiana Resident.
  • Full-Time Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year in Visual Arts.
  • 2.5 Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average.
  • Full-time enrollment required (minimum of 12 hours must be maintained in the Fall and Spring  semesters).
  • 1/2 of scholarship awarded beginning Fall, 1/2 beginning Spring.
  • Preference will be given to a student from St. Landry Parish.

 

The Barabara Hellen Carmouche Wooley Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Visual Arts

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Full-Time Junior or Senior status in Visual Arts (minimum 60 credit hours).
  • 3.0 Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average.
  • Full-time enrollment required (minimum of 12 hours must be maintained in the Fall and Spring semesters; any graduating senior with only 1 semester remaining is considered full time regardless of the number of hours scheduled).

 

 

The Drs. Jagdish & Padmini Gupta Endowed Scholarship in Visual Arts

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Full-Time Junior or Senior status in Visual Arts (minimum 60 credit hours).
  • 3.0 Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average.
  • Full-time enrollment required (minimum of 12 hours must be maintained in the Fall and Spring semesters ; any graduating senior with only 1 semester remaining is considered full time regardless of the number of hours scheduled).

 

Beatrice Joseph Boustany First Generation Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria:

  • The applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and a Louisiana Resident (being a graduate of a Louisiana high school is also a plus).
  • Applicant must be a full-time student majoring in Visual Arts the semester the student is to receive the funds.
  • Applicant must be a first-generation college student (neither parent nor legal guardians can have earned a college degree).
  • Applicant must be eligible for Pell Grant.
  • Minimum 3.0 High School GPA to apply (Maintenance Requirements: Full-time enrollment and 3.0 cumulative GPA at UL).
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Freshman and Sophomore Scholarships

The Yentzen Family Endowed Scholarship For Visual Arts

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Full-Time Sophomore for the semester the student is to receive the funds.
  • 2.5 Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average and Minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average in Visual Arts.
  • 1/2 of scholarship awarded beginning Fall, 1/2 beginning Spring.
  • Full-Time Enrollment and maintenance of 2.5 Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average and Minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average in Visual Arts required (minimum of 12 hours must be maintained in the Fall and Spring semesters).

 

The Pat Terry/Marais Press Visual Arts Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Full-Time Sophomore for the semester the student is to receive the funds.
  • (Full-Time second semester Freshman or Full-Time first semester Sophomore).
  • 2.5 Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average.
  • Full-Time Enrollment required (minimum of 12 hours must be maintained in the Fall.