Professor emeriti Mac McClain (right) and alum Bob Bailey (center) sponsored the Mac McClain Scholarship for Sculpture. Bob presented the scholarship award to art student Jose Gonzalez.
Our college scholarship database is updated constantly, offering the most current, relevant and accurate college scholarship opportunities. Seven art scholarships are listed below.
The Art Department Memorial Scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time Art students at Cal State LA. It requires a 3.0 or above GPA.
The California Fashion Association Scholarship funds are to be awared to a conscientious student whose work is innovative and creative.
The Charlene Felos Scholarship is avaiable to ceramics students and other qualified art majors if no qualified student is available. You must maintain a 3.0 average.
The Bertha Gregory Achievement Award is available to upper division or graduate students. This award rotates among the Child Development, Nutritional Sciences and Fashion Design students.
The Professor Mac McCain Scholarship in Sculpture is awarded to a deserving sculpture student to cover cost for projects.
The Audrey Wanner Peyton Millis Scholarship recipient must be a full-time student with an interest in oil or water-based painting on canvas. You must maintain a 3.0 average.
The Dr. Zoe May Parola Scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate Art Education majors. It requires a 3.8 GPA and 2 letters of recommendation.
The Robert Reeser Art Education Scholarship is available for both undergraduate and graduate Art Education students with a 3 quarter residence at Cal State LA.
The Ronald Silverman Endowed Scholarship is award to Art Education students.
The Joseph G. Uribe Scholarship requires a GPA of 3.0 for the preceding 24 units as an undergraduate, or 12 units as a graduate student. Every undergraduate applicant must be senior art major. A portfolio review by the faculty scholarship committee is required.
The 2009-2010 Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Program Scholars System-Wide Competition
Laura Lesko, a Masters Art History student was selected to become a Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholar during the recent system-wide Pre-Doctoral Program review process. Two hundred and twenty students from the 23 CSU campuses applied for the awards and a total of 76 students were selected as Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars for Academic Year 2008 - 2009. The 18 students from Cal State L.A. represent the largest group from any of the 23 CSU campuses to be selected for the awards. Students from Cal State L.A. received 23.5% of the total awards.
Pre-Doctoral Scholars receive $3000 which they can use for travel expenses to visit doctoral-granting institutions where they meet with potential mentors, to attend professional conferences where they present papers and again meet potential faculty mentors, to pay application fees to doctoral-granting institutions, and to pay for the GRE exam. Pre-Doctoral Scholars also receive a free GRE prep class and they have an opportunity for a paid research internship during the summer after the academic year.
Since 1998 over 120 students from Cal State L.A. have been recognized at Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars. Fifty six percent of the students have entered top-ranked doctoral programs throughout the United States and in several foreign countries.
Visit http://www.calstate.edu/PreDoc/ for more information on the Pre-Doctoral Program.
Design Option student Jósel Cruz-Arbana was awarded one of thirteen $1,000. Scholarships from AIGA/Los Angeles for his leadership in the Cal State L.A. student design group, GAUGE. AIGA is the professional association for design.