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Call for Entries: 2020-21 Undergraduate Art Scholarships
CALL FOR ENTRIES
The UNC Department of Art + Art History annual Art Scholarships are open to Undergraduate Studio Art Majors and Minors. Sharpe is restricted as described below. Candidates for the Sharpe and Kachergis Scholarships must also be enrolled for the following Fall semester.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
- 2/12 by 4 pm – Application deadline
- 2/13 – 2/18 – Applications reviewed
- Feb 19 by 4 pm – Notification of scholarship recipients
- All participants must be currently enrolled Studio Art Majors or Minors.
ANDERSON AWARD, KACHERGIS SCHOLARSHIP, AND JULIAN PRIZE CRITERIA
- All participants are eligible for these awards.
- All participants will be automatically considered for these awards.
SHARPE SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
- Applicants must be juniors or seniors planning to enroll for the fall semester.
- Applicants must have demonstrated financial need as defined by the Office of Scholarship and Student Aid. Please contact OSSA for help determining your financial need status.
- The application consists broadly of two parts: 1) the application form and 2) the submission of your work via SlideRoom.
- SlideRoom will allow you to save and edit your application progress, but the same is not true of the application form. If possible, it’s best to have your entry materials ready to submit before beginning the application form so you can complete it in one sitting. Preview the application here.
SHARPE SUPPLEMENTARY STATEMENT
- If you plan to apply for a Sharpe scholarship, you will have the opportunity to submit a supplementary statement by uploading the complete Sharpe Statement form to your application: https://go.unc.edu/w5SKk
DISTINCT URLS FOR VIDEO, ANIMATION, OR COMPUTER-BASED WORKS
- Videos and computer-based entries must be uploaded to a cloud-based platform such as YouTube or Vimeo.
- Each computer-based piece you submit must have its own unique URL.
REVIEW OF WORK
- A panel of jurors will review and score submitted artwork on the date of the Art Awards. During the review process, Department faculty and staff will process and verify results to ensure fairness and accuracy.
- The same work may be considered for as many awards as the student is eligible.
- The Department or Art and Art History reserves the right to award any or none of the available funds.
AWARD NOTIFICATION & FUND DISBURSEMENT
- The University Cashier will be notified of scholarship award winners and will have responsibility for disbursing funds to students. Any scholarships will first credit outstanding debts on the student’s accounts. Any funding in excess of the amount owed will be issued as a residual check and released to the award recipient.