Scholarships are generally awarded during the spring semester.
ELIZABETH AND HAROLD ROBINSON SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP FUND
This scholarship and fellowship fund was created to honor the parents of Mr. J. Michael
Robinson and to assist the University of Memphis in the recruitment and retention
of outstanding scholars. The Robinson fund provides for undergraduate scholarships
(4-year maximum) and/or graduate fellowships (3-year maximum) for fully-qualified
students enrolled full-time in undergraduate or graduate programs in Department of
Architecture, Art, Music, or Theatre & Dance. Scholarships will be awarded based
on academic and creative achievement. Financial need may be considered. All students
who meet the academic qualifications are invited to apply. Applications for the 2013-14
academic year, should be turned into the dean's office, 232 CFA Building, by January
DEAN'S ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR STUDENTS
The academic achievement award goes to the undergraduate student with the highest
GPA for the year within CCFA. The recipient receives a $250 check and a plaque during
the University's Annual Honors Assembly in April. The Graduation Analyst determines
and verifies the recipient.
For more information, contact CCFA at (901) 678-2350.
DEAN'S CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR STUDENTS
During the spring semester, each department chair and director nominate an undergraduate
student for this award. The nominees present their work at the Dean's Administrative
Council meeting in March.
Selected by a vote from the council meeting members, the Honoree receives a $250 check
and a plaque. Each runner-up receives a $100 check and a plaque. Awards are presented
at the University's Annual Honors Assembly in April.
For more information, contact CCFA at (901)678-2350.
GRADUATE SCHOOL PERFORMANCE AND ART PURCHASE AWARDS Annual performance awards of $500 are given to CCFA graduate students for creative
achievement in the areas of music, film, theatre and dance. The College accepts nominations
from the Department of Communication, the Scheidt School of Music and the Department
of Theatre & Dance.
Candidates are reviewed by the College Council for Research and Graduate Studies,
which makes its recommendation to the Graduate School. The award recipients are notified
at the end of March.
For the Art Purchase Award, the Univerity's Graduate School will purchase an artwork
chosen by the guest juror of AMUM's Annual Juried Student Exhibition.
Please send your nominations to Moira Logan, CCFA Associate Dean. For more information
please contact Logan at (901) 678-2350.
THE LITTLEJOHN SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually to a full-time graduate student in Art with a concentration in
Painting or Sculpture.
THE DONALD AND MARY VAUGHN ART SCHOLARSHIP provides a scholarship in art to a freshman of academic merit in academic need.
THE ART DIRECTORS CLUB OF MEMPHIS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually to an outstanding Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design
and a GPA of at least 3.0. Selection is based on portfolio review.
THE DANA D. JOHNSON ART SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually to an outstanding sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in Art
with a concentration in Fine Arts, Art History, or Art Education. A minimum cumulative
GPA of 3.0 is required, and preference is given to a student with exceptional portfolio
work if recipient is majoring in studio art.
THE FRANCES FALLS AUSTIN SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a student pursing an undergraduate degree in art.
THE MARY MARGARET ROSS ART ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually by the Art Alumni Chapter to an outstanding Art major with a
minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
TALENT BASED SCHOLARSHIPS IN VISUAL ARTS are awarded annually to incoming freshmen pursuing degrees in Art. Preference is
given to students with exceptional talent and potential; portfolio presentation, artistic
background, personal character, and intelligence and scholarship. Applicants must
complete a standard departmental scholarship form, and will be notified of dates for
portfolio presentation (usually in the late fall of a student’s senior high school
year but continuing until all scholarships are awarded). These scholarships are renewable
for four years. Recipients must maintain full-time status, follow the recommended
sequence of Art courses, complete 30 hours of service to the Department of Art each
Semester, and maintain a 2.8 GPA.
AD FED COMMUNIGRAPHICS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a Junior or Senior Graphic Design major with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
MEMPHIS-GERMANTOWN ART LEAGUE AWARD is awarded to a student who demonstrated exceptional artistic abilities in any discipline
within the Art Department.