Art History Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

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There are multiple sources of scholarship information, including the Office of Admissions, the Office of Student Financial Aid, and the Iowa Scholarship Portal (for undergraduates only). The School of Art & Art History scholarship coordinator is Holly Johnson.

School of Art & Art History scholarships are awarded based on the criteria listed below and the availability of funds. All scholarship applications are due February 1st for the following year and scholarship winners are notified by the end of March.

*Note for incoming undergraduate freshmen only: If you are a recipient of the Iowa All-State Art Award, please ensure you check that box on the application form; this is factored in positively to our review of your application.

School of Art & Art History Scholarships and Fellowships


Pen Parks Andrishok Scholarship
Awarded to female graduate or undergraduate Art History students in the SAAH. Preference is given to non-traditional female students.

Art History Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to deserving Art History students.

Margarete Ellyson Rice Travel Scholarship
Funds are used to help undergraduate or graduate Art History students travel to Europe to study the Italian Renaissance where it occurred.

Howard & Ruth Schumacher Scholarship
Minimum criteria are undergraduate standing, major in the School of Art and Art History, and minimum cumulative Iowa GPA of 2.75; awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional artistic or scholarly talent.