Financial Aid

Financial aid is money provided to help bridge the gap between your own resources and the amount of money needed to pay for the cost of attending Winona State University. The primary responsibility for meeting the cost of education rests with the student and family to the extent they are able to pay. Most financial aid at Winona State is awarded on the basis of need, although some is awarded in recognition of merit and achievement. Some aid is gift aid (grant and scholarship), some you must earn (college work-study), and some is in the form of long-term loans designed to extend the financing of your education beyond the years of enrollment.

Please visit the WSU Financial Aid page for future students to learn more and apply for financial aid.

Art Department awards are drawn from among the following scholarships: Dorothy and Mo Weber, Max Weber, Thomas E. Mauszycki, E. L. King, Ruth SeverudFish, Floretta Murray and Winona National Bank. The Art Faculty makes the awards on the basis of a portfolio review, which takes place in late Febuary of each year. The faculty may invite a student to compete for a scholarship.

  • First years, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible. Some scholarships have minimum GPAs, and several are limited to Teaching majors. Award amounts range from $400 to $1000 and most are renewable.
  • If you were awarded an Art Scholarship for the current year and wish to be considered for next year, complete a “Scholarship Renewal Form” and see the Art Department Chairperson for further instructions.
  • A single application is used for all the scholarships.
  • Awards will be granted on the basis of the scholarship(s) for which the applicant is eligible.
  • Students may receive more than one award.
  • Instructions for submitting portfolio and a timetable are included in the application.
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