Financial Assistance

Information on financial aid, work study, student work, internships, work study, scholarships, grants, and competitions can all be found under the following headings.

Scholarships | Grants | Competitions | Other Opportunities


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.



     WSU strives to show students how their effort for personal excellence can translate into recognition as well as the more practical means of financial benefits. Students seeking grant funding for research, professional development, program development and special projects are able to petition for grant to aid and must be petitioned for and must meet the criteria fto recieve the funding. Information about the WSU grant process can be found by clicking the link below.

WSU Grants

FAFSA Official Site

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     Many of the assignments in the program are dedicated towards giving students the required skills and knowledge to produce works. These works have then been submitted to various organizations and events where they have won awards that help the student continue to gain recognition and financial compensation for their efforts. You can view one winning piece from WSU graduate Scott Menk by clicking the link below. Contact your advisor for more information.

Room For Hats

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