In addition to Wayne State University scholarships, the Art Department offers departmental scholarship opportunities for freshman, transfer, and current students. See below for information on eligibility requirements, application deadlines, and portfolio requirements. We accept applications for all new and transfer student scholarships through the posted applications.
New Student Scholarship Opportunities:

Incoming Freshman: Scholarship opportunities for incoming freshman include the Talent Scholarship and the Wilfred C. Becker Memorial Scholarship. These scholarships are for any Michigan high school senior planning to specialize in studio art. For more information on incoming freshman scholarships, visit our New Student Scholarship page!

Transfer Students: Scholarship opportunities for incoming transfer students include the James Pearson Duffy Transfer Student Scholarship. These scholarships are for aAny incoming transfer student whose chosen major of study is art, art history, design, or design and merchandising. For more information on incoming transfer student scholarships, visit our New Student Scholarship page!


Current Student Scholarship Opportunities:

The Department of Art and Art History has many scholarships available for our majors. Students can learn more about specific scholarships (departmental and university) and apply through AcademicWorks. Students can also explore other funding opportunities through the Office of Financial Aid. For more information on current student scholarships, visit our Current Student Scholarship page!

Please note:

Many art department scholarships require a portfolio review. If required, a link will be provided in the application for you to upload your artwork.

Institutional funds such as the Warrior, Gold or Wayne State Promise awards have been funded in part by this scholarship offer. These award may replace or reduce these funds or other institutional dollars. In addition, the sum of all aid cannot exceed the financial aid cost of attendance.


Check back often for the most up-to-date information and application date openings!