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Carlos G. Gómez Advanced Painter's Scholarship

Specified Award Criteria:

  • The scholarship is open to all students who are a declared art major.
  • A student must be a U.S. citizen, resident alien or international student.
  • A student must enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours and take at least one painting course as part of the 12 hours.
  • The scholarship is for $500.00, awarded once during a semester.
  • The scholarship is renewable upon successful completion of each semester of course work. However, the student must reapply for a successive year's award.
  • There is a specified GPA minimum of 3.5.
  • The student chosen for the Carlos G. Gómez Advanced Painter's Scholarship should be someone who has demonstrated a commitment to painting and is a painting major only.
  • The scholarship is open to upper division art (painting) majors only.

The Committee:

  • The committee will be called Carlos G. Gómez Advanced Painter's Scholarship Committee, which will be compromised of members of the 2-D visual art faculty and will award the scholarship based on the specified criteria—a portfolio of previous painting, a letter stating why one is worthy of the award and proof of GPA.
  • The committee will be chaired by the painting head that will be responsible for tracking the recipient.
  • Only one scholarship per year will be awarded. A current recipient must reapply each year through a completive process and satisfy the specified criteria again.

The Award:

  • Student must submit a portfolio to the chair of the committee, who will then share it with the committee.
  • The portfolio should contain 10 samples of the student’s artwork (in painting), a bio, and a statement explaining why he or she is deserving of the scholarship.
  • Upon selection the student will then be sent to the appropriate university department for processing.
  • The committee will have the option of no award if it deems that submissions are not up to standards.
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