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Art Scholarship Application


The application is due January 15, 2020

Steps to apply for an Art Scholarship and schedule your interview

1)Complete and submit the CSB/SJU Art Scholarship Form below.
2)Have an art teacher or instructor complete the Art, Music and Theater Recommendation Form.
3)Prepare an art portfolio of your work to be reviewed at your interview. See guidelines below. 

 Interview Process

  • Once you have complete the above steps, the date and time of your interview will be confirmed by email.
  • Interviews will be one-on-one with a member of our art faculty and can either be done online (FaceTime, Skype, etc.) or on-campus prior to January 15 of your senior year.
  • Prior to the online or on-campus interview, you must provide a flash drive or CD containing 10-15 images for a PowerPoint presentation of your work to review and be prepared to discuss the work presented, as well as how you will be involved in the art department.
  • Your interview must be completed before January 15 of your senior year. Applicants will not be considered for the scholarship until the interview is complete. 
Time Line Recap
  • Once you have submitted the CSB/SJU Art Application and recommendation form, the date and time of your interview will be confirmed by email. 
  • A flash drive or CD of your work must be submitted to the CSB/SJU Art Department prior to your interview.
  • Scholarship decisions are mailed two weeks post interview.
  • January 15 - Deadline to submit the Art Application and recommendation form found at the top of this page

Compliance Requirements
  • $1,000 Awards: Each academic year, take a 2-or-more credit art course offered by the CSB/SJU Art Department.
  • $1,500-$4,000 Awards: Each semester, take a 2-or-more-credit art course offered by the CSB/SJU Art Department.

Please note

  • Students can be considered for Art, Music and Theater Scholarships at the start of their junior year through January 15 of their senior year. 
  • This application is to be completed by students who plan a continued involvement in art.
  • Students do not need to major in art to be considered for an Art Scholarship.
  • Current CSB/SJU students are not eligible to apply for Fine Arts Scholarships.
  • Students must comply with the Art Scholarship requirements in order to maintain the Art Scholarship for four years at CSB/SJU.
  • Students may apply for more than one Fine Arts Scholarship; however, if they are awarded more than one, they may accept only one of them.
  • To learn more about the Art Department, visit


Simon-Hoa Phan
CSB/SJU Art Department
37 S. College Ave.,
St. Joseph, MN  56374
(320) 363-3829



Mailing Address

Please indicate the areas in which you have experience:
Please list your intended major and minor fields of study:
The interview process will take approximately one hour. Interviews can be conducted online (FaceTime, Skype, etc.). Or, if you plan to be on campus for a visit prior to January 15, an interview can be arranged in person. Please indicate if you choose to interview online or in person below. If you have any questions please contact Simon-How Phan at 320-363-3829 or