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Scholarships

The Leu Scholarship Award

The generous support of Margaret & Franklin Leu made possible the construction of the Leu Center for the Visual Arts at Belmont University, and the creation of an endowed scholarship fund in honor of their son, Franklin Russell Leu III. The scholarships are awarded annually to four promising first-year art students. Each scholarship winner is awarded $2000 for four years for a total of $8,000.

While submitting a portfolio is not required to be admitted into the Department of Art, applicants who intend to pursue a degree in Art Education, Studio Art, Design Communications and Experiential Design and wish to be considered for the Leu Scholarship Award must submit a portfolio of work in art and/or design to the Department of Art by December 1.

Should you choose to submit a portfolio for scholarship consideration, the portfolio should include 20 digital images of your artwork, containing two or more different media to reflect diversity and breadth of experience. Include a numbered checklist corresponding to the images, stating the size, date and medium of each piece, and indicating the correct viewing position. All 3D works must include at least one additional viewpoint. Also, include a one-page statement of purpose that articulates a personal vision and communicates the student's desire to pursue a degree in art or design.

The Office of Student Financial Services includes the Leu Scholarship Award to all scholarship recipients in the financial aid award package. The Department of Art notifies all finalists as to their status in the awards process and sends certificates to the winners.