Art major scholarships

Promising and talented first-year art students are eligible for a Bluffton art scholarship ranging from $1,000-$4,000. The scholarships are renewable for four years if you maintain a 2.5 GPA. 

Art scholarship application

Art scholarship recipients must major in art, graphic design, art with teaching licensure, art and writing or pre-art therapy. A portfolio of artwork is required for art major scholarship consideration.

A portfolio represents your skills as an artist or designer, including craftsmanship, technique, creativity and the ability to communicate visual ideas. 

You are welcome to email a link to a digitized portfolio to Andi Baumgartner at, or mail to Andi Baumgartner, Bluffton University, 1 University Drive, Bluffton OH 45817-2014.

Deadline for portfolio submission is Feb. 1, 2023.

Please submit the application below, along with your portfolio. Portfolios and the art major scholarship application must both be received for scholarship consideration.

Art Major scholarship application 

Deadline for application and portfolio submission is Feb. 1, 2023.

For more information, contact

Andreas Baumgartner 
Associate professor of art

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