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Art Scholarship

The art scholarship consists of $1,000 given each year for an equivalent value of $4,000 over four years. Four art scholarships will be awarded each year. These scholarships may be given in addition to other academic scholarships that the college offers. However, recipients may receive only one Fine Arts Scholarship.

  • The scholarship application deadline is OCTOBER 31, 2016, for the 2017-2018 academic year. All scholarships are renewable annually provided the student fulfills the following:

    1. Maintains a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50.
    2. Must be enrolled in at least one art course each semester of the year the scholarship is awarded.
    3. Has satisfactorily participated in the activities of the art department.
    4. Models an example of Christian character and leadership.


    1. Submit the online application form (link will take you to an external site).
    2. Download the portfolio template (.ppt, 1 MB) and submit your digital portfolio to Prof. Lindemann ( by emailing him a link to the file on Dropbox (or any file-sharing service), or by emailing him the portfolio file (only if less than 10 MB).
    3. You also must distribute the Letter of Reference (pdf) to your two references by sharing the link with them or by emailing them the pdf. Teachers are to return the form to Prof. Lindemann, not to you.

    Email Prof. Chad Lindemann with questions you have regarding the application or portfolio.

    Eligibility and Selection

    1. Scholarship applicants must be accepted for admission prior to portfolio review.
    2. Scholarship selection is based on artistic dedication and ability as determined by the application form and portfolio review in conjunction with two written letters of recommendation.
    3. Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen or transfer students entering in the fall semester.
    4. Students need not be art majors to receive these awards, but recipients must take at least one art course per semester to remain eligible. Please ensure this will work with your planned major.
    5. Scholarship recipients will by notified by DECEMBER 1, 2016.

    Portfolio Guidelines

    1. Portfolio must contain a minimum of five works of art, but not more than 10.
    2. Artwork in the following media will be accepted: painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, small metals, printmaking, photography, fibers, mixed media, computer graphics, and video.
    3. Each piece in portfolio must be identified by title, scale (size), and materials used.
    4. Portfolio must be submitted digitally using color photos of artwork unless other arrangements have been made.

    Scholarship for a senior art major

    The Gerald and Georgia Brommer Art Scholarship is awarded to a senior art major. The student is chosen during their junior year. Students are judged on the following criteria:

    • dedication and adherence to Christian ideals in the life of the student,
    • artistic skills in his or her chosen area of art,
    • dedication to art (fine art production, graphic design, art education and/or art history) as a vital element in the Christian life (that is, a sense of personal commitment to the field of art and a dedication to personal growth in art).