Paige McDonnell was the second recipient of the MSU Department of Art Del Rendon Scholarship.
One scholarship valued up to $4,500 ($1,500 renewable up to three years) open to any freshman or sophomore majoring in art at Mississippi State University. The scholarship is based on the strength and creativity of the student’s portfolio, as well as meeting the GPA requirements (3.0 in concentration and a 2.5 cumulative GPA). This scholarship is renewable up to three years for a freshman and two years for a sophomore, and the recipient must maintain the required GPA as outlined above.
Awarded annually to entering freshmen on the basis of portfolio competition. Click here for application information
This scholarship will enable the recipient to attend a two-week workshop in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina to study one of the following disciplines: books & paper, drawing, iron, photography, letterpress, wood, clay, glass, metals, printmaking or textiles. The scholarship is open to sophomores, juniors or seniors in the Department of Art with a minimum 3.0 GPA within their concentration who have completed the 18-hour foundation program.
The Grahame Brooke Snider Endowed Photography Travel Award will be presented in the fall and spring to a photography concentration BFA student. This award is to encourage creative visual research in the photographic field through travel to conferences, libraries, collections, museums, workshops and more and is in the memory of Grahame Brooke Snider who was a student in the photography concentration in the Department of Art at Mississippi State University from 2006-2010.
Awarded to students annually with funds to be used for study abroad trips.
Joseph L. Echols Scholars Program
Candidates for the Joseph L. Echols Scholarship must meet the following criteria: be a current undergraduate and underrepresented student in one of the four MSU CAAD programs: architecture, art, interior design or building construction science; show strong work ethic and satisfactory academic performance; present a satisfactory portfolio of work; demonstrate financial need. Funds can be used for the following purposes: departmental studio and art-related supplies; program-required computers and/or software; annual field trips; or study abroad programs.
For more information about scholarships, please contact:
Department of Art
P.O. Box 5182
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Or, contact the Mississippi State University Office of Admissions and Scholarships.