OPPORTUNITIES

SCHOLARSHIPS

What scholarships are available?

In the Spring of each year, all Art/Art Education/Art History enrolled majors may apply for a number of scholarships for the following year. An annual review of portfolios is held in May to identify outstanding students in each of the disciplines. Scholarships are awarded based on merit and other grant specific criteria defined by donors.

McMillen Foundation Scholarship
Art Department scholarships
Scholarship application form
Scholarship application instructions

The Scholarship Center also has many private scholarships which are not specific to the Art Department.

STUDY IN ITALY

The Summer Art Workshop in Italy is offered bi-yearly; the next workshop is summer 2011. This is a three-week program giving students a chance to study, draw and paint amidst the beauty of Central and Northern Italy, while earning 7 University art credits. The workshop is team taught by professors in the Department of Art. Pre-requisite for this workshop is Art110 or an equivalent introduction to drawing course.

STUDY IN JAPAN

The Summer Art Workshop in Japan is offered bi-yearly; the next workshop is summer 2012. This is a three-week educational program. Students earn 7 University art credits. The workshop is team taught by professors in the Department of Art. Students will visit Tokyo, Fukui, Kyoto, and Hiroshima and experience the famous Guin Festival in Kyoto. The experience includes hands-on dyeing and papermaking workshops. Student will explore historical sites, museums, galleries, and more. Contact Seiko Purdue, Associate Professor, Fiber Arts (Seiko.Purdue@wwu.edu) or Julia.Sapin, Associate Professor, Asian and Pacific Art History (Julia.Sapin@wwu.edu).

MORE STUDY ABROAD

Inquire with the International Programs and Exchanges office, College Hall 104, (360) 650-3298, for additional study abroad programs.