Areas of Study

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Student Resources

Merit Scholarships in Art: The Division of Art offers approximately 15 merit scholarships in art to B.F.A., B.A. and transfer students based upon portfolio review via SlideRoom. All portfolios submitted for admission to the degree programs of the Division of Art are considered for merit scholarships. Awards are from $2,000-$5,000 and are renewed annually, based upon major status and portfolio review. 

The Meadows Scholars in Art: The Meadows Scholars, established in 2008, are a group of student scholar/artists of exceptional ability, representing each division of the Meadows School of the Arts. The scholarship is for four years, at $7500.00/year. Meadows Scholars are also eligible for a $5,000 travel/exploration grant. In the Division of Art, the first Lila Harlow Henry Meadows Scholar was selected in 2008, and the second in 2009. Applicants who wish to be considered for the Meadows Scholars program should indicate their interest to the Division of Art when they submit their portfolio. Selection is based upon artistic and academic excellence. 

Zelle Awards: The Zelle Awards are given each year to approximately 15 undergraduate students, based upon faculty nomination, to support their creative studies through the purchase of materials. 

Meadows Exploration Awards: The Meadows School further supports undergraduate research through the Meadows Exploration Awards, given three times per year. The awards support specific research and travel projects, based upon application and competitive review. Since their inception in 2007, eight Division of Art students have been awarded funds for projects, totaling over $10,000. How to apply.

Areas of Study



Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Studies



Faculty and Staff


Pollock Gallery

Art in Dallas

Travel Opportunities

Student Resources

Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Meadows Academy for Young Artists

Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Communication Studies

Creative Computation


Film and Media Arts