This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen and incoming undergraduate transfer students who plan to major in education and have an interest in arts-integrated instruction. Applicants must be admitted to the Oshkosh campus. Students transferring from the Fond du Lac or Fox Cities campuses are eligible to apply. Incoming freshmen must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school grade-point average and incoming transfer students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative transfer grade-point average. Applicant must demonstrate commitment to, and potential for, a successful career as a professional educator and an intent to participate in ArtsCore initiatives to develop and share effective arts-integrated teaching strategies. Preference will be given to applicants from PK-12 partner school districts.
Recipient must be enrolled full-time to receive the award. The recipient is eligible to receive the scholarship for up to four years, provided the recipient remains in good academic standing and continues to maintain the criteria of the award.
UW Oshkosh ArtsCore offers curricular opportunities, professional development, internships, residencies, grants, and a support network for pre-service teacher candidates and new teachers learning to practice an arts-integrated approach to teaching. For more information on UW Oshkosh ArtsCore initiatives, visit www.uwosh.edu/artscore. To learn more about arts-integrated Instruction as an approach to teaching and learning, visit www.kennedy-center.org or www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org.