ArtsCore Scholarship

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.

Award
$1,500
Scopes
ArtsCore, Incoming Freshman Award, Incoming Transfer Award, Oshkosh Campus
Deadline
02/07/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please enter your expected high school graduation date. (Transfer students can skip this question.)
  2. Please submit a statement describing why you want to go into the field of education.
  3. Please submit a statement describing 1) your educational, personal, and career goals; 2) your experience in the arts; and 3) why you are a strong candidate for this award, including your commitment to participating in ArtsCore initiatives.
  4. Please upload your resume. Make sure to include your employment history, volunteer work, extracurricular activities, and any leadership positions you have held.
  5. Please upload an unofficial copy of your high school transcript (incoming freshman applicants) or your undergraduate transcript (incoming transfer applicants). Your transcript should include courses you are enrolled in for the current academic year.
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