Department of Art History:


Within each subject, scholarships and awards are listed in ascending order of class (freshmen through graduating seniors)


Art Scholarships


General Information

  • School of the Arts Merit Scholarships are awarded independent of financial need.
  • They are granted to both prospective and continuing students who demonstrate exceptional talent, artistic and academic achievement, and potential for growth.
  • Merit Scholarships may be renewed depending on the specifications of each scholarship.
  • Merit scholarships are credited toward tuition.
  • Performing Arts Awards, separate from scholarships, are also granted independent of financial need.
    • They are paid directly to graduating students chosen on the basis of exceptional talent and demonstrated achievement at Geneseo.
  • All prospective students who, following an audition/interview taken prior to March 1, are admitted to the Department of Art History and meet the qualifications for any of the scholarships listed will automatically be considered.
  • Prospective students who are offered a scholarship will be notified shortly after April 1 and must accept their awards and admission to the college no later than May 1.
  • Continuing students will be notified of their awards shortly after May 1.
  • Audition/interview requirements for scholarships, which may be described below, are explained in detail in a brochure Interviews and Auditions at Geneseo. For further information, or to schedule an audition, write to:
Secretary, School of the Arts
SUNY Geneseo
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
or call (585) 245-5824 any business day during the hours 8:30 to 12 noon, or 1:30-3:30 PM.


Art Scholarships and Awards

  • Hubert and Gertrude Chanler Endowed Scholarships in the Arts
  • Daniel A. Fink Scholarship
  • Amy Glauner Memorial Scholarship
  • Ronald W. Pretzer Merit Scholarship in Photography
  • Lawrence J. King Memorial Scholarship (offered every third year)
  • Senior Art Scholarship