Tuition and paying for college

ASU ranks among the top “best buy” public colleges in the USA. Thousands of dollars in scholarships and fellowships are awarded to the School of Art students annually.

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ASU has many financial aid options available.

These scholarships and fellowships are made possible by the generous donations and investments of our alumni, parents and friends.  Financial aid includes grants, scholarships, work-study, loans, education tax credits or a benefit from completing community or military service.

Please scroll down to view the many resources available to help in your search for scholarships and financial aid.

Explore the scholarship and professional development opportunities in the School of Art

Anthony L. Gully British Art Travel Fellowship

Deadline: open/rolling

Award amount: Varies

This fund was established in 1995 with a gift from L. Gene and Catherine Lemon. Income supports a travel fellowship for the study of British Art in Great Britain or other countries, including the United States of America for graduate and undergraduate Art History students.

Who is eligible?

  • Senior
  • Graduate

GPSA Funding (various opportunities)

Deadline: open/rolling

Award amount: varies

The School of Art would like to make its students aware of several opportunities available to graduate students through GPSA funding:
Jumpstart Research Grant
Graduate Research Support Program
Individual Travel Grant
Group Travel Grant
Internship Travel Grant
Interview Travel Grant
Career Development Grant
Child Care Funding
Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Funding

Who is eligible?

  • Graduate

Blick Student Material Scholarship

Deadline: open/rolling

Award amount: Varies

Blick Art Materials awards gift cards to degree-seeking art and design students as needed for assistance in purchasing art materials.

Who is eligible?

  • First-year student
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior

Professional Development Funding Award

Deadline: open/rolling

Award amount: varies

The Professional Development Award is for professional opportunities and expenses, including thesis exhibition materials, shipping artwork to exhibitions, publication or printing expenses, as well as registration for a symposium, conference, or virtual lecture series, among others. This award does not cover travel costs.
Application review periods: September 15th, February 15th, and April 15th

Who is eligible?

  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Graduate

Graduate Completion Fellowship

Deadline: open/rolling

Award amount: $8,550 + tuition for 1 credit hour

ALL PhD students in their last semester or year of their graduate program are eligible for the completion fellowship. The School of Art only nominates a limited number of PhD students in ranked order to the Graduate College. This is a highly competitive opportunity. If applying, please make a strong case for how this award will positively impact the quality of your thesis or dissertation and your professional career. For more information, please see the following website: https://graduate.asu.edu/current-students/funding-opportunities/awards-a...

Who is eligible?

  • Graduate

Travel Enrichment Grant -School of Art Undergraduate Students Only

Deadline: open/rolling

Award amount:

Enrichment grants are for competitive professional opportunities, including presenting a paper at a symposium or conference, attending a competitive residency, participating in an invitational or juried exhibition, giving an artist talk or participating on a panel discussion, among others. These are opportunities where many people apply and only a select few are awarded the opportunity to participate.

Who is eligible?

  • Incoming first-year student
  • Incoming transfer (undergraduate)
  • First-year student
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post Baccalaureate

Travel Enrichment Grant -School of Art Graduate Students Only

Deadline: open/rolling

Award amount: variable

Enrichment grants are for competitive professional opportunities, including presenting a paper at a symposium or conference, attending a competitive residency, participating in an invitational or juried exhibition, giving an artist talk or participating on a panel discussion, among others. These are opportunities where many people apply and only a select few are awarded the opportunity to participate.

Who is eligible?

  • Graduate

Investigate other ways to support your academic and creative endeavors

There are a variety of ways to access funding for your education through ASU, local organizations, and other opportunities.