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EIU Department of Art + Design

Scholarships + Awards

The Department of Art + Design offers the following scholarships and awards for incoming freshmen:

  • Excellence in Fine Arts Award (EFA) – a four year, renewable award that pays a portion of your tuition and fees (only incoming Freshmen are eligible for this award)
  • All Art students are encouraged to apply for the Talented Student Award and the Grant in Aid Award. Both will need to be searched for in the "Scholarship Search".
  • Submission of images should in the format of a single PDF or PowerPoint file. We suggest a minimum of 3 images and up to 5 to be included in the file. It is not recommended to submit single jpeg files. Also, make sure the pdf is for online viewing only and under 7MB.

Entering full-time freshmen and transfer students declaring Art as their major are eligible to apply for numerous awards for the upcoming academic year. Once you submit your Department of Art + Design Scholarship application and portfolio, you will be considered for all awards that you are eligible to receive.

If you have questions please contact the Department Chair at:

Scholarship Search

Scholarships play a vital role in making higher education more affordable and accessible to students and their families. That’s why we created our easy-to-use EIU Scholarship Search, which helps you explore all the scholarship and award opportunities available at Eastern. Admitted students can log in and see more personalized scholarship information based on their academic profile. If you have any questions about the EIU Scholarship Search site, please contact Mallorie Fonseca, at 217-581- 6405 or

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Art Department

Doudna Fine Arts Center
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920

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