Emory & Henry College Art Department awards performance-based scholarships starting at $1,000 for incoming first-year and transfer students. These scholarships can include are based on a portfolio review. The portfolio should contain the student's best work; reflect a range of abilities, interests, and concepts, demonstrate skill in a variety of media, and demonstrate an ability to draw from real objects.
The student may submit original work, an online portfolio link, a flash drive or CD-ROM at the time of the interview. Portfolios should contain 6-12 images. All applicants should complete the departmental scholarship application prior to the interview because Emory & Henry College values previous experience and engagement in the visual arts, which includes previous awards and exhibits. The portfolio should be accompanied by printed list including the applicant's name, title of work (or name of project, if any), date, medium, and dimensions (height x width).
The student will be notified of the decision of the review committee approximately two weeks after his/her portfolio review. Students are encourage to schedule a personalized campus visit for a tour or portfolio review and to attend upcoming Art Scholarship Days or on-campus Admissions events.
Scholarship students should demonstrate a serious commitment toward the pursuit of a profession in the visual arts such as an art educator, visual artist, photographer or graphic designer.