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VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS and AWARDS
in ART STUDIO and ART PHOTOGRAPHY

The Visual Arts Scholarship and Awards Committee is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to qualified and currently enrolled students in recognition of achievement in Art Studio and Art Photography course work. Scholarships and/or awards are available in all areas of instruction within the Art Studio and Art Photography Departments. The Visual Arts Scholarship and Awards Committee is responsible for the selection and assignment of these scholarships and awards.

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must meet the Eligibility Requirements, and submit the Written Application and Portfolio of 5 Artworks according to the instructions and due dates. 

Ineligible Artworks: from Cabrillo Extension, CabrilloArts Workshops, Digital Media and Theater Arts classes.

 

 

A Scholarships and Awards Seminar is held to assist applicants with their Written Application and Portfolio presentation.

Students are not required to attend the seminar in order to apply.

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Scholarships/Awards Seminar:
Friday, March 6, 2015
12 Noon – 1:00 pm in Room 2015
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Students may also be eligible for other scholarships. These scholarships have different committees, separate forms, instructions and due dates.

Please find more info about these scholarships and awards at: 

• Cabrillo General Scholarships – http://cabrillo.edu/services/finaid/

• Art History Scholarships – Contact Brian Legakis at brlegaki@cabrillo.edu

 

 


VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS and AWARDS in ART STUDIO and ART PHOTOGRAPHY

The application has two parts: a Written Application and a Portfolio of 5 Artworks.

The Written Application and Portfolio have different due dates.

 

Tentative Dates for the 2015 Visual Arts Scholarship:


1. Written Application: Due Wednesday, March 25, 2015
by 5:00pm
to the VAPA Division Office, Room 1007.

2. Portfolio of 5 Artworks: Due Friday, April 10, 2015
between 11:00 am – 7:00pm
to Room 2015.

 

 

Application Requirements:

 

STEP 1. Eligibility Checklist: Review requirements first, if you qualify –

Continue to STEP 2.

 

STEP 2. Written Application: Complete & Submit by Wednesday,

March 25, 2015 by 5:00pm.

 

STEP 3. Portfolio of 5 Artworks: Complete & Submit by Friday,

April 10, 2015 between 9:00 am – 7:00 pm.

 

STEP 4. Portfolio Pickup: You may have someone pick it up for you if needed.

April 13, 2015 between 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

 


 

STEP 1: Visual Arts Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Checklist

  • Student is currently enrolled at Cabrillo College as a Continuing or Transfer Student.
  • Student has taken, or is currently taking a minimum of one 3‑unit course in Art Studio or Art Photography in the VAPA Division during this 2014‑2015 academic year. (The Academic Year includes the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Semesters, and may include the previous Summer 2014 Semester if classes were offered in the Art Studio and/or Art Photography Departments.) Cabrillo Extension classes do not qualify for this requirement.
  • Student has taken, or is currently taking a minimum of 9 units of course work at Cabrillo College this 2014‑2015 academic year. The 9 units of course work can include the above 3‑unit course. Some scholarships and awards require a 9 unit enrollment for the academic year and/or continued college enrollment. There are exceptions to these requirements. Please see the exceptions note.*
  • Artwork submitted was created by the student for class assignments in an Art Studio and/or Art Photography course at Cabrillo College within the last two years.
  • Student has not received Visual Arts Scholarships and/or Awards in two previous years.

 

Further Requirements:
• Submission of a completed Written Application by the Due Date.

—> Written Application instructions

• Submission of a Portfolio of Five Artworks on the Due Date.

—> Portfolio of Five Artworks instructions

 

* Exceptions to 9 Unit Requirements 
Not all scholarships and awards have a 9 unit requirement: There are awards in Art Photography, 3-D (Ceramics, Sculpture, 3-D Design), and Small Scale Metals/Jewelry that do not have the 9 units per academic year requirement. Applicants must still meet all other requirements listed above.

 

Scholarship and Award Funds:

Financial Aid and Scholarship Office

The Financial Aid and Scholarship Office (http://cabrillo.edu/services/finaid/), will disburse funds to students and all questions should be addressed to that office.

* Please make sure that your Student Account is updated with your current address in order to receive this important notification.


 

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER (Tentative Dates - Site is under construction.)

Scholarship Calendar

• MARCH 6
SCHOLARSHIP SEMINAR: 12:00 - 1:00 PM in Room 2015

• MARCH 25
WRITTEN APPLICATION DUE DATE: Deliver completed application, PART I & PART II, to the VAPA Division Office, Room 1007, by 5:00 pm.  No exceptions.

Send an email to the committee Chair: Susan Hoisington – suhoisin@cabrillo.edu

Subject: 2015 Scholarship Submit – Your Name

• MARCH 30 - APRIL 4: SPRING BREAK

• APRIL 10
PORTFOLIO DUE DATE: Deliver portfolio to Room 2015, 9 AM – 7 PM.  No exceptions.

• APRIL 11
PORTFOLIO REVIEW: Committee reviews written applications & portfolios, and selects scholarships/awards recipients.

• APRIL 13
PORTFOLIO PICK-UP: Pick up your portfolio in Room 2015 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. No exceptions — The Visual Arts Scholarship and Awards Committee members are not responsible for portfolios left after this time.

• APRIL 20
EMAIL NOTIFICATION: An courtesy email is sent by the committee to notify each applicant of the review results of his/her portfolio.
> The Financial Aid and Scholarship Office will send official notification with all pertinent details to selected students. * Make sure that your Student Account is updated with your current address in order to receive this important notification. Please contact the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office with any questions: http://cabrillo.edu/services/finaid

• APRIL 27
RECIPIENT LIST POSTED: A list of students who receive a scholarship/award is posted at the VAPA Division Office, Room 1007. Duplicate lists may also be posted in the 2-D and 3-D areas.

• MAY - AUGUST
NOTE OF APPRECIATION: If you received notice from the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office, write a Thank You Letter as directed. Please review the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office information for details.

 

Contact Information
Visual Art Scholarship Committee
Chair:

Susan Hoisington

suhoisin@cabrillo.edu

(831) 479-6131

Committee

Members:

Dawn Nakanishi

Victoria May

Beverly Rayer

Matthew Taylor

 

   
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