Ohio Art Education Foundation Scholarship

Undergraduate/Graduate with Licensure Scholarship Application Form
Two scholarships to be awarded: $2000 and $1000
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1st by 11:59 p.m.


  1. Undergraduate and graduate art education students who are pursuing licensure.
  2. Must be a full-time student in the 2019 - 2020 school year enrolled as a junior, senior, or graduate student.
  3. Must be current student members of OAEA and be present at the OAEA Annual State Convention Awards Ceremony, November 14 & 15, 2019 (Columbus).

(To join OAEA, please visit www.oaea.org for information).


JUDGING: All entries will be reviewed and judged in June and July 2019. Winners will be notified by the end of August and application materials will be returned to applicants.

JUDGING WEIGHT: 25% essay, 25% artwork, 20% philosophy, 20% letters, and 10% transcripts




ESSAY: Based on the 2019 conference theme of “UneARTh Your Creative Potential” write an essay about what your art teaching can do—how will your art teaching empower your students?  

Format should be: double-spaced, 12-point font of 1200-1500 words, and APA style (6th edition). Although Internet references are permitted, primary sources (books and journals) are encouraged.

e-PORTFOLIO: 8-10 .jpg images of original works of art that show evidence of your contemporary artistic practice. (It is suggested you save your images into PowerPoint).

Include titles, years, media, and dimensions under each image (file size less than 10 megabytes). Website links accepted.

• Two LETTERS OF SUPPORT, at least one being from an Art Education faculty member

COPY OF TRANSCRIPT (graduate students must submit undergrad and graduate transcripts)

• A one-page, double-spaced personal PHILOSOPHY OF TEACHING ART

RESUME′: List education, honors, awards, exhibitions, experiences with young people in schools and other settings, and other related activities.

• A HEAD SHOT which would appear on the OAEA website, if selected as winner. (Format: .jpg)

Questions? Contact Dr. Stephanie Danker at [email protected]

**Must be current student member of OAEA and be present OAEA Annual State Conference awards ceremony 2019. 
To join OAEA, click here.