Scholarships available through the CFPCA dean's office

Once you have established yourself as a CFPCA student, you are eligible to apply for CFPCA scholarships through the Office of the Dean. Several of these scholarships are for student travel or for specific areas of interest. Guidelines and application deadlines are listed below.

  • Anne Harnett Endowed Scholarship in DesignItaly has produced some of the world's most celebrated designers. If you are interested in studying any aspect of design anywhere in Italy, please review the guidelines for this scholarship. Any part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing who is majoring in a program in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts may apply.
  • Annetta Miller Endowed Scholarship: Recognizes scholastic achievement; all applicants must write a statement describing scholarly work and other topics for considerations.
  • Harriet Kanter Award for Student Development: Provides funding for individuals or groups to participate in professional conferences, off-campus workshops or exhibitions/performance competitions to help them develop more fully as artists/scholars.
  • International Council of Fine Arts Deans Endowment for Student International Travel: Open to undergraduates only. Preference given to students enrolled in a recognized study abroad program or who have been selected as a participant in an international professional conference, exhibition or competition in their field of study.
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Endowed Scholarship: Provides financial support and hope to meritorious students who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT issues. Preference given to LGBT students, although all students are invited to apply.
  • Linda L. Moore Endowed Scholarship: Open to undergraduates only. Recognizes scholastic achievement; preference given to students enrolled in a recognized study abroad program or who have been selected as a participant in an international professional conference, exhibition or competition in their field of study.
  • Made In Detroit Scholarship: Recognizes scholastic achievement and provides assistance to students in financing their education in the Department of Music; all applicants must write a statement describing scholarly work, along with evidence of financial need.

Also, once you are taking courses in your major, you may be eligible for scholarships in your department. To find out more, visit Art and Art HistoryCommunication, Dance, Music or Theatre.

Graduate students in Master of Fine Arts or Master of Music programs may wish to compete for the Wayne State Graduate School's MFA/MM Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship, which includes a stipend, tuition coverage and health insurance. Read the competition's announcement and guidelines document (PDF) and application form (PDF).