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Scholarships for Returning Students

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Each department within the School of Fine Arts has talent scholarships for returning students.

School of Fine Arts Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available to students in SFA. Contact the appropriate department for additional information.

Isaac and Rose Gershgol Scholarships
Awarded to two art and design, two music and two theatre undergraduate students who have financial need and who are outstanding students and performers. Selection based on department recommendations. Contact your department of study or the SFA Office of the Dean, 120 Montague Hall, for information.

Olive Anna Tezla School of Fine Arts Scholarship
Awarded annually to one Art & Design, Music, or Theatre student for excellent scholarship/creative activity or outstanding contributions to an area of the Art & Design, Music, or Theatre deprtments or demonstrated leadership in the School. Contact your department of study or the SFA Office of the Dean, 120 Montague Hall, for information.

Department of Art & Design Scholarships- Apply at 317 Humanities Building

UMD Art Donor Scholarship
UMD Art Mitchell & Schissell Scholarship
UMD Cheng-Khee Chee Art Scholarship
UMD Dale C. Hagen Art & Design Scholarship
UMD Edith M. Nelson Art Scholarship
UMD Geraldine Hanson Heller Scholarship
UMD Katharina & Karl Jaros Photography Fund
UMD Pro Print Scholarship
UMD Raymond W. Darland Art Scholarship
UMD Skomars Family Scholarship

Department of Music Scholarships - Apply at 212 Humanities Building 

Ann Carlson Anderson Symphonic String Scholarship
Nyda Elizabeth Swanson Music Scholarship
UMD Billy Barnard Jazz Scholarship
UMD C. Lindsley Edson Music Scholarship
UMD Dorothy Taraldsen Kozak Music Scholarship
UMD Dorothy Taraldsen Kozak Music Scholarship
UMD E. Bernie Bernstein Music Scholarship
UMD Eric Tobias Johnson Music Scholarship
UMD Frank P. Comella Memorial Scholarship
UMD Gendein Memorial Scholarship
UMD Gerald A. Singer Family Scholarship
UMD Gregg Johnson Music Scholarship
UMD John M. & Bobby Stojevich Memorial Scholarship
UMD Joyce R. Nordstrom Music Scholarship
UMD Karen A. and Leonard E. Griffith Music Scholarship
UMD Lynn Mitchell (Mitch) Rand Scholarship
UMD Mark Faricy Memorial Scholarship
UMD Mary Ann and Ronald W Weber Scholarship
UMD Omnibus Music Scholarship
UMD Opera Theatre Scholarship Fund
UMD Orchestra Music Scholarship
UMD Piano Music Scholarship
UMD R. James & Betty L. Melde Music Scholarship
UMD Retta and Henry Ehlers Scholarship
UMD Ruth Dodge Reaching Higher Music Scholarship
UMD The James R. Murphy Memorial Scholarship
UMD Jean Nord Music Education Scholarship
UMD Robert & Carolyn Flood Scholarship
UMD Kathyrn A. Martin Scholarship for Theatre, Jazz & Women’s Ice Hockey
UMD Isaac and Rose Gershgol Scholarship Fund
UMD Olive Anna Tezla Scholarship
UMD Dr. Vernon Opheim Choral Scholarship

Department of Theatre Scholarships - Apply at 141 Marshall Performing Arts Center

The Anne Davies Uppgren Award
The Marshall Center Awards for Excellence in Theatre
The Isaac and Rose Gershgol Scholarships, School of Fine Arts
The Kanter Family Scholarship
Olive Anna Tezla SFA Scholarship
Lois Casmir Birk Memorial Scholarship
New Student Talent Scholarship