Sonderegger Science Center in spring.

Talent Scholarships

$4,000-$12,000 awards are available for talented freshman and transfer students who have a strong interest in art, writing, foreign language, music, or theatre ($1,000-$3,000 per year)

Aspiring Writer Scholarship - Awarded to students based on a review of their original written works of fiction, poetry, literary analysis, research essays, digital writing, or journalism.

  • Recipients of this scholarship must:
    • Declare a major in English (any concentration) or a minor in English, Creative Writing, or Journalism & New Media by the end of their sophomore year.

Faculty Contact:  Lauren Lacey (608-663-2272) llacey@edgewood.edu  

English Department Website

    Fine Arts Scholarship in Art - Awarded to students based on a portfolio review of original work which may include drawing, color, design, painting, photography, fibers, sculpture, ceramics, metalsmithing, printmaking, video, and computer graphics.

    • Recipients of this scholarship must:
      • Declare a major in Art, Art Teaching, Graphic Design, Web Design, Art Therapy or a minor in Art, Art History, Photography, Graphic Design, Web Design by the sophomore year.

    Faculty Contact: Bob Tarrell (608-663-2307) rtarrell@edgewood.edu

    Art Department Website

    Fine Arts Scholarship in Music - Awarded to students based on an audition in one of the following areas:  voice, woodwind, brass, percussion, piano, orchestral strings, or classical guitar.

    • Recipients of this scholarship must:
      • Participate in one major ensemble (band, choir, or orchestra, jazz ensemble or guitar ensemble) each semester.

    Faculty Contact:  Julie Dunbar (608-664-3400) jdunbar@edgewood.edu

     

    Music Department Website

    Fine Arts Scholarship in Theatre - Awarded to students based on a theater audition or technical theatre portfolio review

    • Recipients of this scholarship must:
      • Be enrolled in a Theatre course or involved in an Edgewood College Theatre Production, either on stage or in a behind-the-scenes crew each semester. 

    Faculty Contact: Jeanne Leep (608-663-3222) jleep@edgewood.edu

    Theatre Department Website

    World Language Scholarship in Spanish or French - Awarded to student who can demonstrate proficiency in Spanish or French.

    • Recipients of these scholarships must:
      • Enroll in at least three semesters of a foreign language. 

    Spanish Faculty Contact: Ian Davies (608-663-2861) idavies@edgewood.edu     

    Foreign Language Department Website

    Application Instructions

    Step 1:  Complete the Talent Scholarship Application for each talent scholarship separately (if applying for more than one).

    Step 2:  Contact the appropriate faculty member to schedule an audition/portfolio review.  See available dates below.

    Students starting Edgewood College Spring 2020 must complete their audition/portfolio review by January 5, 2020.

     

            Wednesday November 13, 2019.................................................Admitted Student Day-All Departments

            Wednesday November 20, 2019…..12:00-4:00PM....................Fine Arts Preview Day- All Departments

            Wednesday March 11, 2020………...12:00-4:00PM.....................Admitted Student Day-All Departments

            Wednesday April 8, 2020..………......12:00-4:00PM.....................Admitted Student Day-All Departments

            Date other than those above……....By Appointment.................All Departments

     

     

    Audition/Portfolio Review Deadlines:

    • Priority Deadline (Students starting Fall 2020):  March 12- to be considered for the highest level scholarship -limited number of $12,000 ($3,000 per year) scholarships available
    • Final Deadline (Students starting Fall 2020):  April 9- for all auditions/portfolio reviews

    Step 3:  Prepare for your audition/portfolio review by following the preparation instructions.

    Step 4:  Attend your audition/portfolio review