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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, or journalism.

  • Recipients of this scholarship must:
    • Enroll in at least one English class each semester during your first two years.
    • Submit at least three pieces of original written work to Edgewood Review (campus literary magazine) or On the Edge (campus newspaper), or some combination of the two publications, during each of your first two years
    • Maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

Faculty Contact:  David Young (608-663-2803) dyoung@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:
      • Participate in one art studio, art history, graphic design, or art therapy course per academic year.
      • Declare a major in art, art teaching, graphic design, or art therapy by the sophomore year.
      • Maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0.
      • Participate in the spring student art show each year.

    Faculty Contact: Janice Havlena (608-663-2308jhavlena@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 per academic year.  (Ensemble choice will be the one you audition for in conjunction with the award.)
      • Maintain a minimum music course grade point average of 3.0

    Faculty Contact:  Beatriz Aguilar (608-663-3442baguilar@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:
      • Maintain active membership in the student organization Theatre Assembly.
      • Participate in a least one production per year either as an actor or as a crew person.
      • Take either Acting I or Stagecraft I during your freshmen year
      • Maintain a minimum theatre course grade point average of 3.0.

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

    Theatre Department Website

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

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

    • Recipients of these scholarships must:
      • Enroll in at least one Spanish or French class each semester per academic year, and declare a Spanish or French major or minor by the end of the sophomore year
      • Be in good academic standing college-wide and have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 in Spanish or French.

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

    French Faculty Contact:  Sayeeda Mamoon(608-663-2390) smamoon@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 2017 must complete their audition/portfolio review by January 5, 2017.

            Wednesday November 16, 2016.......9:45-1:00PM........................Fine Arts Preview and Audition Day

            Wednesday February 22, 2017….....12:00-4:00PM......................Admitted Student Day-All Departments

            Wednesday March 22, 2017………...12:00-4:00PM.....................Admitted Student Day-All Departments

            Wednesday April 12, 2017………......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 2017):  February 23- to be considered for the highest level scholarship -limited number of $12,000 ($3,00 per year) scholarships available
    • Final Deadline (Students starting Fall 2017):  April 13- for all auditions/portfolio reviews

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

    Step 4:  (Music and Art ONLY) Ask your music or art teacher if they would complete a recommendation form.  Print the Edgewood Talent Scholarship Recommendation Instructions complete the “student” section, and give the instructions to your teacher.

    Step 5:  Attend your audition/portfolio review