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Visual Arts - Fine Arts Scholarship


The Fine Arts Scholarship in Visual Arts recognizes incoming students who have excelled in studio arts and who plan to actively participate in the visual arts at Augsburg.

To be considered for a Fine Arts Scholarship in Visual Arts, applicants must:

  • Complete the Fine Arts Scholarship section on the Augsburg University application
  • Interview

Amount: $3,000/year

Application Deadline: Admitted first year students who have a complete application (including required supplemental material) by January 14, 2019 will be invited to complete a theater audition.  Auditions must be completed by March 15, 2019. The Admission Office will connect with students once they are admitted to complete the Fine Arts Scholarship process.

If you are a TRANSFER STUDENT who would like to apply upon your admission to Augsburg University, you can do so by contacting your Transfer Admissions Counselor. Final deadline for Transfer students to apply for the Fine Arts Scholarship is August 1, 2019.

In order to audition for a Fine Arts Scholarship, you must first be admitted to Augsburg University and plan to be a full-time student seeking your first bachelors degree.  Students currently enrolled at Augsburg University may not apply.  Scholarship recipients need not major in the visual arts, but are required to participate in various exhibits, Art Clubs, and other departmental activities.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT NICOLE BORWEGE AT 612-330-1577 OR




Include 10-12 original art works, presented digitally or slide format (JPEG AND TIFF ONLY). DO NOT send actual original art works. Advance documentation is preferred, but actual original art works can be brought to the interview if you cannot provide digital formatting or slides in advance. For digital work samples, each file should be named with the artist’s surname and a number that corresponds to an identification sheet (example: Smith_01). Images should be at least 72 DPI in resolution and not larger than 3 MB per image.

A zip file of images/documents may be uploaded in the application above or a URL may be provided to an online portfolio. Files can also be sent directly to Nicole Borwege at



You will be contacted to schedule an interview only after you have been admitted to Augsburg University and Admissions has received your completed Fine Arts Scholarship application. For students entering Spring Semester, interviews will be scheduled by appointment. For students entering Fall Semester, interviews will be held during scholarship weekend.