The Northern State University School of Fine Arts recently held its first Fine Arts Invitational scholarship event for all interested and prospective students in the arts. Dates for the 2018 invitational will be announced.
To apply for scholarships, complete the NSU Fine Arts Scholarship Application.
At the invitational, you can:
- Audition for music, art and theater scholarships
- Submit your art portfolio for review
The invitational takes place in the newly renovated Johnson Fine Arts Center on NSU’s beautiful campus. Take this opportunity to discover and explore fine arts at NSU!
At our invitational, you’ll also enjoy:
- Faculty performances
- Student virtual art exhibition
- Chat sessions with students and faculty
- Campus tours
- Dinner and a theater show
At NSU, we are celebrating a new era in the arts, with state-of-the-art facilities, a world-class faculty, and a dynamic, interdisciplinary program that offers major opportunities within a nurturing and supportive learning atmosphere.
Here, you’ll grow as a performing and visual artist while preparing to excel in your dream career. You will also be a part of a rich community of performing and visual artists who collaborate in significant and wonderful ways.
Be sure to attend this extraordinary event … and set your creative future in motion!
Entering freshmen and transfer students may apply for a limited number of art scholarships. For more information, contact Art Department Chair Peter Kilian at 605-626-2415 or 605-626-7762.
Current NSU art students in good standing are eligible to apply for variety of scholarships administered annually by the art department. Scholarships for current students can be found on myNSU.
Music scholarships are awarded to music and non-music majors on the basis of auditions. If you are unable to attend auditions, please submit a recording. Video recordings are preferred over audio-only.
2018-19 Scholarship Auditions
On-campus auditions will be scheduled during the 2018 NSU Fine Arts Invitational.
The 2017 deadline to submit audition by CD or DVD (unlisted YouTube video recommended) has passed. The 2018 deadline will be announced.
For students submitting a recording, a YouTube video or audio file are recommended. Email “unlisted” link to email@example.com. CDs and DVDs are accepted via the U.S. Postal Service. For details, see application form linked below.
Past the audition dates and Deadlines
After the current music scholarship deadline, Northern still may offer music scholarships based on availability of funds. For information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NSU Theater Department also offers a number of scholarships to students actively involved in Northern's academic and production programs:
Richard Norquist Scholarship
Herschel and Bea Premack Scholarship
Theatre Faculty Scholarship
Patrons of Northern State Theatre Scholarship
The 2017-2018 application deadline has passed. Applications for 2018-2019 will be posted in spring 2018.
For more information, please contact Daniel Yurgaitis, director of theater, at 605-626-2563 or email@example.com.