We require all applicants to the MFA or MA Graduate Program to submit 20 images of artwork to be considered for admission. These images may include details or alternate views of your artwork if applicable.

Optional: Up to 5 videos may be submitted in addition to your portfolio images. 

This application is for entering freshman or transfer students to submit a portfolio for the NJCU BFA Program and indicate their interest in an area of concentration. All applications submitted will be considered for a Talent Award for Fall 2023 tuition.

The ZICCARDI DESIGNS ART SCHOLARSHIP is an annual award offered to outstanding students in the art department. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of artistic excellence, creativity and talent, and dedication to art and the art community. Candidates are evaluated based on their portfolio, grades, and personal statement.

AWARDS:

Up to four $1500.00 awards.

  •  Up to $2,000 will be awarded annually to a student who exhibits artistic excellence.
  • This award provides financial support for Art Majors in any concentration.
  • Both Undergraduate and Graduate students may apply.
  • Award will be distributed to Gothic Net accounts in Fall 2023, you must enroll in classes in Fall 2023 to be eligible to receive this award
  •  Up to $1,000 will be awarded annually. 
  • This award provides financial support for any undergraduate student majoring in Art who demonstrates exceptional talent.
  • Award will be distributed to Gothic Net accounts in Fall 2023, you must enroll in classes in Fall 2023 to be eligible to receive this award.
  •  Up to $1,000 will be awarded to be applied toward tuition in Fall 2023.
  • This award provides financial support to a student majoring in Art or Photography. 
  • Both Undergraduate and Graduate students may apply.
  • Award will be distributed to Gothic Net accounts in Fall 2023. You must enroll in classes in Fall 2023 to be eligible or this award,
  • This scholarship is awarded to an art student specializing in commercial and graphic design
  • Up to $1000 will be awarded as a tuition credit for Fall 2023 semester.
  • Award will be distributed to Gothic Net accounts in Fall 2023, you must enroll in classes in Fall 2023 to be eligible to receive this award.
  • This scholarship is available to Sophomore & Junior Art Majors (at the time of application).
  • Up to $2,500 will be awarded as a tuition credit toward FALL 2023 semester. Award will be distributed to Gothic Net accounts in Fall 2023, you must enroll in classes in Fall 2023 to be eligible to receive this award.
  • The Ben Jones Scholarship is available to any juniors, seniors or graduate students actively creating work that focuses on issues of social consciousness. The applicant’s body of work should focus on specific themes of political activism, social justice, environmental concerns, or public health.
  •   This award provides financial support for BFA Sophomores and Juniors (at the time of application). 
  • Up to $1,000 will be awarded, as a tuition credit for Fall 2023 semester, to an undergraduate student exploring experimental art in any media.
  • Award will be distributed to Gothic Net accounts in Fall 2023, you must enroll in classes in Fall 2023 to be eligible to receive this award.

 Up to $3,000 will be awarded as a tuition credit for Fall 2022 semester.

This scholarship is only available to students declared as Art Teacher Certification Candidates.

Students who have taken and passed the PRAXIS CORE exams (Math Test # 5732, Reading Test # 5712, Writing Test #5722) may apply.

Applicants who have taken and passed the Praxis subject exam ART CONTENT KNOWLEDGE will be given extra consideration.

Applicants to this scholarship should be entering the final year of the certification program.

  •  Up to $1,000 will be awarded annually.
  • Freshmen and Sophomore Art Majors (at time of application) are eligible to apply
  • This award provides financial support to students who will be full-time Sophomore or Junior Art Majors in academic year 2023-24 that are in good academic standing, and who demonstrate persistence, promise and drive.
  • Submission of images of artwork is not required for this scholarship.
  • Award will be distributed to Gothic Net accounts in Fall 2023, you must enroll in classes in Fall 2023 to be eligible to receive this award.

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