Art Scholarships and Awards

The Art Department has several scholarship opportunities for incoming and continuing art students. Departmental awards for outstanding students are available to those who demonstrate excellence and promise in studio art and art history.

Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students

To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must...

  • be admitted to Westmont College
  • be actively considering majoring in studio art or art history
  • submit the required application materials online

Continuing Students

To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must...

  • be a declared studio art or art history major
  • submit the required application materials online

Applications will only be accepted online and are due by February 15th.

Apply Studio Art Scholarship

Apply Art History Scholarship

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The Art Department is fortunate to have a number of named scholarships to award deserving students.

  • Dorothy Westra Scholarship (offered on a rotating basis to a female student in the Art, Music, and Theatre Arts Departments)
  • Richard Reed Armstrong Scholarship (endowed scholarship for Presidential or Provost Scholars)
  • Steve and Denise Adams Scholarship
  • Wes Nishimura Memorial Scholarship
  • Corita Kent Award
  • Tony Askew Award
  • Richard Cook Award
  • John Carlander Award
  • Susan D. Savage and Dennis M. Savage Art Scholarship
  • Clio Award for Art History

In addition to named scholarships there are general art department awards.

Please contact the department administrative assistant at (805) 565-6026 or art@westmont.edu if you have additional questions.