Scholarship Opportunities

James Van Vleck Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2002, this gift provides scholarships entering freshman majoring in liberal arts in the College of Arts and Sciences who wish to participate in a study abroad program. This endowment is part of the College of Arts and Sciences Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship Fund.

James Van Vleck Promising Future Scholarship

Established in 2005, this gift provides scholarships for students majoring in art history, ceramics and sculpture, graphic design, multimedia, painting, drawing or photography in the College of Arts and Sciences. Eligible students must present at a regional or national conference or have a UNF approved study-abroad trip scheduled to be completed prior to graduation.


Paul E. Ladnier Scholarship

The Paul E. Ladnier Scholarship was established in honor of Professor Paul E. Ladnier, UNF Associate Professor Emeritus of Painting and Drawing, upon his retirement in spring, 2010. The scholarship provides assistance to University of North Florida students majoring in painting and drawing.


Lazzara Family Scholarship

Established in 2001 by Irene and Gasper Lazzara, this gift provides scholarship for students majoring in the fine and performing arts.

Application packet must be uploaded to the Lazzara Scholarship blackboard course by TBA

Hope McMath Leadership in the Arts Scholarship 

This scholarship was established in honor of Hope McMath, Executive Director of The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, for her outstanding leadership. The scholarship provides assistance to University of North Florida art majors who would like to pursue a career in fine arts administration.

The Gray University Scholarship

This gift assists eligible students with the opportunity to participate in a funded semester of study abroad or undergraduate research.


Falloon Study Abroad

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to offer an award of $1,000.00 to a select student who will be participating in a UNF-approved study abroad program in a non-English speaking country between TBA.



2014 Friends of Art and Design Scholarship

 The Department of Art and Design is pleased to announce four (4) scholarships to be used for the study abroad program in Italy from TBA.


Amount of the award: TBD

  Proof of majoring or minoring as a degree-seeking student in the Department of Art and Design  

Deadline: TBA

Department of Art and Design (45/2022)






Lu Ann and Doran  Weinstein Memorial Scholarship in Visual Arts Award


Established in 2011, this gift provides scholarships that are need based grants (students must have filed a current FAFSA) for students who are major or minors in art history, photography, ceramics, painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture or any future visual arts disciplines.   





   Before submitting this application, the Free Application for Federal Aid (FASFA) application must be completed, and a demonstrated financial need must be established with the UNF Office of Financial Aid.


  Students must have a minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of North Florida. PLEASE NOTE that admission for the Italy Program requires a 2.8 GPA.


   Must travel with a UNF, Department of Art and Design Study Abroad program (Italy or Brazil) in the Summer of 2015.


Required application: Weinstein 2014 Scholarship Application


Guidelines for application: To ensure full consideration for the 2014 Weinstein Scholarship answer the following questions in the given space. Answers should be typed. Applications will be considered solely on responses to these questions so please answer as fully and clearly as possible.


This completed document should be emailed to by Friday, November 7th, 3:00pm. Late applications will not be considered.


In the body of the email include your name, email address, phone number and N number.  This information will be removed from the application to ensure unbiased consideration.



Date Due: Friday, November 7th by 3:00 pm by submitting to



For more information or to apply for any Art & Design scholarships please e-mail