Art Scholarships for Freshmen and Transfer Students

Fine Arts Grants-in-Aid

$20,000 awarded annually to one or more fine arts majors in recognition of demonstrated ability as well as academic achievement and financial need. This award requires active participation in a program stipulated by the Fine Arts Department. The award is renewable upon the recommendation of the Department Chairman if the student also maintains a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 and continues to demonstrate financial need.


  1. Students must meet the regular college entrance requirements.
  2. Students must submit an art portfolio to the Art Department,
  3. Make an appointment for your portfolio review by calling the Fine Arts Department, (516) 463-5474.

Portfolio Requirements

A minimum of 10 works is required. Artworks should be selected from at least three of the following areas: painting, drawing, graphics, photography, design, new media, commercial art, sculpture, ceramics and crafts. Slides or CD of three-dimensional work are acceptable.

Judging of the Portfolio

Art faculty will review the portfolios. Portfolios will be judged on quality, originality, creativity, technical competence and presentation.

For further information, you may contact:
Admissions: (516) 463-6700
Financial Aid Office: (516) 463-6680
Fine Arts Department: (516) 463-5474