Art Scholarships for First-Year and Transfer Students

Fine Arts Grants-in-Aid

Grants are available to fine arts majors in recognition of demonstrated ability as well as academic achievement and financial need. Awards require active participation in a program stipulated by the Fine Arts Department. Awards are renewable upon the recommendation of the department chair if student recipients also maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 and continue 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 at 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 CDs of three-dimensional works 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, please contact:
Admission: 516-463-6700
Financial Aid Office: 516-463-6680
Fine Arts Department: 516-463-5474