Hixson-Lied Undergraduate Scholarship in Art

Hixson-Lied Undergraduate Scholarship in Art

Hixson-Lied Undergraduate Scholarships are non-renewable, two-year, merit/talent-based scholarship awards for incoming in-state or out-of-state Freshman students, as well as for transfer students new to UNL. Up to 15 scholarships, equal to approximately 25% of in-state or out-of-state tuition, will be awarded each year.

Eligibility for the Hixson-Lied Undergraduate Scholarship in Art
  • Students must meet all College entrance requirements for eligibility.
  • Students will be judged on a portfolio review and/or academic credentials.
  • Students must declare art, graphic design or art history as their major.
  • Students must make satisfactory progress toward the requirements in their major, as defined by the School of Art, Art History and Design.
  • Scholarships will be paid out by semester, 50% in the fall and 50% in the spring (based on continued eligibility). No awards will be given for summer.

To apply for the Hixson-Lied Undergraduate Scholarship in Art, complete the Art & Art History Scholarship Application at: https://go.unl.edu/artscholarships

Please anticipate that the following items will need to be submitted or uploaded:

  • One letter of Recommendation: The letter of recommendation should identify the student’s work habits, maturity, adaptability, and artistic strengths.
  • Personal statement: The personal statement should outline an applicant’s interest and goals for their time at UNL, their influences, personal achievements and other contributions. The letter may also include life circumstances that further demonstrate a need for the scholarship.
  • Portfolio of work (6-15 images of artwork)

Questions can be directed to Andrea Maack at amaack@unl.edu or at 402-472-5522.

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