Betty L. Kester Endowed Scholarship for Women in Art

To further the education of female art students who are attending Southern Oregon University.

  • Must be a female art student.
  • Must have two years of college or equivalent art education (this may include sculpture, drawing, design, ceramics, etc. and the study of aesthetics).
  • Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
  • Financial need is a consideration, but will not restrict the selection of the applicant.
  • Recipient must be a full-time student at Southern Oregon University and remain so during the period covered by the scholarship.
    *Applicant will submit the following: A portfolio of work (slides, photos, or drawing; A personal statement about the work; and two letters of recommendation from instructors and/or professionals in the field.
  • Applicant must submit an unofficial transcript of recent academic work.

Department of Art & Art History
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a portfolio of your work and a statement regarding your choice to major in Art or Art History.
    • 6-10 jpeg images of artwork completed in the past two years, saved as a PowerPoint (Studio Art) OR A two-page (double-spaced) example of expository writing on a topic of your choice (Art History)
    • A one-page (maximum length, double spaced) statement about your decision to major in art or art history, with a personal reflection about the work submitted or the importance of art in contemporary society.