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Scholarships for Art Students

Several scholarships are available annually, particularly the George and Nina Winkel art scholarships. Scholarships are available for incoming first-year students and for sophomore, junior and senior students.

How to Apply for the Scholarships

Applications may be submitted beginning in March with a deadline of April 1 for all scholarships and portfolios are required. Additional information is on the application forms, which are available in 220B Myers Fine Arts Building, or through the mail by calling 518-564-2179.

General Scholarships

Winkel Scholarships & Internships

Eligibility: For continuing SUNY Plattsburgh art majors who have at least a 3.0 GPA in art courses and incoming first-year students who have declared art as their major. Graduating art majors are not eligible for Winkel Scholarships, but they may be eligible for a Winkel Post-Graduate Internship.

Due Date: Applications may be submitted beginning in March with a deadline of April 1.

Internships are awarded in the following areas:

  • Winkel Collection Research Internship
  • Winkel Undergraduate Internship
  • Winkel Post-Graduate Internship

Jane Prescott Rowlson Award

Eligibility: Art major with 3.0 GPA (preference given to graduates of Ausable Valley Central School, Plattsburgh, or other Clinton County high schools; but all graduates of a New York State high school are eligible).

Eliot D. Allen Award

Eligibility: Art major with a B+ or higher average and receives financial aid.

The Tony Papa Memorial Award

Eligibility: This award is given to a graduating senior art major by vote of their peers.

Scholarships for Specific Concentrations

The Barbara J. Parnass Scholarship (Photography)

Eligibility: This award is presented to an outstanding student majoring in art with a concentration in photography in their final year of study.

SUNY Plattsburgh Scholarships and Grants

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