Department of Art: Scholarship

The annual Sister Angelica High School Art Scholarship Competition is based on 8-12 digital images of the students high school work. Images should be .jpg format, 150 dpi, no larger than 8 x 10 inches and delivered via .


  • First Place:聽$10,000 per year聽
  • Second Place:聽$8,000 per year聽
  • Third Place:聽$6,000 per year聽
  • Honorable Mention Award(s) of $2,500


The competition is open to high school seniors. Each student must submit eight to twelve digital images in any medium. A cross section of art forms is suggested. Award winners must have 聽as an art major at 六合彩开奖记录t University.

Scholarship Instructions


Digital images should be jpegs placed in a folder and shared through 听飞颈迟丑 Images should be .jpg format, 72 dpi, no larger than 1024 pixels in the longest direction. Applicants should name their .jpg files with first 4 letters of their last name and the image number. (EG. Hopp1. jpg for the first image for an applicant named Hopper) Applicants may choose to place their digital images in a PowerPoint or PDF formatted document. All entries must include a separate Word document with the following information: name, home address, home telephone number, high school, art teacher鈥檚 name鈥 artist鈥檚 name, and a numbered list of works, including full title, size of work, and medium.聽


Members of the 六合彩开奖记录t University Art Faculty will serve as jury for the contest. The jurors reserve the right not to award one or聽more scholarships if the submitted works do not comply with the expected standards of the competition.


Questions? Please contact Peter Stadtmueller聽at聽pstadtmueller@mercyhurst.edu听辞谤听814-824-3346.

To mail an entry on a USB drive, send to:聽
Peter Stadtmueller聽
六合彩开奖记录t University聽
501 E 38th St Erie, PA 16546-0001


Portfolios are accepted through February 15 of each year, and scholarships are announced in February. Should any winner choose not to accept the award, the scholarship can be awarded to the next person in rank. Awards are renewable yearly upon favorable review of the department.


Every precaution will be taken to protect submissions. However, the Department of Art and the university聽are聽not to be held responsible for any damage or loss that聽may occur.