You will have ample opportunity to work in Baker’s studio spaces to develop your skill.
As you find your niche, you will continue with more in-depth studies of a medium or media of your choice.
You will gain a general understanding of art through an historical perspective, providing you knowledge and inspiration that will help you grow as an artist.
The visual arts are among the oldest, most universal and most fundamental expressions of human culture.
Studio Art Scholarships & Financial Aid
During your time at Baker, you will be eligible for various types of financial aid and scholarships. General academic scholarships and scholarships for participation in campus activities are awarded starting your freshman year. Departmental scholarships awarded for academic excellence are awarded annually at an award ceremony, held each spring. Each scholarship stipulates in which year of study you are eligible.
You will be eligible for state, federal and private loans and grants throughout your college career. To learn about the types of financial aid available to you and the application process, visit the financial aid page.
Scholarships in Your First Year
The Department of Mass Media and Visual Arts offers participation scholarships. Art participation scholarships are available to students who are active in art courses and other campus activities connected to the department. To apply for a scholarship you must submit a scholarship application.
If you're interested in studio art, you should also submit a portfolio. Instructions for submitting a portfolio are outlined on the scholarship application.
Based on your high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores, you also may be eligible for one of several general academic scholarships. Learn which academic scholarships are available in your first year.
Scholarships in Subsequent Years of Study
As you delve further into your studies, departmental scholarships for academic success are awarded. The recipients of almost all of these awards are announced each year at the Honors Symposium, held toward the end of the spring semester.
The Department of Mass Media and Visual Arts gives these awards with financial prizes to be applied to the following year's tuition: