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All CFAD Scholarships

The College of Fine Arts and Design (CFAD) offers scholarships to students both by application and by nomination of the faculty.

General College of Fine Arts and Design (CFAD) Scholarships

By Selection of the Dean

  • NW OKC Rotary CFAD First Generation Scholarship
  • Dean's Recognition Awards

By Application

  • Dean’s Scholarship Award
  • Don Betz Leadership in the Arts Award
  • Dr. Pamela Washington Endowed Scholarship for Art and Design
  • Freda J. Cross Scholarship for the Arts
  • Macaulay Family Scholarship
  • Textbook Brokers Leadership Scholarship

ACM@UCO Scholarships

By Application

  • Connor Hicks Memorial Endowed Music Scholarship

By Faculty Nomination

  • Academy of Contemporary Music Endowed Scholarship
  • ACM@UCO Artists Scholarship
  • CW & Alfa Sasser Endowed ACM Scholarship
  • Sergeant Ryan Wood ACM Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Art Scholarships

By Application

  • Bob E. Palmer Scholarship for Visual Arts
  • Dale McConathy Art Scholarship
  • Elvis and Wildred Rhodes Endowed Scholarship for Arts Education
  • Incoming Freshman Art Scholarship
  • Latisha Pollard Coffey Scholarship for Art
  • Piper Family Scholarship for the Arts

By Faculty Nomination

  • Sergeant Ryan Wood Freedom Art Scholarship

Dance Scholarships

By Application

  • Hannah McCarty Performing Arts Scholarship for Theatre and Dance
  • Jamie Jacobson Endowed Memorial Dance Scholarship
  • Mildred Lorene Davis Endowed Scholarship for Dance
  • Richard Denson Endowed Scholarship for Dance Education
  • Warren Armstrong Endowed Scholarship for Dance

By Faculty Nomination

  • Ann Shanks Outstanding Performer in Dance Endowed Award
  • Kaleidoscope Dance Scholarship
  • Lorraine Remmel Watson Endowed Scholarship

Design Scholarships

By Application

  • Dr. Cheryl Myers Endowed Scholarship for Interior Design
  • Tinker Federal Credit Union Design Scholarship
  • Merit Scholarship for Illustration Minors
  • Piyush and Lisa Patel Scholarship for Design

By Faculty Nomination

  • The Eric Page Jacobson Portfolio Awards
  • The Gary and Deborah Myers Design Scholarship
  • Sergeant Ryan Wood Freedom Art Scholarship

School of Music Scholarships

By Application

  • Brisch Family Music Outreach Scholarship
  • Chase McLinn Memorial Music Scholarship
  • Debra Papajohn Reed Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Frank Nelson Scholarship for Collaborative Piano
  • Jill Marderness Endowed Bassoon Scholarship
  • Kent Kidwell Leadership Scholarship
    • This scholarship is administered by the UCO Foundation
  • Robert Glenn Rapp Scholar Incentive Award (Resident of Oklahoma)
  • Robert Glenn Rapp Upper Level Music Award (Resident of Oklahoma) 

By Faculty Nomination

  • Academic Excellence Award
  • Alexander/Kearns Endowed Oboe Scholarship
  • Allie M. Mitchell Music Theatre Scholarship
  • Brent Gibson Classic Home Design Piano Scholarship
  • Brisch Family Music Scholarship for Strings
  • Choir Division Scholarship
  • Clifford E. Henderson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Dr. Jesse Webster Endowed Vocal Scholarship
  • Dr. Melvin Lee Endowed Scholarship for Instrumental Music Education
  • Excellence in Piano Scholarship
  • Grubert Outstanding Jazz Educator Award
  • Helen Hyde Strings Scholarship
  • Jan Pokorny Steele Endowed Piano Scholarship
  • Jazz Studies Division Support Fund Scholarship
  • John Clinton Orchestra Scholarship
  • Kay Starr Music Scholarship
  • Melvin Lee Music Educator Scholarship
  • Musical Theatre Endowed Scholarship
  • Peggy M. Spence Endowed Piano Scholarship
  • Presser Award
  • Ralph Blane Endowed Instrumental Scholarship
  • Remy-Morris Endowed Scholarship
  • Tamara Long Endowed Music Scholarship
  • Viola Bowman Memorial Scholarship

Theatre Arts Scholarships

By Application

  • Douglas R. Getzoff Endowed Theatre Design Scholarship
  • Hannah McCarty Performing Arts Scholarship for Theatre and Dance
  • Barbara Kay Gilmore Endowed Scholarship for Drama
  • Debra Papajohn Reed Memorial Endowed Scholarship

By Faculty Nomination

  • Kato Buss Outstanding Student in Theatre Performance Award