Sister Angelica High School Art Scholarship Competition

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 provided on a CD.


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


The competition is open to high school seniors. Award winners must have applied and been accepted as an art major at Mercyhurst University. Students must remain Art majors in order to retain their scholarship.


Label the CD with the students name. A separate sheet should accompany the entry that would include name, home address, home telephone number, name of high school, high school art teacher's name, and a list of works, numbered with title, size and medium for each piece.


Members of the Mercyhurst University Art faculty will serve as jury for the contest. The jurors reserve the right not to award one or more scholarships if the submitted works do not comply with the expected standards of the competition.


CD and list must be sent to:
Tom Hubert
Mercyhurst University
501 E 38th St
Erie, PA 16546-0001


CDs are accepted January 1-31st, and scholarships are announced March 1st. 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 Art Department and the University are not responsible for damages or loss of submitted materials.


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