Art Scholarships

Studio Art Department Admission & Scholarship Portfolio Reviews

Studio Art

Sarofim Scholarship in Studio Art updated Dec 12, 2022

The Sarofim Scholarship in Studio Art is given to students showing talent and a desire for growth in this field.  The process includes a portfolio review by the faculty and an application.  Prospective students are encouraged to participate in a portfolio review virtually. The Portfolio reviews are NOT required in order to join the Studio Art major at Southwestern. Candidates that receive the Sarofim Scholarship are eligible for additional assistance, including Southwestern scholarships.

Sarofim Scholarships in Studio Art are for Studio Art majors only. 

Prospective students who wish to apply for a Sarofim Scholarship and major in Studio Art may do so through March 1, 2023.  Please look at the requirements below before registering. 

Register for a Digital Portfolio Review

To submit an application for a fully virtual, digital portfolio review, please register below. All reviews require a thirty-minute interview that will occur through a digital platform in the spring of 2023.  After signing up for the virtual review you will be sent instructions on how to submit your materials through the digital studio.  The deadline for submission of a virtual portfolio review is March 1, 2023.

Important: Digital Portfolio Review Requirements

Register for a Digital Portfolio Review

Recipients of the Sarofim Scholarship in Studio Art may also be eligible for additional assistance such as academic scholarships. In addition, recipients may apply for University need-based aid. For more information, click here: financial aidmerit scholarships, or call 1-800-252-3166.

Any financial aid offer from Southwestern University will be void as of May 1, 2023, if a student accepts financial aid from another college or university.


For any questions regarding portfolio reviews please send an email to