Visual Arts and Design Talent-Based Scholarships

Visual Arts and Design Talent-Based Scholarships

The Department of Visual Arts and Design offers scholarships for the B.A. and B.F.A. degrees in Graphic Design, Interactive and Game Design and Studio Art; the B.A. and B.S. degrees in Art Education.

Talent-based scholarships for students intending to pursue a Film degree are available through the submission of a portfolio for review. Portfolios are only required for scholarship consideration.

Portfolio Requirements



In order to receive an arts-based scholarship as a Film major at Florida Southern College you must submit a portfolio for review. You may submit your portfolio digitally. Please do not send physical video/film to the department.

We prefer that you upload the video files of your best work to a folder on Dropbox or Google Drive and share the single link on your registration form. You should select your best works to submit. Quality over quantity!

Submission Requirements

Students must have applied to Florida Southern College in order to submit portfolio materials, however not yet be admitted.




Personal Statement (500 words MAX)



The B.F.A. in Film at Florida Southern aims to cultivate the next generation of responsible and unique storytellers. 

With this in mind, choose one of the following prompts:

  • Briefly describe how you will contribute to the culture of storytelling at Florida Southern.
  • How will pursuing a B.F.A. in Film at Florida Southern help to fulfill your career aspirations?
Portfolio


Please submit at least one of the following:

  • 
Video/Film Work (15 min. TOTAL runtime)
  • 
Creative Written Work: screenplay or short story/etc. (25 pages max.)
  • 
Other Visual Work (paintings, drawings, photography, etc.)

Note: You may submit a combination of work from the above categories, but please only submit your best for each category.


Deadline for portfolios is March 15

Submit Portfolio

A portfolio review is required.

In order to be admitted to the Department of Visual Arts and Design at Florida Southern College in Graphic Design (Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Arts), you must submit a portfolio for review. Your portfolio is automatically used for scholarship consideration.

We prefer that you upload images of your best work to a folder on Google Drive or Dropbox and add the link in the provided space on the registration form. Please do not send physical artwork in the mail. 

If you would like to set up a virtual portfolio review, one or more of our professors would be happy to go through your portfolio with you.

 You should select fifteen to twenty of your best images to submit. We also suggest that you include in your portfolio works from each of the general categories and from as many of the subcategories as possible:



General
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Digital Media
Drawing
  • 
Contour Line
  • Modeling/Value Drawing Perspective
  • Still Life
  • Figure Drawing
  • Self Portrait

Design
  • Compositional Studies
  • Color Theory
  • Value Theory
  • Investigation of Form/Counter-Form

  • Linear Mark-Making



Although our portfolio requirements are prescriptive, rather than creating new or additional work to fill in specific categories, we encourage you to send images from your existing work that matches our requests as best you can. We like to see variety and quality.

Deadline for portfolios is March 15

Submit Portfolio

Talent-based scholarships for students intending to pursue an Interactive and Game Design degree are available through the submission of a portfolio for review. Portfolios are only required for scholarship consideration.

Portfolio Requirements

In order to be considered for an arts-based scholarship as an Interactive and Game Design (Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Fine Arts) major at Florida Southern College you must submit a portfolio for review.


We prefer that you upload images of your best work to a folder on Google Drive or Dropbox and share the link in this registration form. Please do not send physical artwork in the mail.


If you would like to set up a virtual portfolio review, one or more of our professors would be happy to go through your portfolio with you.

 You should select fifteen to twenty of your best creative works to submit. We suggest that you include in your portfolio works from the general categories and from as many of the subcategories as possible:



General
  • Digital Media
  • Modeling/Value Drawing
  • Perspective
  • Painting
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
Interactive / Game Elements
  • Prototype or wireframe samples
  • 3-D models
  • Motion graphics
  • Character design or concept work
  • Game development narratives
  • Creative coding examples
  • Stop motion samples




Although our portfolio requirements are prescriptive, rather than creating new or additional work to fill in specific categories, we encourage you to send images from your existing work that matches our requests as best you can. We like to see variety and quality.

Deadline for portfolios is March 15.

Submit Portfolio

A portfolio review is required.

In order to be admitted to the Department of Visual Arts and Design at Florida Southern College in Studio Art (Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Arts), you must submit a portfolio for review. Your portfolio is automatically used for scholarship consideration.

We prefer that you upload images of your best work to a folder on Google Drive or Dropbox and add the link in the provided space on the registration form. Please do not send physical artwork in the mail. 

If you would like to set up a virtual portfolio review, one or more of our professors would be happy to go through your portfolio with you.

 You should select fifteen to twenty of your best images to submit. We also suggest that you include in your portfolio works from each of the general categories and from as many of the subcategories as possible:



General
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Digital Media
Drawing
  • 
Contour Line
  • Modeling/Value Drawing Perspective
  • Still Life
  • Figure Drawing
  • Self Portrait

Design
  • Compositional Studies
  • Color Theory
  • Value Theory
  • Investigation of Form/Counter-Form

  • Linear Mark-Making



Although our portfolio requirements are prescriptive, rather than creating new or additional work to fill in specific categories, we encourage you to send images from your existing work that matches our requests as best you can. We like to see variety and quality.

Deadline for portfolios is March 15

Submit Portfolio