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College of Art

Conway/Proetz Scholarships in Art

  • One full-tuition scholarship and up to five $6,000 scholarships
  • Renewable annually, as long as the scholar is making satisfactory progress toward a degree.

The Fred Conway or the Esther & Arthur Proetz Scholarship recognizes superior artistic and academic performance. Washington University’s College of Art offers the Conway Scholarship or Proetz Scholarship, in alternate years, to an entering first-year student.


Each College of Art applicant who submits a digital portfolio containing 10-20 pieces will be considered. No separate scholarship application is required.

On-Campus Interviews for Finalists

WashU will invite finalists to campus for a weekend program, March 28–30, 2019. For these scholarships the university will pay for finalists’ round-trip expenses within the United States and their expenses in St. Louis during this visit. To remain eligible, finalists must attend these activities.

To apply for the Conway/Proetz Scholarships in Art:

  • On your application for admission to the Class of 2023, select a major in the College of Art.
  • Submit a digital portfolio, consisting of 10-20 pieces of recent work, which may include drawings, two- and three- dimensional pieces, or photographs.
  • The application and portfolio must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on January 2, 2019.

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