Conway/Proetz Scholarship in Art

  • Up to one full-tuition scholarship and up to five $10,000 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.

Interviews for Finalists

Finalists are notified by the end of February. We will conduct virtual interviews with finalists. Finalists must attend the virtual interview to remain eligible.

To apply

  • Select the College of Art as the Academic Division on your application for admission to the Class of 2028.
  • Submit a digital portfolio, consisting of 10-20 pieces of recent work such as drawings, two- and three-dimensional pieces including sculpture and architecture, paintings, photographs, illustrations, videos, storyboards, websites, fashion design or other types of relevant work in art or design.


All applications must be submitted by January 3, 2024.