Conway/Proetz Scholarships in Art

  • 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 in mid-February. We will conduct virtual interviews with finalists in March 2021. Finalists must attend the virtual interview to remain eligible.

To apply

  • On your application for admission to the Class of 2025, 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.


All applications must be submitted by January 4, 2021.