Art and Design


The 2022-23 Visual Art Merit Scholarship application is open!

Deadline: Friday, March 18, 2022

Click here for the application.

Approximately $40,000 in scholarships are generally awarded each year on the basis of artistic merit. Visual Art Merit Scholarships are offered exclusively to current and incoming Art, Design, and Art History Majors for full or partial tuition. Click above to access the application form and go to jotform to apply. Application forms are also available at the Department of Art and Design Office, E 13 Building, 2nd Floor, Room 203.   


CSU/CIA post-baccalaureate program application is open!

Deadline: Friday, February 11, 2022

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If you have graduated within the last five years, or if you are graduating in the spring semester, you are eligible to apply to the new CSU/CIA Post-baccalaureate program! Eight recent graduates in Art from Cleveland State University will be chosen. The students who are chosen will receive one-year scholarships to further their studies at the Cleveland Institute of Art, tuition-free. Lab and tech fees are reduced from the previous year. Contact Professor Mark Slankard ( with questions.