Loyola University Chicago

Fine Arts

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Ralph Arnold Scholarship

  • Ralph Arnold was a former faculty member and Chairperson of the Fine Arts. He became an instructor in 1967 at Loyola and became a full Professor in 1980. In addition to his teaching, Mr. Arnold was an accomplished artist. His works were displayed in many private and public art collections during his lifetime.
  • Applications:Applications are judged by faculty, and all recipients will be announced by the faculty of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts.
  • Eligibility: This award supports a full-time or part-time junior or senior undergraduate student that is in financial need with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Monetary Value: Varies

Louise Gonska Scholarship

  • Helen Gonska established this scholarship in 1989 at the former Mundelein College, in order to honor her sister Louise Gonska. This award grants $1,000 annually toward tuition for any recognized sophomore, junior, or senior who majors in Fine Arts at Loyola University Chicago.
  • Applications: Applications are judged by faculty, and all recipients will be announced by the faculty of Department of Fine and Performing Arts.
  • Eligibility: Must maintain full-time student status at Loyola University Chicago and major in Fine Arts with minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Monetary Value: Prize of $1,000

Mellon Awards

  • Mellon Awards are designated to any Seniors who major in Fine Arts at Loyola University Chicago. 
  • Eligibility is based on participation in Senior Exhibition and Senior Art History papers. These awards will be given based on voting at the Senior Exhibit opening and announced by faculty of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts.
  • Applications: Applications are judged by faculty to be the "best" in Fine Arts major.
  • Monetary Value: First, Second, and Third Place are given by Loyola University Chicago

To help make college affordable, Loyola offers a number of scholarships and assistance in applying for financial aid. 

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