Scholarships - Department of Fine Art and Art History - Christopher Newport University

Department of Fine Art and Art History


New Students

We encourage freshman applicants to apply for scholarships electronically through SlideRoom. You will be prompted within your Common Application to submit a portfolio through SlideRoom after indicating your intention to study studio art or art history. There is an extra $10 SlideRoom portfolio submission fee, in addition to the general $65 application fee.

Please submit up to 10 images of your artwork that represent both your skill and concept development. Portfolio reviews are available in person on 3/19 and 4/2 between 12-1 pm. Please email to arrange a time slot. In addition, reviews will be held electronically on the following dates:

  • March 19, 2022
  • April 2, 2022

Click below to sign up. We will email you a Google Meet link.

Portfolio Review

In addition to artwork, art history applicants may forward original research for scholarship consideration. You can forward a Word file or PDF to the department chair, Dr. Michelle Erhardt, at

Current Students

We solicit scholarship applications in the spring of each academic year. You must submit a talent portfolio / writing sample electronically. Email for more information.

The studio art portfolio must consist of 10–15 of your best artworks, showing both skill and concept development. Art historians must submit a writing sample of 10–12 pages in length, along with a resume.

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