The Liu Shiming Scholars Grant at Bowdoin College is a new award available to support Visual Arts students and costs related to their academic work, including but not limited to supplies, projects, travel costs for conferences and other academic events
2023 APPLICATION DEADLINE
Monday, April 10th
Awardees will be announced in late April.
Students majoring in and/or taking classes in visual arts.
Two grants, in the amount of $3,000 each, are awarded annually.
Selection criteria includes, but is not limited to, outstanding academic achievement and exceptional project proposals. Preference shall be given to students with physical disabilities.
Awardees are required to:
Submit a summary of your experience and web-ready photographs for use within the department.
Please submit the following materials for consideration:
Narrative proposal, no more than one page in length, outlining:
Description of your proposed opportunity including the duration and scope of the experience.
How the experience will significantly enhance your artistic development and career/personal development.
Description of any relevent experience and/or skills you possess that will drive success within this new experience.
Proposed budget ($3,000 and no more than one page in length), outlining the requested funding in detail. Budgets may include considerations for residency or workshop fees, travel, housing, food, supplies, etc.
A link to an online portfolio of 10 images (Adobe Portfolio, Picasa, Blogspot, Flickr, etc.) of your work.
PDF of your unofficial academic history from Polaris.
Faculty advisor: the name of a faculty member who has agreed to serve as a contact person.
Email applications to the Visual Arts Department Coordinator by 5:00 pm on the application deadline.