Art & Art History Global Studies

The Rhoades Endowment for Global Education was established by retired Elon University faculty member Barbara Rhoades in honor of her father and generations of her family before and after who traveled to understand and appreciate diverse cultures. Distributions from the Endowment are awarded annually to support deserving Elon students who are majoring in art or art history and wish to participate in the University’s Global Educations program, which comprises both International Study and Study USA.

Want to apply? 2018-2019 scholarship review process will be conducted in spring 2018.

DOWNLOAD Rhoades Endowment for Global Education Application & Guidelines


Art History Awards

Photo of award recipient at the ODK Awards Program.The Art History program recognizes the work of outstanding Art History Majors with two scholarships.

  • The Edwina Graff Hughes Johnston Award is given to a rising senior who
    has shown excellence in academic work and active participation in the Art History program.
  • The Helen B. Rippy Award is given to a strong applicant with an above-average GPA in Art History courses at Elon. This student must also be an active participant in the Art History program.

Applications for the Johnston and Rippy Awards are available at the beginning of the spring semester and are due on March 15th to Dr. Ringelberg. Recipients are announced at the ODK Awards Program in May.


Art Awards

The Art department is pleased to offer two merit-based scholarships for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year. These awards are made possible through the generosity of donors and may provide modest funds for student-artists in each class rank. The scholarship awards are credited towards the student’s tuition and fees for the 2018-2019 academic year. Art students who have received scholarships for 2017-2018 must reapply for the upcoming year, as Art Department scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. Current Elon students will be required to install a small display of their strongest artwork. Incoming first-year students should send a digital portfolio. Please see the application guidelines for clarification on this part of the process.

Art majors and minors are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:

Elon WarrenThe Judget T. & Allie Brower Warren Scholarship

Designated for incoming first-year students, rising sophomores, and rising juniors who would be enrolled  full-time at Elon during the 2018-19 academic year. Current students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students in these class ranks should use the Judge T. Warren Scholarship application form and carefully follow the application instructions.


Edwina Graff Hughes Johnson Scholarship

Designated for rising seniors who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and will be enrolled full-time at Elon during the 2018-19 academic year. Students in this class rank should use the Johnson Art Scholarship application form and carefully follow the application instructions.


Art majors & minors are also eligible to apply for the following research/project support scholarship:

Pamela Turner ’76 Memorial Scholarship

Turner awards are intended to support the ambitious research and studio practice of a current Elon student and will be applied to the recipients account during the second half of each spring semester. Students interested in applying for this scholarship should us the Turner Application & Guidelines and carefully follow the application instructions.


Want to apply?

The 2018-2019 scholarship review process will be conducted in spring 2018.

DOWNLOAD Johnson Application & Guidelines here

DOWNLOAD Warren Application & Guidelines here

DOWNLOAD Turner Application & Guidelines here