graduate school scholarship opportunity

current kcai graphic design seniors and recent graduates from 2007 to 2011 who are considering graduate school are eligible for possible nomination as a kcai nominee for the jack kent cooke graduate arts award. the award is for (up to) $50,000 per year for up to three years, given to 15 students nationally. our own molly hawthorne ('05) was a kcai nominee several years ago, but alas, did not win the big money.

- email a letter of intent to interim chair tyler galloway by thursday january 5, 2012.
- the GD department submits up to three nominations to the faculty committee managing the process
- the faculty committee will make two final selections, allowing those individuals to apply for the scholarship.

Minimum Eligibility/requirementsTo be eligible to compete for a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award, the Candidate must at a minimum:

Be nominated by his or her undergraduate institution.

Be a current student at an accredited US college or University with senior status by December 31st 2011, or be a recent graduate within the last 5 years (2007).

Have a cumulative college GPA of 3.20 or better. The GPA must include all college level courses.

Plan to begin his or her first graduate degree program full time in the fall 2012 in the fields of performing arts, visual arts and creative writing.

Have significant unmet financial needs.

For further information for the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award go to