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Apply for the 2015 Rumsey Scholarship Competition

February 6, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

2014 Rumsey Scholarship Winners
Left: Amber Sliter, “Metamorphosis”  Right: Harumo Sato, “Since the Moment, Till the Moment,” Detail View


Approximately $2,000 is awarded each year to a student entering their senior year. Applicants must participate in a competitive exhibition, from which the Art faculty will select a scholarship winner based on the quality of both the exhibited sample work and the accompanying written travel proposal. Scholarship recipients are required to showcase the work resulting from their summer study in a solo or two person Fall 2015 follow-up exhibition.

Dates to Remember

February 27 – Application is due in Art Office 202 CFA by 4:00 pm

March 2 – Students will be notified if they are eligible to participate.

March TBA  – Student meeting with Gallery TA, regarding installation and travel proposals.

March 6 – Proposal is due in Art Office 202 CFA by 4:00 pm

March 23 – Artwork is due in the Art Department Lower Gallery B45 CFA

March 26 – Competitive Exhibition opening in Art Department Lower Gallery B45 CFA

2015 Rumsey Application
2013-2014 Rumsey Award

Questions? Contact Becky Koenig

202 Center for the Arts, North Campus
Buffalo, New York 14260-6010
(716) 645-6878
(716) 645-6970 fax
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