College of Arts and Letters

Art Portfolio Scholarship Competition

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Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9  a.m. – 5 p.m. (EST)


  • 25-minute personal portfolio presentation and review
    • You must submit work by 11:59 p.m. November 14
    • Submission details will be provided upon registration
  • Compete for scholarships and possibly test out of entry-level art courses
  • A total of $15,000 will be awarded through this competition


  • Virtual

Eligibilitydrawing class

Open high school seniors, transfer students, and adult students who have submitted their application to UToledo by November 14th. 

Requirements for your individual portfolio:

  • Provide 6-10 pieces of personal artwork
  • Personal website link, YouTube channel, or JPEG photos of your work are acceptable
  • Instructions on how to share them will be sent upon registration


Register for the Scholarship Competition 

Apply for Admission to UToledo

Meet the Portfolio Scholarship Competition Team


  • Deborah Orloff, interim Department Chair and tenured Professor, Digital and Photographic Arts, Associate Chair
  • Deb Davis, tenured Professor, Digital and Photographic Arts
  • Eric Zeigler, Assistant Professor, Digital and Photographic Arts
  • Brian Carpenter, Assistant Professor, Gallery Director
  • Dan Hernandez, Associate Professor, BFA Co-Chair, 2D Studies
  • Dr. Jason Cox, Assistant Professor, Head of Art Education
  • Margaret Beccavin, College of Arts and Letters Recruitment Specialist
Last Updated: 10/15/21