Back to entrance awards

Eaton Entrance Scholarship

Award eligibility: 
Prospective students applying to First Year Studies. Recipients must be registered full time each semester.
Award source: 
Catherine and Fredrik Eaton Charitable Foundation
Award criteria: 
Merit of entrance portfolio, the Eaton Entrance Scholarship application and academic performance
Award details: 
$4000 ($2000 in first year, $2,000 in second year)
Number of awards: 
Award selection: 
AUArts Awards Committee
Application process: 
  1. Upload all supporting documentation (images, statement, etc.) to Slideroom
  2. Application Deadline: October 1st (*applications will be accepted on the following working day, if the deadline falls on a weekend)
Submit/Submission : 
  • An Eaton Scholarship statement of intent, indicating sources of artistic influences and reasons for applying for the Eaton Entrance Scholarship
  • Up to three (3) letters of recommendation from personal references, art teachers and/or professionals in the art community (letters should address the applicant's art ability and desire to pursue formal art education). *At least one letter of reference must be from an art teacher or a professional in the art community.



This scholarship is offered in two equal portions. The first $2000 will be issued to the successful applicant upon entering AUArts's First Year Studies. After completing the first year, the recipient will be eligible for the second disbursement at the beginning of the second year if his/her GPA is 3.0 or higher. If the GPA is not at that level, samples of original work completed in the first year must be provided and the AUArts Awards Committee will evaluate the work to determine if the recipient should receive the second installment.

Level of study:

Award category:

Award semester: