J.R. Hopes Art Scholarship

J.R. Hopes Art Scholarship

J.R. Hopes
Art Scholarship

James R. Hopes has established scholarships to encourage talented art students with financial need to further their art careers


Four students will each receive a $3,000 scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year.

This scholarship may be used to pay for tuition, textbooks, fees and any other items included in the cost of an art education.

Winners will reflect the benefactor's wish that students serious about a career in the arts, who exhibit financial need, will have the resources to reach their fullest potential as artists, human beings and contributors to the greater good.


Applicants must be majors in the UCF School of Visual Arts & Design. Applicants will be considered in the following areas:

Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Book Arts, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Digital/Electronic Media


  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in the Art B.A./B.F.A., Digital Media B.A./B.F.A. or Photography B.S.
  • Applicant must maintain a 3.0 overall grade point average
  • Preference will be given to students entering their sophomore or junior year in 2019-20
  • Students may submit only one application regardless of artistic category


Apply Online

Friday, March 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST

2018-19 Winners

Painting by Trevon Jakaar Coleman

Trevon Jakaar Coleman


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Painting by Edyson Liebe

Edyson Liebe

Graphic Design

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Drawing by William Blake Munch

William Blake Munch


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