The Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History has numerous scholarships and internship possibilities available throughout a student’s career at OSU. Select here for complete list of scholarships.


  • You can get money for OSU study abroad classes. The Provost’s Study Abroad application is available on the Study Abroad website. 
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  • Students without a passport can apply for the Gary Auel First Passport Grant. All OSU undergraduate and graduate students applying for their first US passport may apply. Gerry Auel First Passport Grant Deadline: February 15, 2017


Scholarship applications for the Department of Art, Graphic Design, and Art History are accepted through the online program Slideroom. There is no cost to set up a slideroom account, and no cost to apply for a scholarship.


Information for all Arts and Sciences Outreach Travel Courses can be found on their website Travel courses are available for both majors and non-majors. The Doel Reed Scholarships and the Study Abroad Scholarships are available to undergraduates and graduate students.

Height & Light, Photography in New Mexico

ART 2803, Introduction to Photography for Non-Majors 
ART 4800, Special Topics in Photography 

Instructor: Andy Mattern, Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Media 

Course Description:
Stemming from the rich history of artists and photographers who were drawn to Taos, New Mexico, students in this hands-on two-week course will learn the basics of photographic composition, manual exposure, and editing while exploring the unique environment of northern New Mexico. Informed by visits to galleries, museums, and natural sites in the area, students will experiment with a variety of techniques to arrive at a final portfolio that will be refined in a digital printing workshop in Stillwater. Selections from this final output will be curated into an exhibition. Students will be provided a DSLR camera and tripod to for the duration of the class. No prior photography experience is required. 

Estimated costs $1750-$2000 with very generous scholarships available.

Scholarship information for the course:


If you have any questions please contact Ulli Schoenknecht, Academic Advisor.
Office:(405) 744-4064
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