Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design annually offers $15,000 in scholarships to eligible incoming Studio Art and Graphic Design Majors.

The scholarship applicant must be a graduating high school senior, have a minim 3.0 GPA and already be accepted of Fall 2019 admission to Louisiana Tech University

On the back of each entry include:
Your name and Home Address
Art Teacher and School
Artwork Category: Graphic Design or Studio (2D, 3D or Photography)

Name and contact information for your local newspaper

Judging will be based on creativity, technique, and/or communication of an idea.

All works must be carefully packed and shipped in reusable cardboard packaging. Group shipment is encouraged. Hand deliveries will be accepted between 9am and 4pm in the School of Design Office, FJ Taylor Visual Arts Center, Room 113.

For shipments sent via US Mail, please send packets to: Louisiana Tech University School of Design, PO Box 3175, Ruston, LA 71272

For shipments sent via Express Courier, please send packets to: Louisiana Tech University School of Design, 1 Mayfield Street, Ruston, LA 71272

Please include funds or prepaid shipping labels to have the work returned.

Application Packets Due:
Friday, February 1, 2019
Winners will be notified by mid February.

Graphic Design

Submit one vertical 11″ x 17″ poster to promote a fictional concert at the Dixie Theatre. Type is required to communicate the name of the musician(s), city and venue (Dixie Theatre), as well as the date and time. Any imagery/illustration included must be original work created by the applicant.

Studio Art

A minimum of three and a maximum of six works on paper consisting of black and white and/or color should be submitted. Entries should not be framed or matted, sized no larger than 18″ x 24″.


Three to four sculptural or ceramic pieces may be submitted. Individual pieces may be no larger than 24” x 24” x 24”. Hand delivery of fragile work is encouraged rather than shipping.

School of Design is not responsible for damaged artwork.


A minimum of five and a maximum of ten printed photographs may be submitted. Images can be any size up to 13″ x 19″. Do not frame. Mat board is okay for protection, but not necessary. Black and white or color prints only. No slides or digital files will be accepted