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MFA at Georgia State University
Education Atlanta, US

MFA at Georgia State University

DEADLINE:1 February 2021

Note: There is a USD $50 application fee

The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, of the College of the Arts at Georgia State University, features an internationally active faculty and a rigorous curriculum that prepares students for professional careers in art and design.

The Master of Fine Arts in Studio program offers concentrations in nine different disciplines, but encourages multi-medium exploration. All MFA students receive full tuition waivers and monthly stipends as part of assistantships, 24-hour access to personal studios, and a third year experience for residency travel, funding, or exhibition opportunities.

Criteria

  • Completed online application (no paper applications accepted)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) (required for M.F.A., M.A. Ed. and M.A.T., and M.A. Art History applicants)
  • Artist Statement (M.F.A. applicants only)
  • Application fee of USD $50
  • Portfolio and Statement of Intent (M.F.A., M.A. Ed., and M.A.T. applicants)
  • Writing sample and Statement of Intent (MA Art History applicants)
  • Three letters of recommendation (required for M.F.A., M.A. Ed. and M.A.T., and M.A. Art History applicants)
  • GRE test scores optional for the M.A. Art History
  • One unofficial transcript from all other schools that you have attended for your application. If accepted, you will be required to submit one official transcript from each school. (required for M.F.A., M.A. Ed. and M.A.T., and M.A. Art History applicants)

Benefits

All MFA students receive full tuition waivers and monthly stipends as part of assistantships and numerous MA/MAEd research assistantships are granted with equal benefits. The fellowship's fund students for the entire three years of study, in addition to the student’s regular stipend and full tuition waiver. Graduate assistantships are available for students in the MFA Studio programs, MA in Art History, and MAEd programs. Students may also apply for extra, internal grant funding for research, travel, and materials twice a year.