Awards & Scholarships

Harris Knudson Memorial Art Scholarship

Donor Scholarship Criteria
Class Level No restrictions
Credit Requirement Undergraduate 12 credits, Graduate 9 credits
Major Art
GPA Undergraduate 2.75, Graduate 3.0
Residency No restrictions
Financial Need Not required

Tribute

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Harris Knudson, a founding member of Desert Radiology.

Marjorie Frances Laird Art Endowment Scholarship

Donor Scholarship Criteria
Class Level No restrictions
Credit Requirement Undergraduate 12 credits, Graduate 9 credits
Major Art with any concentration
GPA Undergraduate 2.75, Graduate 3.0
Residency No restrictions
Financial Need Required and as demonstrated through the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Bequest

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Marjorie Frances Laird, who provided funds to UNLV for the purpose of creating an endowed scholarship for promising art students to further promote the field of art.

Rick Parks Scholarship

Donor Scholarship Criteria
Class Level Sophomore, junior, or senior
Credit Requirement 12 credits
Major Art with a demonstrated emphasis in computer medium
GPA 3.0
Residency No restrictions
Financial Need Preference given to a student(s) with financial need as demonstrated through the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), but financial need not required

Tribute

This scholarship was established in memory of Rick Parks. Rick stood for excellence in all aspects of his personal and professional life. Rick's work as a fine artist lines the halls of leading hotels and businesses around the world including the Plaza and Trump Tower hotels in New York and the Treasure Island and Mirage hotels in Las Vegas to name only a few. Despite his unmatched talent, Rick's greatest contribution was his undying love for his craft and the joy he radiated in living every day of his life. Each and every person he touched felt his good nature. It is with this thought in mind that the Rick Parks Scholarship Endowment Fund has been established. This Fund will serve to carry on Rick's infectious goodwill as it helps others realize their dreams of creativity. Rick may be gone, but we all continue to learn from his wisdom and loving life.

Forgotten Song Foundation Scholarship in Art

Donor Scholarship Criteria
Class Level Junior or senior
Credit Requirement 12 credits
Major Art
GPA 3.0
Residency No restrictions
Financial Need

Required and as demonstrated through the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Other Requirement(s)

Student must provide an essay to department; student will be invited to attend the Forgotten Song Foundation's annual VIVA Awards

About the Donor

Forgotten Song Foundation, Inc., is dedicated to recognizing, remembering, and sustaining the visual artists and performance artistry of live music for future generations. Forgotten Song Foundation, Inc. believes in supporting the art and music community by showcasing local Las Vegas artists and musicians. The Forgotten Song Foundation holds monthly events that showcase the talent of Las Vegas while raising funds for its scholarship program. Scholarship recipients are recognized at the Forgotten Song Foundation’s annual VIVA Awards.