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Fine Arts Fees (FAF) Grants

Any College of Fine Arts' student group that is registered with ASUU may apply for funding from tthe Fine Arts Fees Grants Funding Committee for noncredit activities that 1) enhance student learning and/or 2) enhance the student exerience for the larger University community and/or 3) create or host fine arts events on campus and in the greater Salt Lake City area. Projects must originate in the College of Fine Arts, be advised by a College of Fine Arts faculty member and the department chair or director, and may involve students from other colleges.

Visit the FAF Grant page here. 

Academic Advising

Academic advisors are educators and problem solvers who advocate for students as they navigate their personal journeys through higher education and attain their academic goals. Through inclusion and connection, academic advisors open doors to new opportunities for self-awareness and growth, empowering students to define their roles as citizens within local and global communities.

Meet the College of Fine Arts Advisors



Scholarships are offered at the department-, college-, and university-levels to help fund your education. To be eligible for any scholarship, you must first be an admitted student to the University. The six academic units in the College of Fine Arts offer more than 120 scholarships each year collectively. Learn more about the scholarship opportunities in your area of study:

The College of Fine Arts also awards scholarships. All online applications open in November. Recipients of each scholarship will be notified in May. Please find the online application and deadline for each specific scholarship below.

The Fine Arts Scholarship for Artistic Merit program recognizes incoming freshmen students who through the audition and portfolio processes demonstrate high artistic merit and potential. Learn more here: Fine Arts Scholarship for Artistic Merit

The College of Fine Arts Advisory Board (FAAB) was established in 1992 by the J. George Jones, Jr. Trust to provide scholarship support for students within the College of Fine Arts. The FAAB awards $2,000 annual scholarships to Fine Arts undergraduate majors who have demonstrated excellence in their chosen field. 

FAAB Scholarship Qualifications

  • Recipients must be a current, full-time declared undergraduate major in the College of Fine Arts and have Junior or Senior status for the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. 
  • Recipients must maintain full-time status, a 3.0 GPA, and remain in good standing within their department. 
  • Students interested in the FAAB scholarship should contact the academic unit (Art, Ballet, Film, Modern Dance, Music or Theatre) for more information about the academic scholarship process. 

College of Fine Arts Undergraduate Students have two options for living on campus. The EE Jones Fine Arts House and the Fine Arts Floor. Students who living in the Arts House and on the Arts Floor make up the most vibrant living communities on campus.

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Individual Travel Grants

This travel fund is to support Individual Undergraduate or Graduate Students presenting or performing their scholarly or creative research at national or international venues. There is a limit of $750 International/$500 National per academic year for each applicant, and funds will be disbursed on a first-come basis.

Please e-mail a completed application form to Associate Dean Melonie Murray and be sure to include a copy of the formal invitation to present or a link to the conference/presenting organization's website listing you as a presenter/performer or be sure to include a paragraph from your department chair, school director, or faculty advisor explaining why this presentation/performance is important to your undergraduate career and/or education. Please direct any questions about the Individual Student Travel Grants to . Please send all communications through your uMail and check it regularly for responses -- e-mails sent from/to private e-mail addresses ( are not being successfully sent/received.

Please note that the Dean's Office Graduate Student Travel Fund is not available for opportunities that could be funded by the CFA FAF Grants.

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