• Department Scholarships: Digital Media Arts

    Hamline’s Digital Media Arts Scholarships are designed for students who have a demonstrated interest, aptitude, and passion for digital media arts. This award is renewable for up to four years in the amount of up to $3,000 per year.



    Scholarship Criteria

    Admitted students applying for this scholarship should be planning to major in Digital Media Arts. Scholarship holders will be expected to participate in yearly portfolio reviews and be active in the activities of the program. A major in Digital Media Arts is required to maintain this scholarship. 

    All required materials for admission to Hamline University must be submitted before applying for departmental scholarships. Scholarship applications and materials received after the deadline will not be considered. Scholarships are only awarded to students who have received an offer of admission from Hamline University.

    Audition Process

    A select group of students will be invited to campus to meet with the Scholarship Selection Committee as the final step of the award process. Scholarship finalists should be prepared to present a new or longer sample of their work (5 minutes max for viewing or listening to new materials). The Scholarship Selection Committee will ask questions about the work, your interests, topics from your statement and ideas you have about media and the future of media communication. 

    How to Maintain this Scholarship

    To maintain this scholarship, the recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA, participate in annual portfolio reviews and be active in the activities of the program, and declare a major in Digital Media Arts by the end of the sophomore year.

    For answers to any questions, call the Office of Undergraduate Admission at 800-753-9753 or 651-523-2207 or email admission@hamline.edu.

  • Apply for the Digital Media Arts Scholarship

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    Required materials

    : This statement should have two parts. In the first part discuss your experiences, education, and interests related to digital media. The review committee will use these comments to get a sense of your background and work. In the second part discuss your work sample submission. Reflect on your creative process and comment on specific works with a particular focus on what you learned from that project. Conclude your essay with a statement of how you see work as a digital media artist shaping your life and career choices. Please limit this statement to two pages in length.

    : This letter should come from someone who can speak to your work as a media artist. It can come from a teacher, a professional with whom you have worked, or someone who knows you well.

    : Send us a five minute sample of your best work. For example a demo reel, a clip from a film, animation, web page design, a soundtrack, or some examples of projects you have or are working on.

    How to submit required materials:

    Mail: Send application materials in one envelope to the following address:

    Hamline University, Office of Undergraduate Admission
    Departmental Scholarships
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284

    Email: Submit application materials in one email to scholarships@hamline.edu.


    I certify that all the information provided is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if the information I have provided is false, incomplete or inaccurate, my scholarship application to Hamline University may be voided. I recognize that the university reserves the right to award scholarships to students who demonstrate exemplary qualifications for each departmental scholarship at its own discretion.


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