Brule Art Scholarship for Incoming Students

Students interested in studying art and design at Finlandia University are invited to apply for the Dave and Elsa Brule Scholarship.

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$20,000 Competitive Art Scholarship

Thanks to the generous support of Dave and Elsa Brule, we’re offering a $20,000 scholarship for two incoming art and design students. The student will receive the scholarship over their four years at Finlandia. Submitting for a preliminary Portfolio Review will help you understand how you can best prepare yourself for this competition and studying Art & Design with us here at Finlandia. There is a mandatory, in person Portfolio Review Day on May 11, 2019.

Benefits of attending Portfolio Review Day

  • Meet Art & Design facultyArt-8070
  • Get a feeling of the atmosphere offered at Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design
  • Explore the incredible facilities in Finlandia’s Jutila Center
  • Meet with admissions and financial aid staff
  • Portfolio Review

Application Details

  • Applicants must be accepted to Finlandia University by April 26, 2019. Use our fast and free application.
  • Portfolio Review Day is May 11, 2019. This is mandatory and you must be present in person.
  • Winner will be announced by phone on May 17, 2019.

Estimated Day of Agenda

Below is an estimated timeline for what will take place during the Portfolio Review Day. Times may vary, and individual day schedules may change depending on the number of people attending and/or which faculty member will be available. An exact agenda will be sent to you prior to the day of the competition.

Learn more about our Art & Design Majors


Arthur HillAdjunct Instructor, Photography and Drawing, ISADFinlandia Universityarthur.hill@finlandia.edu906-487-7225
Barb HardyDesign InstructorFinlandia
Denise VandevilleDean, International School of Art & Design Associate Professor, Ceramic DesignFinlandia Universitydenise.vandeville@finlandia.edu906-487-7379
Dylan WeilerAssistant Professor of Studio Arts/IntermediaFinlandia
Gini BrewerInt'l School of Art & Design CoordinatorFinlandia 487-7225
Kenyon HansenVisiting ArtistFinlandia Universitykenyon.hansen@finlandia.edu4064381248
Phyllis FredendallProfessor of Fiber and Fashion DesignFinlandia Universityphyllis.fredendall@finlandia.edu906-487-7376
Tom AdolphsAssistant Professor, Graphic DesignFinlandia 487-7375

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