Donor Supported Scholarship

Nancy Oakes-Hall Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship Endowment

The Nancy Oakes-Hall Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship Endowment was established to honor the life and memory of Nancy Oakes-Hall ('03 KCAD Master of Fine Arts Alumna), a longtime supporter of student scholarship opportunities at KCAD.


  • Applicants must be enrolled as a degree seeking graduate or undergraduate student in KCAD’s Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography or Sculpture and Functional Art program at the time of application.
  • Must demonstrate financial need via the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form (international students are not required to complete the FAFSA for eligibility)
  • Applicants must submit a 300 to 500 word essay that expresses their educational and/or career goals in the face of personal, economic, cultural or social challenges

This scholarship is not renewable, but recipients are welcome to reapply annually if they continue to meet the required criteria.

To apply, please go to the KCAD Slideroom website.

Contact the Scholarship Office

Phone: 616.259.1112

Email: [email protected]