Capital City Comic Con Original Art Scholarship in Comic Studies
Capital City Comic Con is proud to announce the first annual Capital City Comic Con Original Art Scholarship in Comic Studies.
The scholarship is offered exclusively to current students at Michigan State University to encourage the study of comic art. One scholarship will be awarded based on artistic merit of original artwork submissions as determined by a comprehensive jury.
The recipient of the Capital City Comic Con Original Art Scholarship in Comic Studies will be awarded:
- A commission of $500 to create a piece of original art inspired by Capital City Comic Con
- A commemorative letter and certificate
- A dedicated table at Capital City Comic Con to highlight and/or sell work
The scholarship is subject to the condition that the commissioned scholarship artwork and artist will be:
- Featured as Official Capital City Comic Con Commemorative Art for the event
- Featured in dedicated insert in Lansing City Pulse
- Featured in event program and promotional materials
- Featured on web and social media
- Reproduced as 11 x 17 digital prints and sold as official Capital City Comic Con artwork
To apply for the scholarship, applicants must provide:
- Hi-res JPG or PDF Sample(s) of original comic art. Comic strips and illustrations or “splash pages” are acceptable, but preference will be given to completed books. DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL ARTWORK as submissions will not be returned.
- A brief cover letter introducing the applicant and explaining the nature of the project(s)
- Proof of academic enrollment, either during the 2015-2016 academic year or evidence of enrollment for 2016-2017.
Applications must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than June 10, 2016. Upon determining the scholarship recipient, commissioned artwork must be completed no later than July 8, 2016.