Capital City Comic Con Art Scholarship 

Capital City Comic Con is proud to announce the fourth annual Capital City Comic Con Art Scholarship, in conjunction with the MSU Comics Forum and the MSU Comic Art & Graphic Novel Minor.

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/MSU Comic Art Scholarship will be awarded:

    • A commission of $1000 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 a dedicated press release from Capital City Comic Con to local media
    • Featured as Official Capital City Comic Con Commemorative Art for the event
    • 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 2017-2018 or 2018-2019 academic year.

Applications must be submitted via email to no later than April 15, 2019. Upon determining the scholarship recipient, commissioned artwork must be completed no later than June 15, 2019.