Art Therapy Founders Scholarship

The Founders Scholarship was created by the first graduate program director Dr. Gussie Klorer. This scholarship is awarded to an SIUE art therapy counseling graduate student who has financial need. Recipients of this award will be selected by a committee designated by the Chair of the Art and Design Department. The purpose of this award is to provide ongoing scholarship support in the Master of Art Therapy Program in the Art & Design Department at SIUE to individuals who demonstrate financial need.

Area of Interest
Art & Design, College of Arts and Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a statement of financial need that includes information on your expenses, debt and income. Be as detailed as possible.
  2. Please upload a short essay explaining what you see as your role in the field of art therapy. The maximum word count is 300, and files should be either PDF or Microsoft Word documents.
  3. Are you currently receiving student loans to finance your education?
  4. What is your current outstanding student loan debt? (Available on
  5. Student employment
    • Have you accepted student employment on your aid offer?
    • If so, are you currently working on campus now?