Illustration, M.A. | University of Hartford | West Hartford, United States
24 months
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34712 USD/year
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About

This prestigious Illustration program at University of Hartford is the only low residency MFA in the country that is dedicated exclusively to illustration.

Overview

Whether you’re looking to pursue a career in education, revitalize your creativity, or reinvent your portfolio, you can earn an MFA in Illustration at University of Hartford while maintaining your career and commitments at home. You’ll be surrounded by fellow students who are, themselves, highly motivated, established illustrators, illustrator/graphic designers, and illustration educators from across the country.

The structure of our program allows you to complete the program in two years (summer, fall, spring semesters each) plus two weeks (final third summer). In between contact periods, you’ll maintain communication with the Program Director and Thesis Advisor while completing assignments and developing a thesis project.

Key Features

Our low residency program couples intensive, on-campus sessions in the summer with traveling spring and fall contact periods. During the summer, you convene with other students on campus for two weeks, working in a studio environment where you are provided focused interaction with award-winning faculty. The week-long fall and spring contact periods take place off-campus in major cities across the country, where we visit studios, area museums, and invite local illustrators to speak about their careers.

The structure of our program allows you to complete the program in two years (summer, fall, spring semesters each) plus two weeks (final third summer). In between contact periods, you’ll maintain communication with the Program Director and Thesis Advisor while completing assignments and developing a thesis project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graphic Design
  • Colors
  • 3D
  • Black and White
  • Drawing
  • Painting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications will be considered until the year’s cohort for the start of the summer semester is full, with a priority deadline of January 15.

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Upon the acceptance of your portfolio, complete the online application and submit your $50 application fee.
  • Submit a letter of intent (within the online application). In no more than 500 words, this statement should address your influences, interests, brief life history, current direction, and reasons for applying to a graduate program at this time.
  • Request one letter of recommendation attesting to your ability and competence from a person practicing or teaching in the field in which the application is made.
  • Upload your portfolio (URL or PDF format) to the application portal.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17356 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    34712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17356 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    34712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17356 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • per term

Living costs for West Hartford

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Illustration.

Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
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Unicreds
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
Future Innovator Scholarship
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StudySoup
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
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Aga Khan Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
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SHAPE America
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
20 Apr 2024
Robert Wilkos Scholarship
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Robert Wilkos
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Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
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Education Future
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Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
18 Aug 2024
Jennifer Dunn Thomson Scholarship
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Washington Policy Center
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Obama Foundation Scholars Program
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Obama Foundation
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Apr 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
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BeArt-Presets
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Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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2500 USD
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Dixie Belle Paint Company Scholarship
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Dixie Belle Paint Company
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Orlow Firm Scholarship
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Jul 2024
Elite Lawyer Scholarship
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Elite Lawyer
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1000 USD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
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Eric Dalius Foundation
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1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
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Diasporans 
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
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The Smooth Movers
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500 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Innovation in Education
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LA Tutors
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
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Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
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Marshall Scholarships
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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
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Grant
2000 USD
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Betty Lou Bailey SWE Region F Scholarship
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Society of Women Engineers
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
01 May 2024
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WEAR & I
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1000 USD
Deadline
17 Oct 2024
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College JumpStart Scholarship
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
01 Aug 2024
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Speakeasy
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
10 Apr 2024
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John T. Fields & Associates
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
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SETC
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jul 2024
Hugues Joublin Grant
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Hugues Joublin
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
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Justin Magnuson Justice Reform Foundation
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1000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
03 Mar 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
12 Mar 2024
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
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1000 USD
Deadline
01 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
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500 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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500 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
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Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
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Zolve
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1500 USD
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Carol Stephens SWE Scholarship
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Society of Women Engineers
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1250 USD
Deadline
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Bertha Lamme Memorial Scholarship
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Society of Women Engineers
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Various benefits
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The Tall Clubs International Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students
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Get-Scholarship
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5000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Graphic Web Design Scholarship Program
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AIS Technolabs
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5000 USD
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Arts Fund (Both ways)
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Sprak Design Program for Graphic & Web Design
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Sprak Design
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Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
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Mozida Foundation
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
26 Jun 2024
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship
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The Ramage Law Group
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90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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8000 EUR
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European Commission
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3500 USD
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15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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ACES: The Society for Editing
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2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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2000 USD
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20 Aug 2024
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1500 USD
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15 May 2024
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1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
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30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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500 USD
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31 Oct 2024
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3000 USD
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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3000 USD
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTSing Scholarship
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IELTSing
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965 USD
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Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
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